The GSMA Announces Winners of the Annual Global Mobile Awards

By Gsma, PRNE
Monday, February 14, 2011

BARCELONA, Spain, February 15, 2011 - The GSMA today announced the winners of the 16th Annual Global Mobile
awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were
recognised in a two-part afternoon awards ceremony and evening celebration
hosted by British TV and radio presenter Jonathan Ross. Guests at the
Congress Party and Awards Celebration were entertained by Grammy and Brit
Award-winning singer Duffy and internationally acclaimed indie rock band

"This year's awards attracted more than 600 entrants, with many high
calibre entries across all categories," said Rob Conway, CEO and Member of
the Board, GSMA. "The GSMA congratulates the award winners and commends all
finalists for their innovation, ingenuity and important contributions to the
success of the mobile industry."

The afternoon awards ceremony included the presentation of nine
categories of awards, including the first "Global Mobile Apps Awards",
introduced this year to celebrate the emerging trends in applications, as
well as the "Mobile Innovation" category, which honoured achievements across
vertical sectors such as health, education, transport and utilities. The
awards for "Best Mobile App" and "Best Mobile Device" were presented at the
evening Congress Party and Awards Celebration, along with "Device
Manufacturer of the Year."

The 2011 Global Mobile Award Winners include:

    App of the Year on the Apple Platform
    Winner: Rovio/Clickgamer/Chillingo - Angry Birds

    App of the Year on the BlackBerry(R) App World Platform
    Winner: Research In Motion - BlackBerry Messenger

    App of the Year on the Android Platform
    Winner: Google - Google Maps

    App of the Year on the Nokia Platform
    Winner: Herocraft & InnerActive - Zum Zum

    Best Mobile App
    Winner: Rovio/Clickgamer/Chillingo - Angry Birds

    Best Mobile Advertising & Marketing Campaign
    Winner: Mobilera -Outeractive -Unilever Cornetto Multiplayer
     Interactive Wall Projection Mapping Game

    Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Solution
    Winner: Antenna - Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP)

    Best Mobile Money Product or Solution
    Winner: Airtel Africa, MasterCard Worldwide and Standard Chartered
     Bank -Airtel Card

    Best Use of Mobile for Social & Economic Development
    Winner: Ericsson and Flexenclosure - Ericsson Community Power

    Best Mobile Money for the Unbanked Service
    Winner: Vodafone Group, Safaricom, Vodacom, Vodafone Essar Limited and
     Roshan Ltd. -  M-PESA

    Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segments
    Winner: BBC World Service Trust - BBC Janala

    Best M-Health Innovation
    Winner: Mobisante, Inc. - MobiUS

    Best Mobile Learning Innovation
    Winner: Urban Planet Mobile and PT Telkomsel -Urban English, Mobile
     English Learning Initiative

    Best Mobile Innovation for Utilities
    Winner: EDMI and Sierra Wireless for EDMI EWM100 Advanced GSM/GPRS
     Modem -Smart Metering Applications

    Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive & Transport
    Winner: Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, AT&T, NTT DOCOMO Inc, and Telenor
     Connexion for ICT -Electric Vehicles

    Best Embedded Mobile Device (Non-Handsets)
    Winner: AT&T and VITALITY, Inc. - AT&T-connected Vitality GlowCaps

    Green Mobile Award for Best Green Product/Service or Performance
    Winner: Bharti Infratel - GreenTowers P7 Project

    Best Mobile Device
    Winner: Apple - iPhone 4

    Device Manufacturer of the Year
    Winner: HTC

    Best Mobile Broadband Technology
    Winner: Ruckus Wireless - Ruckus Mobile Wi-Fi Gateway System

    Best Mobile Technology for Emerging Markets
    Winner: Orange - Orange Solar Base Station Programme

    Best Technology Breakthrough
    Winner: Seven Networks - SEVEN Open Channel

    Best Customer Care and CRM
    Winner: Airtel Africa and Tango Telecom -Tango Telecom's 'Dynamic
     Pricing Service'

    GSMA Chairman's Award
    Winner: Wang Jianzhou, Executive Chairman, China Mobile

    Government Leadership Award
    Winner: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

    RCS Development Challenge
    Winner: Jibe Mobile - RCS Best Mobile Client
    Winner: Movial - RCS Best PC Client
    Winner: Solaiemes - RCS Best Innovation

The full list of winners and finalist for the 2011 Global Mobile Awards
is available at

Global Mobile Award sponsors included the QTel Group (Congress Party and
Awards Celebration Sponsor); Huawei (Platinum Awards Sponsor); the Government
of Catalonia (Global Mobile App Awards Sponsor and Host Sponsor); and Myriad
(Best Mobile Device Category Sponsor & After Awards Party Sponsor). RCS
Development Challenge sponsors included Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, Nokia Siemens
Networks, Orange and Telefonica.

About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications
industry. 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 is
focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its
membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile
communications industry.

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

Ben Evetts, +44-0-7879-614941, bevetts at, Adam Cormier, +1-617-520-7267, acormier at; GSMA Press Office, press at

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