Celebrating the very best in Mobile Lifeline Services, the Connected World Forum Awards turn the spotlight on excellence in innovation and service delivery. The ceremony recognises the work of individuals and organisations who are driving the mobile lifeline market forward with specific awards for market entrants, established stakeholders and legendary individuals.
There are overall awards for best mobile VAS services - covering health, money, education, agriculture, entertainment – as well as individual awards for mobile money and mobile health services.
Mobile Lifeline Awards
1. Best Overall Mobile Lifeline Launch
Which organisation has been responsible for launching the most successful Mobile Lifeline service over the past 12 months? Which organisation has been most successful in driving adoption amongst its target community?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. MOPH 2. Praise Consulting 3. Tulay sa Pag-unlad, Inc. (TSPI) 4. YES BANK Limited 5. ZMQ Development
WINNER: YES BANK Limited
2. Achievement in Social Inclusion Award
Which organisation has made the greatest difference to their community through social inclusion? Which has been most successful in delivering tangible social and economic benefits?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Citibank 2. Etisalat Afghanistan 3. Tata Teleservices Ltd 4. Telecomunicaciones de Mexico 5. Unistream Commercial Bank
WINNER: Etisalat Afghanistan
3. Innovation in Mobile VAS Award
Who has been most innovative in developing a new services, finding new ways to deliver Mobile VAS or has developed an innovative approach to marketing new VAS services?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Astute Systems Technology Pvt. Ltd. 2. DataDyne 3. Grameenphone 4. Spectrum Mobile Ltd. 5. Yo Uganda Limited
Mobile Money Awards
4. Best Mobile Money Launch
Which of these financial institutions or operators has executed the best launch of a mobile money services in their operating region?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Banamex 2. Barclays bank plc 3. Econet Wireless Zimbabwe 4. ICICI Bank Ltd 5. Warid Telecom Uganda Ltd.
WINNER: Barclays Bank / Warid Telecom Uganda
5. Best NFC Deployment
There has been a lot said about NFC, but which of these organisations has been most successful in actually deploying the technology?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Digicel Pacific Ltd. 2. Garanti Payment Systems 3. MobiCash Africa 4. O2 5. Turkcell
WINNER: Digicel Pacific Ltd.
6. Best Bank-Led Mobile Money Programme
Which on these financial institutions has developed the most customer-facing Mobile Money programme?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Bank South Pacific 2. Eko India Financial Services Private Limited 3. Equity Bank Ltd. 4. National Payments Corporation of India 5. Easypaisa
WINNER: Bank South Pacific
7. Best Operator-Led Mobile Money Programme
From the following list of operators, which operates the most effective and easy to use Mobile Money programme?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Airtel Money 2. EcoCash 3. Safaricom Limited 4. Smart Communications, Inc. 5. Vodacom Tanzania
WINNER: Smart Communications, Inc.
8. Best Mobile Health Launch
Which of the following mHealth launches has had the greatest impact on the target patients?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. du Emirates Integrated Communications 2. Etihad Etisalat Mobily 3. Heart Link Online / Diabetes Link Online 4. Mobile HealthCare Connections 5. mPedigree Network
WINNER: Etihad Etisalat Mobily
9. Best Development of a Pilot Mobile Health Project
Pilotitus is a common challenge amongst mHealth programmes. Which of the following has been most successful in scaling their pilot into a full-blown service offering?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Dimagi 2. Health and Development Foundation 3. SAS Poorna Arogya Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. 4. Smart Communications, Inc. 5. Unit Care
WINNER: Unit Care
10. Best mHealth Partnership
Which of these partnerships has been most effective in utilising resources and accelerating the delivery of an mHealth project?
Finalists (in alphabetical order) are: 1. Cell-Life 2. Dimagi 3. HP 4. Intuitive Health 5. Pulse for Integrated Solutions
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