GEO.ANACOM platform nominated for "WSIS Prizes 2024" contest

ANACOM's geospatial platform, GEO.ANACOM, has been nominated as an entry to the “WSIS Prizes 2024” contest (Category 3: “Action Line C3 - Access to information and knowledge”).

The winning project will be chosen through an online public vote. We invite everyone to participate by voting (voting closes 31st March).

To register your vote, please follow the procedure below:

1. Access to the link WSIS Prizes 2024 Link externo.

2. Register on the WSIS website and then log in

3. After logging in, you will be taken to the Voting form. Select the option “Category 3 — AL C3. Access to information and knowledge (20 Projects)”


4. ANACOM's entry is called “ANACOM's Geospatial Platform”. To register your vote for ANACOM’s entry, select “Vote For This Project


The prize winners will be announced at the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event Link externo., taking place in Geneva (Switzerland) from 27 to 31 May 2024.

The WSIS Prizes contest was set up to reward successfully implemented and developed projects in information and communication technologies. The prize is awarded by the International Telecommunication Union, a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) for telecommunications and the information society.

GEO.ANACOM is a platform that gives users access to a set of georeferenced information on the electronic communications and postal services sector. In addition to the Public Website, the platform also features the SIIA - Sistema de Informação de Infraestruturas Aptas (Suitable Infrastructure Information System), which is accessible to accredited entities, as well as an Internal Area for ANACOM staff.

GEO.ANACOM was recently distinguished with the “Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award” The platform was recognised not only for its use of the latest and emerging WEB GIS development technologies, but also for its disruptive approach in presenting, modelling and introducing new tools for processing and analysing sector data.