GSMA announces winners of Global Mobile awards at Mobile World Congress 2012

By Telecom Lead Team: The GSMA announced the winners of
the 17th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in


The 2012 Global Mobile Awards continue to showcase the
greatest, most creative and innovative products and services driving the mobile
ecosystem today and into the future. With a record number of high caliber
entries this year, it is a significant achievement to have been honored in
today’s ceremony,” said Michael O’Hara, chief marketing officer, GSMA.


The winners of the 2012 Global Mobile Awards are:


Best Mobile App for Consumers

Winner: Rovio Entertainment – Angry Birds Rio



Best Mobile App for Enterprise

Winner: Citrix Systems – Citrix Receiver



Judges Choice – Best Overall Mobile App

Winner: WhatsApp – WhatsApp



Most Innovative Mobile App

Winner: SwiftKey



Best Mobile Advertising & Marketing Campaign

Winner: Brandtone – Carling Black Label Be the Coach



Innovation in Mobile Advertising

Winner: Poken, the Leading CMS for NFC



Mobile Marketing & Advertising Agency of the Year

Winner: [am.o.bee]



Best Enterprise Mobile Service

Winner: Fiberlink – MaaS360



Best Consumer Mobile Service

Winner: Google – Google Maps for Android



Best Network Product or Solution for Serving Customers

Winner: Turkcell – Turkcell TiklaKonus



Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved

Winner: Safaricom – Grundfos


mWomen Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in
Emerging Markets

Winner: Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree International and
Great Connection Inc. – Etisalat Mobile Baby


Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian

Winner: UBL Omni – transparent and efficient Cash
Disbursement service after the 2009 IDPs Crisis and the 2010 Flood Crisis



The Green Mobile Award

Winner: Flexenclosure – E-site



Best Mobile Health Innovation

Winner: Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree International and
Great Connection – Etisalat Mobile Baby



Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning

Winner: OnPoint Digital – CellCast Solution



Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive, Transport or

Winner: Ford Motor Company – Ford SYNC with Emergency



Best Mobile Money Innovation

Winner: Etisalat, MasterCard and Oberthur Technologies –
Etisalat Commerce


Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing

Winner: Financial Times and Assanka – The Financial Times
Web App



Best Smartphone

Winner: Samsung – Samsung Galaxy S II



Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone

Winner: Nokia – Nokia C3-00



Device Manufacturer of the Year

Winner: Samsung



Best Mobile Tablet

Winner: Apple – Apple iPad 2



Best Embedded Mobile Device (Non-Handsets)

Winner: AT&T – Garmin GTU 10



Best Mobile Broadband Technology

Winner: KT – KT’s Premium WiFi Solution



Best Infrastructure Technology

Winner: Alcatel-Lucent – lightRadio Network



Best Technology Breakthrough

Winner: Vodafone Group – Quad Rate Technology: an evolved
path doubling the efficiency of mobile voice



Best Cloud Based Technology

Winner: Appcelerator – Titanium Integrated Development



Best Technology Product or Solution for Safeguarding and
Empowering Customers

Winner: Cloudmark – Cloudmark Mobile Messaging Security



GSMA Chairman’s Award




Government Leadership Award

Winner: Government of the Republic of Colombia


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