GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards to Recognise Mobile Innovation in the Publishing Sector

By Gsma, PRNE
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

LONDON, September 28, 2011 -

The GSMA has launched its prestigious 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, which recognise excellence, achievement and innovation within the mobile communications industry, and will culminate in a presentation at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday 28th February, 2012.

New categories have been introduced to reflect developments and innovation across the entire mobile ecosystem, including applications, services, devices and technology, with a specific focus for the first time on mobile innovation in the publishing sector.

“The ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing’ award aims to highlight the rapid evolution of the printed word to digital media, via mobile handsets and tablet devices,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The judges will be looking for mobile publishing solutions that enable brands to easily and effectively mobilise their content and develop and launch products, whilst pushing the boundaries of accessibility and interactivity.”

This award is open to digital publishing and media organisations that provide digital media and information for mobile devices and tablets.

Further details for the ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing’ award can be found here.  

A full list of categories, criteria and entry details is available on the Global Mobile Awards website at The deadline for entries is Wednesday 30 November 2011, with a shortlist of nominations announced in January 2012. For specific inquiries on the Global Mobile Awards, please contact:

About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Congress.  

For more information, please visit Mobile World Live, the online portal for the mobile communications industry, at or the GSMA corporate website at

Anya Du Sauzay, +44-(0)-207-067-0746; or GSMA Press Office at press at

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