Comment Awards Sponsors 2017

If you would like information about category sponsorship or hosting a table at The Comment Awards Ceremony please contact julia@editorialintelligence.com 

 


Associate Partner


Virgin Media offers four multi award-winning services across the UK and Ireland: broadband, TV, mobile phone and landline.

The Company’s ultrafast network delivers the fastest widely available broadband speeds to homes (200 Mbps) and small businesses (300 Mbps). We are expanding our network through a £3bn investment programme enabling us to reach 17 million premises by 2020.

Its interactive TV service brings live programmes, thousands of hours of on-demand programming and the best apps and games in a set-top box, as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones.

Virgin Media launched the world’s first virtual mobile network and is one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the UK and Ireland.

Through Virgin Media Business, the company supports entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.

Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 27 million customers across 14 countries.


Category Sponsors


Channel 4 is a publicly-owned, commercially-funded, not-for-profit public service broadcaster and has a remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive. Its public ownership and not-for-profit status ensure all profit generated by its commercial activity is directly reinvested back into the delivery of its public service remit. As a publisher-broadcaster, Channel 4 is also required to commission UK content from the independent production sector and currently works with around 300 creative companies across the UK every year. In addition to the main Channel 4 service, its portfolio includes: E4, More4, Film4, 4Music, 4seven, Channel4.com and on-demand channel All 4.


Index on Censorship is a nonprofit that campaigns for and defends free expression worldwide.

We publish work by censored writers and artists, promote debate, and monitor threats to free speech.

We believe that everyone should be free to express themselves without fear of harm or persecution – no matter what their views.
Index’s aim is to raise awareness about threats to free expression and the value of free speech as the first step to tackling censorship.
Index relies entirely on the support of donors and readers to do our work.


 

 

The mission of the International Rescue Committee is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.


 

 

Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 57 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 December 2015, Vodafone had 461 million mobile customers and 13 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.




The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health. We provide more than £800 million a year to support bright minds in science, the humanities and the social sciences, as well as education, public engagement and the application of research to medicine.
Our £18 billion investment portfolio gives us the independence to support such transformative work as the sequencing and understanding of the human genome, research that established front-line drugs for malaria, and Wellcome Collection, our free venue for the incurably curious that explores medicine, life and art.