26 February - 1 March 2018

Global Mobile Awards 2018 Nominee Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the Nominees Shortlist for the GLOMOs 2018!

Category 1: Mobile Tech

Best Mobile Network Infrastructure

  • 5G Ready Ultra-Wide Band(UWB) Radio Family
  • Huawei CloudMSE Solution
  • Nokia for Worldwide IoT enabled by Nokia WING
  • Parallel Wireless for Connecting the Unconnected
  • ZTE for 5G Oriented Ultra Broadband Radio Unit (UBR)

Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough

  • Aira for Unlocking IoT For Good
  • Huawei for Huawei 5G Ready CloudAIR Solution
  • Huawei MEC Solution
  • Sprint & Airspan Networks for The Magic Box
  • ZTE for ZTE Carrier DevOps Builder

Best Network Software Breakthrough

  • Huawei 5G Core solution
  • SK Telecom for T-MANO
  • Vodafone, Cisco & Huawei for Artificial Intelligence in Radio Access Network
  • Zeetta for NetOS®: Dynamic & Intelligent Orchestration of 5G Networks
  • ZTE & velcom A1 Group for 5G-Ready vCN

Best Mobile Authentication & Security Solution

  • Allot for Allot Web SafePersonal
  • Evolved Intelligence for Signalling Firewall
  • NetNumber for NetNumber Fraud and Security Control
  • Orange & AriadNEXT for Mobile Connect et Moi (MCeM)
  • Wandera for Wandera

Category 2: Consumer

Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers

  • Nuance Communications for Nuance Loop
  • Parallel Wireless & Ice Wireless for Connecting the Unconnected
  • Reliance Jio & Cisco for Jio Mobile Broadband and Digital Services
  • Taiwan Star Telecom for T Star Digitalization Solution
  • Turkcell for UpCall

Best Mobile Service for the Connected Life

  • Comcast Corporation for Xfinity Home App
  • Dynamics Inc. for The Connected Wallet Card™
  • PCCW Solutions for Smart Parking and Charging
  • Samsung for Bixby
  • ZTE for ZTE Smart Parking Solution

Best Use of Mobile Marketing

  • Akbank for Smart Audience Targeting on Facebook
  • BMW and Accenture for i Visualiser
  • Nike for Nike On Demand
  • PHD Online for Spreading love on LINE
  • Tenor & Dunkin’ Donuts’ Halloween GIF campaign

Most Innovative Mobile App

  • AIG for AIG On the Go
  • Kika for Kika AI Communications App
  • SMARTIFY and MOBGEN, part of Accenture Digital for SMARTIFY
  • SK Telecom for T map x NUGU
  • Turkcell for My Sign Language

Best Overall Mobile Consumer Innovation – The Judges’ Choice

  • Ada for Ada
  • Intermedia Labs for HQ Trivia
  • Nintendo for Nintendo Switch
  • Revolut for Revolut
  • Tencent for WeChat

Category 3: Fourth Industrial Revolution

Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise

  • Avaamo for Conversational AI For Enterprises
  • Huawei & China Mobile for Steps Tianjin
  • Dynamics Inc. for The Connected Wallet Card™
  • KT Corporation for GiGAeyes
  • SK Telecom & uLikekorea for LiveCare

Best Mobile Innovation for Health

  • Etisalat for Etisalat Telestroke Network
  • KT for KT Digital Healthcare Solution & Platform “m-Hospital”
  • Samsung for Samsung Health
  • Samsung for Samsung SDS Cardio
  • Telenor Norway for Tryggi
  • Vodafone & No Isolation for AV1

Best Mobile Innovation for Education

  • Bombay Natural History Society & Accenture for Internet of Birds
  • Ericsson with UNESCO, UK-DFID, Qualcomm & other partners for Connect to Learn Myanmar
  • Palestine Telecom (PalTel) for Empowering e-Learning
  • Safaricom & Eneza Education for Shupavu 291
  • Turk Telekom for Project Sunshine Games

Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive

  • CalAmp for CrashBoxx Vehicle Risk Management System
  • Cisco for Cisco Jasper Control Center 7.0 for Connected Cars
  • Mojio for Mojio’s Open Platform & Mobile Apps for Connected Cars
  • PCCW Solutions for Smart Parking and Charging
  • SK Telecom & Samsung for Perfect 5G Connectivity: The Enabler of Autonomous Driving

Best Mobile Innovation for Payment

  • Huawei for Huawei Mobile Money
  • Mahindra Comviva & Airtel Tanzania for Airtel Money Tanzania
  • Ooredoo Maldives for m-Faisaa
  • Samsung for Samsung Pay
  • Turkcell for Paycell

Best Mobile Innovation for Commerce

  • Cisco & Clover for Jasper Control Center and Clover Point-of-Sale Solutions
  • Dynamics Inc. for The Connected Wallet Card™
  • Etisalat for Smiles by Etisalat
  • Larusmiani & Accenture for Digital Catalogue
  • Microblink for BlinkReceipt
  • Whisbi for Whisbi Conversational Commerce Solution for Enterprises

Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities

  • Accenture for Saga Prefecture Emergency Response
  • Cisco for Cisco Kinetic for Cities
  • Huawei for Huawei NB-IoT Smart City Solution
  • KT for KT GiGA Safe Facility
  • Turkcell & YGA for My Dream Companion Public Transportation

Smart City Award – The Judges’ Choice

  • Barcelona
  • Bristol
  • Dubai
  • New York
  • Singapore
  • Yinchuan

Category 4 – Device

Best Smartphone 2017

  • Apple for Apple iPhone X
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • LG for LG V30
  • Samsung for Galaxy S8 / S8 Plus
  • Samsung for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Disruptive Device Innovation Award

  • Apple for Apple ARKit
  • Apple for Apple TrueDepth Camera
  • Google for Google Pixel Visual Core
  • Qualcomm for Snapdragon 835
  • Samsung for Samsung 18:9 Display Technology

Best Wearable Mobile Technology

  • Bragi for The Dash Pro
  • Samsung for Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro
  • Samsung for Samsung Gear IconX (2018)
  • Samsung for Samsung Gear Sport
  • Vodafone for Vodafone SUB2 Connectivity and Body Sensors

Best Connected Consumer Device

  • BullGuard for Dojo by BullGuard
  • Jorjin for “J-Reality” MR Smart Glasses
  • Mondicon & Roamability for We.Stream
  • Samsung for Samsung Gear 360
  • ZTE for ZTE Smart Door Lock

Category 5 – Content & Media

Best Mobile VR or AR

  • Lenovo for Mirage AR headset: Star Wars Jedi Challenges
  • Samsung for Samsung 360 Round
  • Samsung for Samsung Gear VR with Controller
  • Samsung & Microsoft for Samsung HMD Odyssey
  • SMARTIFY & MOBGEN, part of Accenture for SMARTIFY

Best Mobile Video Content

  • Bharti Airtel for Airtel TV
  • China Mobile & Huawei for Migu Hot Video
  • Grameenphone Ltd for Bioscope Live TV
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm for “JioCinema enabling Jio Digital Life”
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm for “JioTV enabling Jio Digital Life”

Best Mobile Game

  • CipSoft GmbH for Panzer League
  • Kabam for Marvel Contest of Champions
  • Kabam for Transformers: Forged to Fight

Best Content & Media Innovation (The Judges’ Choice)

  • Fox TV for Beat Shazam TV Show
  • Google for Google Pixel 2 Digital Campaign
  • IKEA for IKEA “Place” Leveraging Augmented Reality for Campaign
  • Netflix for Stranger Things: The Games
  • Sony Music US Latin & Landmark for Shakira El Dorado Album campaign

Category 6 – Social Good

Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets

  • BIMA and Tigo for Driving Financial Inclusion
  • Huawei for RuralStar Connectivity Solution
  • Juvo & Cable & Wireless for Identity Scoring
  • KaiOS for KaiOS, the emerging OS
  • Urban Airship & Paytm for ‘Paytm’

Best Mobile Innovation for Women in Emerging Markets

  • Cassava Fintech (Econet Wireless Zimbabwe) & Mahindra Comviva for EcoCash Savings Club
  • Girl Effect & iSON Group for Girls Connect
  • Pregnancy Tracker by Mobile Dimension LLC
  • MoPT&IT, Robi Axiata & Huawei for ICT Training Buses
  • Türk Telekom Technology Training Programme for Women

Best Mobile Innovation supporting Emergency or Humanitarian Situations

  • Ericsson, China Geological Survey Institute & China Mobile for Ericsson’s Landslide Alarm Solution
  • Ericsson & UN World Food Programme for Ericsson Response (Caribbean 2017)
  • National Emergency Service 999, Bangladesh
  • PALPAY, Bank of Palestine, PCNC IT Solutions for PALPAY
  • Turkcell for Turkcell Emergency Program
  • Smart Communications Inc for Batingaw Mobile Application

Best Use of Mobile for Accessibility & Inclusion

  • Microsoft for Seeing AI – Talking Camera for the Blind Community
  • OTOjOY for OTOjOY LoopBuds
  • Project Ray Ltd for “RayClick” for the visually impaired
  • Social Health Innovations for “Be A Looper”
  • Telefonica for PervasiveSUB

The Green Mobile Award

  • Ericsson & SK Telecom for Green Scheduler with Lean Carrier
  • Huawei Hybrid Power Solution
  • Zero-Footprint TubeStar Solution
  • Samsung for the Samsung Smartphone Sustainability Project
  • Telefónica del Perú, C-CERO (Carbono Cero S.A.C.) and ANIA for Ecohuella

Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs

  • eWATERpay, Eseye Ltd & Selcom for eWATERpay
  • Telenor Pakistan & UNICEF for ‘Digital Birth Registration’
  • The Akshaya Patra Foundation and Accenture for the Million Meals program
  • WatIF Health Pty Ltd for WatIF Health Portal
  • Famoco & World Food Programme for Innovation Accelerator

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