Have your 5G say in the world’s most sought after mobile awards

mark-smith1-80px Mark Smith, Marketing Director, GSMA

I’m very excited to highlight the addition of a new award to the 2017 Global Mobile Awards’ ‘Best Mobile Technology’ category; ‘Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G’.

This new award is your chance to highlight 5G game changing technologies and services at the mobile industry’s leading stage for innovation, excellence and achievement, that will take place at GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday 28th February 2017 in Barcelona.

The ‘Glomo Awards’ are the industry’s annual recognition of achievement, excellence and innovation. The awards offer a significant opportunity to both showcase industry-wide advances in technology and individual game changing innovation.

This new category for 2017, the ‘Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G’ takes in light-speed Mobile Broadband, Network Transformation, optimised content delivery and the IoT (although there are also separate categories for this and many other categories of technology, applications, services and device innovation).

The award will recognise the new wave of business opportunities that advance the value of mobile technology that mobile operators deliver to consumers, enabling vertical industries and delivering vast socio-economic benefits to countries across the globe.

Clearly, LTE and LTE-Advanced networks have played a significant role in providing data services to mobile customers around the world and are now well established in leading markets. The advent of further network upgrades in the move to 5G will provide even lower latency, incredible reliability and super-fast speeds and usher in a range of benefits to businesses and citizens alike. Network Transformation, optimised content delivery with low latency/ultra-reliability as well as IoT services.

What are the big ideas that make the leap from being an LTE mobile broadband network to a network of the future? The purpose of this new award to find and showcase these big ideas to the widest possible audience at the industry’s biggest event of the year.

The awards are judged by independent journalists and analysts, full category and other information can be found at www.globalmobileawards.com. The deadline for entry is 23rd November 2016!

May I wish you the very best of luck with your entry, and looking forward to seeing you at Mobile World Congress in 2017!

Find out more about the new award Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G.