Global Mobile Awards 2019 shortlist

GSMA has revealed the shortlisted names for the Global Mobile Awards 2019 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2019) in Barcelona.

GSMA will be revealing the final names of the winners shortly.
GSMA at MWC 2015

  1. Mobile Tech

1a. Best Mobile Network Infrastructure

Affirmed Networks for 5G Webscale Mobile Core (vEPC)

Ericsson for 5G high-band Massive MIMO

Huawei for 5G Oriented Distributed Cloud Core Network

Huawei for Huawei 5G C -Band Massive MIMO Family

Parallel Wireless for ALL G software enabled Open RAN

Vodafone for Dual-Band Massive MIMO

1b. Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough (Companies more than $10 million Annual Global Revenue)

Elisa Corporation for Elisa Virtual NOC

Huawei 5G RAN Innovation

KT for AI Network Operation System

Latvijas Mobilais Telefons for LMT Mobile-only Smart TV

Verizon Wireless & Accenture for Enhanced Customer Engagement

1c. Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough (Companies less than $10 million Annual Global Revenue)

Athonet for Athonet BubbleCloud

BroadForward for BroadForward Next Generation EIR

KaiOS Technologies for KaiOS the emerging OS

MobileedgeX for MobiledgeX R.1

Qnovo for Qnovo Battery Health and Safety Platform

Qeexo Co for Qeexo EarSense

1d. Best Network Software Breakthrough (Companies more than $10 million Annual Global Revenue)

Ericsson & Telstra for NB-IoT extended cell range 100 km

KT for Integrated Orchestrator Platform for customized B2B service

Orange for Orange’s 5G massive MIMO full 3D radio propagation model

Samsung Networks for 5G Radio & Service Planner (CognitiV Planner)

VMware for vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition 3.0

1e. Best Network Software Breakthrough (Companies less than $10million Annual Global Revenue)

Anuta Networks for Anuta ATOM

Athonet for Athonet BubbleCloud

ClearSky Technologies for NetView 360 5G Analysis and Design Service

EMnify for EMnify Cloud-Native CIoT Mobile Core

Zeetta Networks and Colt Technology Services for Smart Contracts: “Circle-of-Trust”

1f. Best Mobile Authentication & Security Solution

AdaptiveMobile Security for Network Protection Platform (NPP)

Callsign and Three UK for Cross-industry Partnership for Enhanced, Intelligent Fraud


Cisco for Umbrella Mobile Protect

Mobileum for Mobileum Signalling Firewall

Nok Nok for Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite (Nok Nok S3 Suite)

  1. Consumer

2a. Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers

Beeline, Veon & MasterCard for MyBeeline

China Unicom for Free Anti-Fraud Service For Social Good

Sunrise & Huawei HD/UHD Video Service over 5G FWA

KT for KT Play Game : LTE, 5G zero-rating service

Vodafone for Vodafone In-Store Repair

2b. Best Mobile Service for the Connected Life

Aira for Aira: Visual Interpreter for the Blind

Alpha Bank for bleep app

Beeline, Veon & Motorica for Beeline.Motorica

Goshawk for Goshawk Communications UK

SK Telecom for Smart[Home]

2c. Best Use of Mobile Marketing

Buyapowa and SMARTY for SMARTY

Dialog Axiata for Dialog Mega Run Mobile Marketing Platform

China Mobile Yunnan & Huawei for Yunnan Touring by One Mobile Phone

Reliance Jio Infocomm for Jio Cricket Play Along

Voyager Innovations for Freenet’s Freeniversaya

2d. Most Innovative Mobile App

ABBYY for ABBYY FineScanner

inDriver for inDriver

Mediktor for Mediktor

Samsung for Samsung Health

SK Telecom for T Map for Ultimate Driving Safety

2e. Best Overall Mobile Consumer Innovation

Apple for Apple Watch ECG

Tik Tok for Bytedance

Carbon Health for Carbon Health

Epic Games for the Fortnite franchise

Google for Google Assistant with Duplex

  1. Fourth Industrial Revolution

3a. Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise

Athonet for Athonet BubbleCloud

DHL & Huawei OceanConnect IoT Platform for Innovative Smart Logistics

State Grid Corporation of China & Huawei for eLTE based Next Generation Smart Grid

Orange for Orange Beacon Tag

Salesforce for Lightning Platform Mobile

3b. Best Mobile Innovation for Health and Biotech

Accenture and MAYA Health for Maya Health Navigator

Baobab Circle for Afya Pap

BIMA for mHealth from BIMA

Goshawk for Goshawk Communications [UK] Ltd.

Medanets for Caregivers

3c. Best Mobile Innovation for Education

ABA English for ABA English

Accenture & Grameen Foundation for Grameen Guru

Aira for Aira: Visual Interpreter for the Blind

Lenovo for Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom

PwC for WorkForce Of The Future

3d. Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive

Advanced Wireless Network Company for NB-IoT Motor Tracker

Huawei for C-V2X Solution

Mojio for Motion, Mojio’s Connected Car Solution for Mobile Network Operators

what3words for what3words Voice

Wind River for Wind River Edge Sync

3e. Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and Fintech

Dialog Axiata PLC for Dialog Axiata Genie

JS Bank for JS Bank

KT for Genie Pay

Cassava Smartech and Mahindra Comviva for EcoCash Merchant Payments powered by mobiquity Money

Voyager Innovations for PayMaya

3f. Best Mobile Innovation for Commerce

Schwarz Gruppe & Huawei for CloudCampus Solution

Safaricom for M-PESA Global

Synchronoss for The Synchronoss Digital Experience Platform

Ubamarket & DMI for Ubamarket

Whisbi for Whisbi: Conversational Sales & Marketing Platform for Enterprises

3g. Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities

Famoco for Famoco Smart Validator

China Telecom Fujian & Huawei for Converged Smart Community

Gaoqing Government & Huawei for Adding “Smart” to “Happy”

Huawei for PoleStar Solution

Nokia for Nokia AVA Mobility Analytics

  1. Device

4a. Best Smartphone

Apple for Apple iPhone XS Max

Google for Google Pixel 3

Huawei for Huawei Mate 20 Pro

OnePlus for OnePlus 6T

Samsung for Samsung Galaxy Note 9

4b. Disruptive Device Innovation Award

Google for Google Night Sight

Google for Google Assistant with Duplex

Huawei for Leica Triple Camera

Vivo (powered by Synaptics) for In-Display Fingerprint sensor

Oppo Find for X pop-up camera

4d. Best Wearable Mobile Technology

Accenture and Blee for BleeWatch

Biobeat Technologies for Biobeat

Huawei for TruSeen 3.0 heart rate monitor

Samsung for Samsung Galaxy Watch

Vodafone for V-SOS Band

4e. Best Connected Consumer Device

Goodix for Secure Live-Finger Detection Solution

Nubia Technology for nubia X

Sprint Corporation & HARMAN for Sprint TREBL (with Magic Box)

Samsung for Samsung Galaxy Note9

Vodafone for V-SOS Band

  1. Content & Media

5a. Best Mobile VR or AR

Accenture for AVEnueS

China Mobile Fujian & Huawei for FMCC Cloud VR of CMCC

KT for KT GiGA Live TV

LG for LGU+ 5G VR Service

SK Telecom for oksusu Social VR

5b. Best Mobile Video Content Service

Airtel for Airtel TV – Powering Entertainment for the Masses

Beeline, Veon & Kaltura for Beeline TV

China Mobile Zhejiang & Huawei for Migu Hot Video

Reliance Jio Infocomm for JioCinema

SK Telecom for oksusu

5c. Best Content and Media Innovation

BBC for Civilisations AR

Burger King/FCB New York for Whopper for a penny

Epic Games for The Fortnite franchise

Otter for Otter Voice Notes

Samsung for Samsung Audio Acordes

Vero for Vero

  1. Social Good

6a. Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets

Huawei for “Connect More with Less”

Lumos Global for Lumos – MTN Mobile Electricity

Mavenir for Mavenir’s Aquto Sponsored Data Rewards Platform

Sky and Space Global for Sky and Space Global

Yego Innovation for Organising Africa’s Taxi Industry

6b. Best Mobile Innovation for Women in Emerging Markets

BBC Media Action for Kilkari

Millicom, Sheva & Tigo Guatemala for Mujeres Conectadas

Robi Axiata Ltd for Robi Joyeeta – Empowering Women

Sehat Kahani for Dr. Iffat Zafar and Dr. Sara Khurram

Wave Money for Shwe Toe

6c. Best Mobile Innovation supporting Emergency or Humanitarian Situations

Ericsson & Vivo (Telefonica Brazil) for Connecting Venezuelan refugees

IrisGuard UK Ltd for The EyePay platform and humanitarian assistance

Lumkani for Lumkani

Mavenir for Mavenir’s Aquto Sponsored Data Rewards

Norwegian Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) for RCRC

6d. Best Use of Mobile for Accessibility & Inclusion

Accenture & National Theatre of Great Britain for Smart Caption Glasses

Aira for Aira – Visual Interpreter for the Blind

Beeline, Veon & Motorica for Beeline.Motorica

Goshawk for Goshawk Communications UK

Rightpoint, Outfront Media & Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for AllAccess/MBTA App

6e. The Green Mobile Award

Closing the Loop for The Recycle Movement

GenCell Energy for GenCell A5 Off-Grid

Huawei for Green Energy Solution

Huawei for PowerStar “Zero-Bit, Zero-Watt”

Telefonica for 100 percent Renewable Energy Plan 2030

6f. Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs

IrisGuard UK Ltd for The EyePay platform and humanitarian assistance

Cassava Smartech and Mahindra Comviva for EcoCash powered by mobiquity Money

Telekomunikasi Selular Indonesia & Habibi Garden for Habibi Garden

Telenor for Tonic Universal Health Coverage Platform

World Food Program for SCOPE CODA

  1. Outstanding Achievement

8b. Women4Tech – Industry Leadership (Individuals)

Amy Bernal: Director of Agent Services, Aira Tech Corporation

Dian Siswarini, CEO & President Director, XL Axiata

Miriam Aguirre, SVP of Engineering, Skillz

Namrata Sharma, Sales Director, HCL Technologies

Younghee Lee, CMO, Samsung Electronics

8c. Women4Tech – Industry Leadership (Organisations)

Alternatif Bank for Alternatif Bank

Bharti Infratel’s for Diversity Mission 2020

Ooredoo for Oman’s incubators for Women

Turkcell for Women Developers of The Future

8d. European 5G Pioneer Award

Deutsche Telekom AG for driving an ecosystem approach towards 5G commercialization

Ericsson & Swisscom for Getting 5G Ready for Business

Latvijas Mobilais Telefons for 5G fixed wireless network and mobile-only smart TV

Telia Company AB for Telia 5G esports

Vodafone for Vodafone

  1. 4YFN

9a. 4YFN Startup of the Year

Carfit (France): Carfit technology based on Artificial Intelligence and reads car vibrations to support and facilitate maintenance.

NanoLock Security (Israel): NanoLock Security technology provides a low-cost security and management solution to mitigate against malicious attacks ranging from ransomware to the manipulation of stored codes and configuration information.

Scoot Networks (US/Spain): Scoot is an application that provides shared electric vehicles on demand. The company owns different types of vehicles, including bicycles and motorcycles.

Factorial (Spain): Factorial technology automates human resource tasks, reduces errors, obtains global organization information and makes it visible through data analysis.

3DLOOK (United States): 3DLOOK uses new technologies, deep learning and 3D vision and scanning to transform the textile industry.

  1. 5G

10a. 5G Leadership Award

Huawei for 5G Leading in Availability, Affordability, Application and Adoption

KT for KT’s contribution to 5G

Nokia for Nokia 5G Future X – Unleashing the Potential of 5G

Qualcomm for Qualcomm 5G

Samsung Networks for Samsung 5G Solutions (ConnectiV)

10b. 5G Industry Partnership Award

Ericsson, Fraunhofer-Institute and MTU Aero Engines AG for 5G for real-time process monitoring and control in manufacturing

Hamburg Port Authority, Deutsche Telekom and Nokia for First Large Scale Industrial Commercial 5G Trial

Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC),China Mobile & Huawei Wireless X Labs for Digital Sky

Health Commission of Henan Province and the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University & Huawei Wireless X Labs for eHealth

SK Telecom for Project for the World’s First Commercialization of 5G