Global Mobile Awards 2012 - List of Winners

The winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile awards have been revealed in a ceremony at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday.

The following were named winners of this year's awards:
  • Best Smartphone: Samsung for Samsung Galaxy S II
  • Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone: Nokia for Nokia C3-00
  • Device Manufacturer of the Year: Samsung
  • Best Mobile Tablet: Apple for Apple iPad 2
  • Best Consumer Mobile Service: Google for Google Maps for Android
  • Best Embedded Mobile Device (Non-Handsets): AT&T for Garmin GTU 10
  • Best Mobile Broadband Technology: KT for KT's Premium WiFi Solution
  • Best Infrastructure Technology: Alcatel-Lucent for lightRadio Network
  • Best Mobile App for Consumers: Rovio Entertainment Ltd. for Angry Birds Rio
  • Best Mobile App for Enterprise: Citrix Systems for Citrix Receiver
  • Judges’ Choice - Best Overall Mobile App: WhatsApp Inc. for WhatsApp
  • Most Innovative Mobile App: SwiftKey
  • Best Mobile Advertising & Marketing Campaign: Brandtone for Carling Black Label "Be the Coach"
  • Innovation in Mobile Advertising: Poken for the leading CMS for NFC
  • Mobile Marketing & Advertising Agency of the Year: [am.o.bee]
  • Best Enterprise Mobile Service: Fiberlink for MaaS360
  • Best Network Product or Solution for Serving Customers: Turkcell for Turkcell TiklaKonus
  • Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segments: Safaricom for Grundfos
  • mWomen Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets: Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree International and Great Connection Inc. for Etisalat Mobile Baby
  • Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian Situations: UBL Omni for Transparent and Efficient Cash Disbursement Service after the 2009 IDPs Crisis and the 2010 Flood Crisis
  • The Green Mobile Award: Flexenclosure for E-site
  • Best Mobile Health Innovation: Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree International and Great Connection Inc. for Etisalat Mobile Baby
  • Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning: OnPoint Digital for CellCast Solution
  • Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive, Transport or Utilities: Ford Motor Company Ltd. for Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance
  • Best Mobile Money Innovation: Etisalat, MasterCard and Oberthur Technologies for Etisalat Commerce
  • Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing: Financial Times and Assanka for The Financial Times Web App
  • Best Technology Breakthrough: Vodafone Group PLC for Quad Rate Technology: An Evolved Path Doubling the Efficiency of Mobile Voice
  • Best Cloud Based Technology: Appcelerator for Titanium Integrated Development Platform
  • Best Technology Product or Solution for Safeguarding and Empowering Customers: Cloudmark for Cloudmark Mobile Messaging Security Suite
  • GSMA Chairman's Award: Joint Winners KDDI, NTT DOCOMO, INC. and SOFTBANK MOBILE
  • Government Leadership Award: Government of the Republic of Colombia
Running since 1995, GMSA's Global Mobile Awards offer organizations across the global mobile eco-system (including all converging vertical sectors) the opportunity to showcase the latest and best mobile products, apps, services and initiatives to the world. The Awards are open to all eligible mobile companies, and supporters of the mobile eco-system - GSMA Members, Associate Members and Non-members - as defined in the individual category eligibility descriptions.

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. 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. 

Source: NoypiStuff