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The #GLOMOAwards 2019 feature 42 Awards under 10 Categories

Make a selection below to see the awards in each category.

2019 GLOMO Awards Categories

 

1. Mobile Tech

Mobile technology affects the everyday lives of more than 5 billion people worldwide, transforming industries and contributing to the global economy. Networks and technology are at the epicentre of mobile innovation, and this category seeks to award the companies that are revolutionising the capabilities and reach of mobile and digital technology.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Mobile Network Infrastructure
  2. Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough (Companies more than $10million Annual Global Revenue)
  3. Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough (Companies less than $10million Annual Global Revenue)
  4. Best Network Software Breakthrough (Companies more than $10million Annual Global Revenue)
  5. Best Network Software Breakthrough (Companies less than $10million Annual Global Revenue)
  6. Best Mobile Authentication & Security Solution
  7. Outstanding Mobile Technology Award

 

2. Consumer

Every sector is facing a technological revolution as consumers migrate to the connected digital age. This category recognises the companies who have redefined the business-to-consumer relationship, from a transaction to an interactive and personalised dialogue.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers
  2. Best Mobile service for the Connected Life
  3. Best Use of Mobile Marketing
  4. Most Innovative Mobile App
  5. Best Overall Mobile Consumer Innovation

 

3. Fourth Industrial Revolution

As the fusion of technology between physical and digital continues to reshape how the world works, there are key companies who are pioneering in creating services that are at the forefront of a digital shift. In this category, we seek to distinguish the organisations to watch across seven market verticals.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise
  2. Best Mobile Innovation for Health and Biotech
  3. Best Mobile Innovation for Education
  4. Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive
  5. Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and Fintech
  6. Best Mobile Innovation for Commerce
  7. Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities

 

4. Device

This category will celebrate the achievements in hardware developments that are stimulating advancements in the mobile sector. We want to see technology that is changing how consumers interact with devices. This category has a strong reputation for recognising market disruptors ahead of others!

Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Smartphone
  2. Disruptive Device Innovation Award
  3. Best New Connected Mobile Device @ MWC 2019
  4. Best Wearable Mobile Technology
  5. Best Connected Consumer Device

 

5. Content & Media

This category will celebrate the achievements in hardware developments that are stimulating advancements in the mobile sector. We want to see technology that is changing how consumers interact with devices. This category has a strong reputation for recognising market disruptors ahead of others!

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Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Mobile VR or AR
  2. Best Mobile Video Content Service
  3. Best Content and Media Innovation

 

6. Social Good

The GSMA is committed to connecting everyone and everything to a #BetterFuture, so it is fitting that we award and recognise the companies who are dedicated to innovating for the communities which are most in need.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets
  2. Best Mobile Innovation for Women in Emerging Markets
  3. Best Mobile Innovation supporting Emergency or Humanitarian Situations
  4. Best Mobile Innovation for Accessibility & Inclusion
  5. The Green Mobile Award
  6. Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs


7. Government Excellence Awards

Every year we are delighted to present the Government Excellence Awards to governments who have fostered the true spirit of digitalisation in their national agenda. This year we will once again honour the governments who have pushed the boundaries of innovation.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Government Leadership Award
  2. Chairman’s Award for Government Innovation in an Emerging Market

Chaque année, nous sommes ravis de présenter les Government Excellence Awards aux gouvernements qui ont fait vivre un véritable esprit de numérisation dans leur programme national. Cette année encore, nous célébrons les gouvernements qui ont fait avancer l’innovation.

Les prix dans cette catégorie sont :

  1. Récompense du Leadership gouvernemental
  2. Chairman’s Award pour l’innovation gouvernementale dans un marché émergent

Cada año, nos complace otorgar los Government Excellence Awards a aquellos gobiernos que han hecho del espíritu de digitalización una parte integral de su agenda nacional. Como cada año, celebramos a los gobiernos que han ampliado los límites de la innovación.

Los premios de esta categoría son:

    1. Premio al Liderazgo Gubernamental
    2. Chairman’s Award a la innovación gubernamental en un mercado emergente

8. Outstanding Achievement

Behind every technological advancement and zeitgeist shift in the sector there is an individual who has relentlessly dedicated his or her time, resources and energy to make change possible. This category looks to honour these individuals and companies who have gone above and beyond to contribute positively to the connected digital community.

Awards in this category are:

  1. Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry
  2. Women4Technology – Industry Leadership Award (Individuals)
  3. Women4Technology – Industry Leadership Award (Organisations)
  4. European 5G Pioneer Award

 

9. 4YFN

4YFN (4 Years From Now) is a startup business platform of the GSMA that enables startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together, strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The 4YFN Startup of the Year Award 2019 is focused on accelerating business development and the investment of new technologies within the startup community.

Awards in this category are:

  1. 4YFN Startup of the Year

 

10. 5G

There is no question that 5G is this generation’s next big technological leap. Brand new to the 2019 GLOMO Awards we are delighted to introduce the 5G Category which will recognise the true pioneers shifting the very boundaries of our technological abilities.

Awards in this category are:

  1. 5G Leadership Award
  2. 5G Industry Partnership Award