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GSMA: Here are the winners from the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards

By Julia Gabel
Thu 29 Jun 2017
FYI, this story is more than a year old

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem.

The GSMA also produces events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.

The 2017 Asia Mobile Awards recently took place in at the DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai.

The AMO Awards ceremony and dinner reception, hosted by news anchor Jason He, recognised excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific region.

“We congratulate the winners and nominees of the Asia Mobile Awards here at Mobile World Congress Shanghai,” comments Michael O’Hara, chief marketing officer, GSMA.

“Not only do the AMO Awards recognise the most innovative mobile technologies, products and services, they put a spotlight on the transformative impact of mobile communications for people, business and society across this highly diverse and dynamic region. Many thanks to all of our entrants, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards.”

The winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards are:

Best Mobile App for Media, Entertainment & Social

Tata Consultancy Services for Singapore Marathon App 2016

Best Mobile App for Retail, Commerce, & Marketing

SAP for SAP Retail Execution

Best Mobile App for Connected Living

SK Telecom for Smart Home

Best Mobile App for Business

Moneycontrol.com for Moneycontrol – Markets on Mobile App

Best Smartphone

Samsung for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Disruptive Device Innovation

HTC for HTC Vive

Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough – Asia

China Unicom for eSIM-based Consumer IoT Solution

Best Innovation for LTE to 5G Evolution

SK Telecom and Ericsson for World-First 5G Connected Car

Best IoT Innovation for Mobile Networks

Huawei for Huawei NB-IoT Solution

Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets

Ericsson for Ericsson Connected Mangroves, Malaysia

Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs in Asia

Ericsson and Telenor Myanmar for Pure Solar Site

United Nations Development Programme for eVIN

From China Mobile, chairman Shang Bing and CEO Li Yue presented the award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Asian Mobile Industry” at a separate ceremony.

The winners of the 2017 AMO Awards were chosen from 165 entries and nominations across five categories and judged by more than 50 independent industry experts, analysts, journalists, academics and mobile operator representatives.

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