The GSMA announced the winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards, which were presented at the AMO Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception, held at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai.
The awards honours achievement, excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific region.
Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA said, “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.”
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
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
The award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Asian Mobile Industry” was presented to Shang Bing, Chairman, China Mobile and Li Yue, CEO, China Mobile at a separate ceremony last evening.
The winners of the 2017 AMO Awards were chosen from 165 entries and nominations across five categories, and judged by more than 50 world-leading independent experts, analysts, journalists, academics and, in some cases, mobile operator representatives.