Following a Silver Pixel win in the Specialist Publisher category at this year’s Bookmarks Awards, BandwidthBlog has won the award for the Best Science & Technology Blog at the SA Blog Awards 2011. The Awards took place at the Crystal Towers Hotel in Cape Town on Saturday 10th December.
Bandwidth Blog has grown its local audience by 500% in the past year, establishing itself as one of the leading local technology news destinations. Engagement on popular content has exploded with some articles receiving hundreds of comments, likes and re-tweets.
BandwidthBlog is a leading South African tech news site that focuses on keeping its audience informed of the fast evolving local and international Internet economy.
Publishing breaking news on social media, online trends and the mobile sector, BandwidthBlog distinguishes itself by also offering hands on gadget and game reviews, insight on local internet startups, video interviews with local web entrepreneurs and office photos of leading Internet companies.
“We are very proud to have won two awards in quick succession. Both mean a lot to us – The Silver Pixel at the recent Bookmarks was acknowledgement from top local and international judges of the quality of content, user engagement and our huge audience growth and the Blog Award voted by the public, our peers in the industry and a panel of judges justifies our quick rise to prominence in our local market,” says Charl Norman, founder of BandwidthBlog.com.