CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 4G World 2012 Conference and Expo, the only conference and expo covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation 4G mobile broadband technologies, announced today the winners of the Best of 4G Awards. Winners were recognized at an awards ceremony held this afternoon at the annual 4G World Conference, which takes place through November 1, 2012, at McCormick Place in Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.4gworld.com.
The Best of 4G Awards, now in its fourth year, recognize businesses and organizations that are leading innovation and driving the adoption of 4G mobile broadband. The awards program includes a wide range of categories and was open to all members of the mobile ecosystem. All submissions were reviewed by an independent panel of judges comprised of the industry's leading analysts and academics.
"The Best of 4G Awards demonstrates the innovation that is happening across the whole spectrum of the 4G ecosystem, starting with devices and continuing to every corner of the 4G value chain from infrastructure to applications, and from giant mobile industry players to the smallest startup," said Joe Braue, General Manager of 4G World. "We are proud to shine the light on these deserving industry leaders."
The winners of the ten Best of 4G Awards categories are:
- 4G Smartphone & Tablet Product Innovation:
- Qualcomm Incorporated, Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 Processor
- Impactful M2M Application or Solution
- RACO Wireless, Omega Management Suite
- Mobile Backhaul and Core Network Innovation
- Broadcom Corporation, BCM56240 Switch Series
- Mobile Cloud Enabler
- Aepona Ltd., API Monetization Platform
- User Experience and Policy Management Solution
- NetScout Systems, Inc., nGenius Service Assurance Solution
- RAN and Small Cell Technology Product
- Nokia Siemens Networks, Flexi Zone
- Best 'Connected Life' Application or Solution
- Qualcomm Incorporated, 2net™ Platform and Hub
- Mobile Broadband Technology Innovation
- Radisys Corporation, MPX-12000
- Mobile Innovation by a Start Up
- Amarisoft, Amari LTE 100
- Solution for Spectrum Optimization
- Samsung Electronics Company Ltd., Smart VoLTE
Alcatel-Lucent S.A. was named Best in Show in this year's Best of 4G Awards. The Best in Show award was presented to Alcatel-Lucent S.A. in recognition of the progressive 4G company's innovative lineup of products, which were finalists in four Best of 4G Awards categories.
4G World and its sponsors and supporters offer their congratulations to all those who participated in the Best of 4G Awards.
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