The 1st AICTA was introduced in 2012. Brunei Darussalam as the leading country successfully carried out the awards and introduced the first online judging, whereby nominees upload their video presentation via and set up a private account (inter-link) with the AICTA judges. The AICTA Judges will view the presentation and submit their scores to the AICTA Secretariat.

The 2nd AICTA was successfully completed and was led by Brunei Darussalam in 2013. For the 2nd AICTA, the ASEAN TELSOM has introduced a new category in AICTA namely “Research and Development”. Using the same procedure from the first AICTA for the online judging and final judging.

To determine the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, shortlisted nominees (top three from each category) were told attend the final round judging. Nominees gave their very best presentation in front of the final round AICTA Judges, the TELSOM leaders.  

The competition concluded with the award ceremony which will be attended by ASEAN Member States (AMS) IT Ministers, from various government, agencies and industries.  This gave the award its recognition as a prestigious meaningful event for ASEAN.  

The 3rd AICTA was led by Brunei Darussalam in 2014 and the Award Ceremony was successfully organized in TELMIN 14th in Bangkok, Thai Lan.

Once again 4th AICTA is organized in 2015, Viet Nam will be the first TELMIN’s host country to lead and continue the successful running of the AICTA.