Finalists Announced for 2012 Best of 4G Awards 4G World Conference and Expo awards program recognizes those that are driving innovation and the adoption of 4G mobile broadband

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 4G World 2012 Conference and Expo today announced finalists in the Best of 4G Awards. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of 4G technologies and are presented as part of 4G World, which takes place, Oct. 29Nov. 1 at McCormick Place in Chicago. More information is available at www.4gworld.com

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4G World is the largest event in the world covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation technologies and business models that power the mobile Internet industry and economy. This year marks the fourth annual Best of 4G Awards. Winners will be announced at the 4G World 2012 Awards Reception being held at 4G World on Monday, October 29, 2012.

"Entries received in this year's program have yet again raised the bar," said Joe Braue, General Manager of 4G World and Executive Vice President at UBM TechWeb. "Our panel of judges was very impressed with the quality of submissions and nominations that they reviewed."

"We're very pleased to be able to recognize so many contributors to the innovation and success of 4G technologies," added Kathleen Mitchell, Senior Director, Marketing of 4G World.  "All those who submitted or were nominated should be proud of their achievements."

Finalists for the Best of 4G Awards include:

Mobile Broadband Technology Innovation

  • ADTRAN, Inc. - Mobile Data Offload
  • Alcatel-Lucent S.A. - New Conversation APIs
  • Radisys Corporation - MPX-12000

RAN and Small Cell Technology Product

  • Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. - Transcede 2000-series system-on-chip (SoC)
  • Nokia Siemens Networks - Flexi Zone
  • Samsung Electronics Company Ltd. - Smart LTE Networks

4G Smartphone and Tablet Product Innovation

  • Qualcomm Incorporated - Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 Processor
  • Samsung Telecommunications America - Samsung Galaxy S III
  • Samsung Telecommunications America - Samsung Galaxy Note

User Experience and Policy Management Solution

  • Alcatel-Lucent S.A. - 5780 Dynamic Services Controller
  • NetScout Systems, Inc. - nGenius Service Assurance Solution
  • Radisys Corporation - RMS-220 Network Appliance Platform

Mobile Cloud Enabler

  • Aepona Ltd. - API Monetization Platform
  • Location Labs - Sparkle® mobile cloud platform
  • Wistron NeWeb Corporation - 4G Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Backhaul and Core Network Innovation

  • Alcatel-Lucent S.A. - Alcatel-Lucent Mobile Backhaul Solution
  • Broadcom Corporation - BCM56240 Switch Series
  • Citrix - Citrix ByteMobile T1100 Traffic Director

Impactful M2M Application or Solution

  • Berkeley Varitronics Systems - Squid PRO with EVDO
  • Jasper Wireless - cloud-based M2M Services
  • RACO Wireless - Omega Management Suite

Solution for Spectrum Optimization

  • Ericsson - end-to-end VoLTE solution portfolio
  • Nokia Siemens Networks - Flexi Multiradio Base Station 
  • Samsung Electronics Company Ltd. - Smart VoLTE

Best 'Connected Life' Application or Solution

  • Alcatel-Lucent S.A. - Alcatel-Lucent 4G Consumer Communications Solution
  • Amdocs - Amdocs Connected Home Solution
  • Qualcomm Incorporated - 2net™ Platform and Hub

Mobile Innovation by a Start-up

  • Amarisoft - Amari LTE 100
  • LocalResponse - social advertising platform
  • WiMM Labs - Micro Apps Platform

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About 4G World
4G World is the first and only conference and expo covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation 4G technologies that enable the mobile Internet revolution, including mobile network infrastructure, advanced devices, applications and content. Owned and operated by UBM TechWeb, this show provides insight into the state of the industry today and explores forward-looking advancements that will affect operators within the mobile ecosystem in the years ahead. As a ubiquitous network takes hold in the mature markets of North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, operators are anticipating massive growth in broadband data usage and planning their network migration strategies and business models for monetizing mobile Internet services. 4G World offers attendees an opportunity to research state-of-the-practice business models and advanced mobile technologies, and learn from other operators about what works and what doesn't, as they migrate their networks to 4G. For more information, visit www.4GWorld.com.

About UBM TechWeb 
UBM TechWeb the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Cloud Connect, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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