Ascend Digital wins 4 laurels at GITTA and Premier Marketing Leadership Awards 2024 

Team Ascend Digital pick up their award at GITTA2024

Ascend Digital Solutions, a leading digital economy enabler, walked away with four laurels from two prestigious industry awards over the weekend. 

The first was the 13th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2024, where Ascend was adjudged Public Sector Technology Provider of the Year and its visionary CEO, Harkirit Singh won the Telecom Personality of the Year.

Then at the Premier Marketing Leadership Awards, Ascend’s marketing team, led by Thomas Brien, emerged as the Outstanding Marketing Team of the Year, while Brien himself was honoured as the Marketing Personality of the Year (Information Technology.

The GITTA award – Public Sector Technology Provider of the Year – was in recognition of Ascend’s dedication to transforming public services through innovative technology.

Ascend is a leader in the delivery of rural telephony in Ghana, a the main contractor for Ghana’s eTransform project.

In a statement, the company said, “Our initiatives, such as the Rural Telephony Programme, are making a significant impact by delivering voice and data services to millions of Ghanaians in rural Ghana, while our eTransform project is paving the way for digital innovation in public service delivery.”

It said the award is therefore a motivation for the company to continue breaking new ground and driving digital transformation across Africa.

“With a great vision comes great leadership,” the statement said. “Our CEO, Harkirit Sigh, was also named at the GITTA Awards as Telecom Personality of the Year. His leadership is propelling Ascend to the forefront of the digital revolution, positioning the company as a catalyst for technological advancement.”

It said Harkirit’s strategic vision extends beyond business growth and focuses more on propelling African nations into the digital age, adding, “we celebrate his well-deserved recognition as Telecom Personality of the Year.”

Marketing Awards

The winning streak for Ascend continued on June 8th, 2024, at the Premier Marketing Leadership Awards, where Thomas Brien, Ascend’s Head of Marketing, was lauded as the Marketing Professional of the Year (Information Technology), a testament to his innovative marketing strategies and significant role in positioning Ascend as a formidable brand in the IT sector.

The Ascend Digital Solutions Ltd. marketing team was also recognized as Outstanding Marketing Team of the Year. This award celebrates the team’s exceptional efforts in brand building and promoting Ascend’s digital transformation agenda.

“We celebrate the triumphs of Ascend Digital Solutions and its management as we look forward to continuous progress towards a digitally transformed Ghana and Africa,” the statement said.


Ascend Digital Solutions is a trusted partner in enabling the real potential of a digital economy. Our goal is to be the digital catalyst reducing broadband usage gap through technology and financial innovations that will leapfrog Africa into the 4th industrial revolution. We envision Africa to be the technology playground soon with its vast natural and human resources, transforming itself to be the world’s largest digital platform. This will be achieved through high-speed connectivity, access to low-cost capital, reduction in the digital divide, mass entrepreneurship & innovation and developing solutions in Africa and for Africa. Ascend Digital Solutions is creating tremendous opportunities in next-generation technologies that will enable the delivery of robotics, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence and accelerate Africa’s digital transformation.


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