LONDON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ — The GSMA, which represents the
interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, has
launched its prestigious 16th Annual Global Mobile Awards
programme. New categories have been added to recognise excellence,
achievement and innovation in the broad and constantly evolving
mobile ecosystem. Specifically, the GSMA will shine a spotlight on
innovation in the mobile health – ‘mHealth’ – space for
the first time.
“Health is an area that is seeing great growth in adoption of
new devices embedded with mobile technology, allowing innovative
applications such as remote monitoring,” said Ana Tavares
Lattibeaudiere, Senior Director, Strategy and Technology, GSMA.
“We’re excited that the Global Mobile Awards will honour and
showcase ground-breaking mobile-based devices, services and
applications that can extend the reach of health services and
potentially save lives across the globe.”
Eligible entrants to this new category include mHealth equipment
manufacturers, mHealth solution providers, mobile network
operators, and chipset and module manufacturers.
Full category, criteria and entry details are available here: http://bit.ly/dlrI3s.
The deadline for entries is Monday 22nd November 2010.
Shortlists will be announced in January 2011 and the awards will be
presented at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona in
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile
communications industry. 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. The GSMA is
focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities
for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the gr