GSMA announce winners of the Global Mobile Awards 2014

gma-650 The winners were honoured in an afternoon ceremony hosted by British actor, writer, presenter and comedian James Corden.

Corden entertained nominees and attendees with a comic introduction to the ceremony. He was joined on stage to present the awards by Jon Fredrik Baksaas, Chairman, GSMA and President and CEO, Telenor Group, Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA and John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd., as well as representatives from category sponsor Maxim Integrated, media partners CNBC, Fortune and Time and members of the judging panel who co-presented awards.

“Now in the 19th year, the Global Mobile Awards once again showcase the outstanding level of innovation and creative products and services being developed across a diverse and growing industry,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “With more than 680 high calibre entries this year, the competition was stronger than ever and it is a significant achievement to have been honoured today. The GSMA would like to warmly congratulate all Global Mobile Awards winners and recognise all those who took part for continuing to drive mobile communications into the future.”

The winners of the 2014 Global Mobile Awards are:

Best Mobile Health Product or Service
Energize the Chain for Econet Wireless Vaccine Project in Zimbabwe

Best Mobile Education Product or Service
Enable Mobile Technologies for Magic Pencil

Best Mobile Product or Service for Automotive
Nuance Communications for Dragon Drive

Best NFC/Mobile Money Product or Service
Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Micro Finance Bank for Easypaisa

Best Mobile Publishing Product or Service
Wibbitz for Text-To-Video Technology

Best Mobile Innovation for ‘Smart Cities’ 
Accenture plc and RCS MediaGroup S.p.A. for City1Tap

Best Mobile-Enabled Consumer Electronics Device
AT&T and Filip Technologies Inc. for FiLIP

Best Enterprise Mobile Service
AirWatch for AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management, Version 7.0

Best Consumer Mobile Service
AT&T for AT&T Digital Life

Best Advertising or Marketing on Mobile

Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Lowe and Partners for Kan Khajura Tesan

Best Network-Based Solution for Serving Customers

GMCR Inc. for Globe Prepaid GoSakto: Create Your Own Promo

Best Mobile Product, Initiative or Service in Emerging Markets

Vodafone Foundation in India, the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (CBFW) for RUDI Sandesha Vyavhar (RSV) project

Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets

Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Micro Finance Bank for Easypaisa

Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian Situations

Smart Communications for Smart’s SafePh: Yolanda Response

Best Mobile Product, Service or App for Accessibility or Ease-of-Use

Turkcell for Turkcell My Dream Partner

The Green Mobile Award

Grameenphone Ltd. for Climate Change Program

Best Entertainment App (Gaming, Music, Sports, Video)

Device 6

Judges’ Choice – Best Overall Mobile App

CityMapper

Most Innovative Mobile App

PointGrab for CamMe

Smartphone App Challenge

Akbank T.A.S. for Akbank Direkt Mobile App

Best Smartphone 

HTC One

Best Low-Cost Smartphone (sub-$150 wholesale price) 

Nokia Lumia 520

Best Entry-level or Featurephone

Nokia 105

Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year 

LG

Best Mobile Tablet 

Apple iPad Air

Best Mobile Infrastructure
Nokia Solutions and Networks with Telefónica O2 UK Limited for iSON Automation for Operations

Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough

Sensory Inc. for TrulyHandsfreeTM 3.0

Best Cloud-Based Technology for Mobile

Xively for Xively Cloud Services

Best Mobile Identity, Safeguard & Security Products/Solutions

SecureAuth IdP – 2 Factor Access Control for the Mobile Enterprise

Best Solution for Growing Smaller or Independent Networks

Reach-U for Demograft

Outstanding LTE Contribution

KT Corporation for Wideband LTE-A Commercial Service
SK Telecom for Commercial LTE-Advanced Network

Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology – The CTOs’ choice

KT Corporation for Wideband LTE-A Commercial Service
SK Telecom for Commercial LTE-Advanced Network

Previously announced were the winners of the Government Mobile Excellence Awards, the GSMA Chairman’s Award and the GSMA Lifetime Achievement Award:
Spectrum for Mobile Broadband Award 
The Government of the United Arab Emirates

The Economic Policy for Sustainable Mobile Growth Award 

The Government of Spain

The Connected Government Award 

The Government of Lebanon

Government Leadership Award

The Government of Botswana

GSMA Chairman’s Award

Dr. Paul Jacobs, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Qualcomm Inc.

GSMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Rob Conway, Former CEO of the GSMA (Posthumous)

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