2012 MOBILE MERIT AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!


New York, Los Angles, London, Hong Kong, Brazil – April 20, 2012 – Recognizing companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates, the 2012 Mobile Merit Awards winners and runner ups were announced today. Through nominations the Mobile Merit Awards notes the excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. This year’s winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor.

“It is so encouraging that there were so many strong mobile entries,” said Chuck Martin, Author of The Third Screen and CEO of Mobile Future Institute. “The finalists also showed that brands and mobile developers are continuing to innovate form last year’s contest.”

“I was very impressed by the entries submitted to the Mobile Merit Awards. This year’s submissions reflect a high standard of excellence and the rapid growth of the mobile industry,” said John Carley, CEO of Trinet Internet Solutions.

“It is an honor to participate in the prestigious Mobile Merit Awards in order to lend expert opinion in recognizing outstanding innovators in the mobile industry. I would like to congratulate all participants and winners in this year’s awards,” said Jonathan Roubini, Editor-in-Chief, LabReviews.com.

“Each year the judging process becomes more difficult as the quality of technologies and advancements in mobile is outstanding. I’d like to extend congratulations to all of this year’s winners,” said Bob Bilbruck, CEO of B2 Group.

Following are this year’s winners and runner ups:

Category: Mobile Technologies

4G Service Creation & Development
o – Winner: Ethertronics
o – Runner Up: Mavenir Systems

Billing & Customer Care

o – Winner: PayOne
o – Runner Up: Syniverse

Infrastructure
o – Winner: Vantrix
o – Runner Up: Sprint

Service Delivery Platform
o – Winner: Jibe Mobile
o – Runner Up: Infinite Convergence Solutions

Category: Mobile Services

Enterprise Product or Service
o – Winner: EFI
o – Runner Up: Tigerspike

Mobile Payments & Commerce
o – Winner: Pay Anywhere
o – Runner Up: mobeam

Category: Mobile Marketing

Brand Agency
o – Winner: Velti
o – Runner Up: Amobee

Campaign Deliverance
o – Winner: Amobee
o – Runner Up: Vibes

Mobile Marketing Innovation
o – Winner: iconmobile
o – Runner Up: Amobee

Category: Mobile Health

mHealth
o – Winner: Novatel Wireless and VGo Communications
o – Runner Up: Telcordia

Category: Mobile Media Entertainment

Mobile Video
o – Winner: Bravo Digital Media
o – Runner Up: MobiTV

Mobile Gaming
o – Winner: MocoSpace

Mobile Entertainment Technology
o – Winner: CBS Interactive
o – Runner Up: MocoSpace

Category: Gadgets/Handsets/Devices

Mobile Connected Device, Non-gadget
o – Winner: Novatel Wireless
o – Runner Up: Option

Category: Mobile Apps

Android
o – Winner: SugarSync
o – Runner Up: Bravo Digital Network

Overall Enterprise
o – Winner: Quickoffice
o – Runner Up: ABBYY, USA

iPhone
o – Winner: SugarSync
o – Runner Up: Bravo Digital Network

Overall Consumer App
o – Winner: Poynt
o – Runner Up: SugarSync

Overall Enabler App
o – Winner: Funambol
o – Runner Up: Nuance

iPads/Tablets
o – Winner: Brainshark, Inc.
o – Runner Up: Sugarsync
About Mobile Merit Awards
The Mobile Merit Awards recognizes companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates today. Through nominations the Mobile Merit Awards notes the excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. These bi-annual awards are presented to outstanding companies, individuals and technologies from each sector within the mobile arena for work of the greatest likely impact on the market. For more information please visit: https://www.mobilemeritawards.com