Top tier turnout for mobile industry’s biggest night out
A top crowd of nearly 600 mobile channel professionals saw the biggest group of double winners in the history of the Mobile News Awards,
Sky Mobile, Plan,com, Belkin International, Vodafone Business and Music Magpie all scooped two awards each in the Awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge last night where hundreds of mobile industry guests parties until 2am.
Vodafone Business left the building with two trophies for Best 5G User Case and Best Network for Business).
Sky Mobile won Best Customer Service for Consumers and Best Innovative Service (Piggybank).
Music Magpie won Best Online Retailer and Best Secondary Market Provider.
Belkin International scored in Best Accessory Manufacturer and Best Environmental and Sustainability Programme.
Plan,com collected the awards for Best MVNO and Best Airtime Partner Portal
A total of 111 entries competed for the top award in 21 categories judged by 16 mobile industry experts who spent a day at the InterContinental Park Lane business centre discussing and scrutinising 111 entries (above).
The judges were: Clive Bayley, Afi Chaudhary, Shan Vyas, Lizzie Bailey, Karl Liriano. Dane Hipkin, Mark Curtis-Wood, Gareth Elliott, Ru Bhikhar, Peter Richardson. Runar Bjorlhovde, Aman Bachu, Andy Coughlin, Simon Dunn, Paul Nield, Steve Fraser.
The most competitive categories were Best Customer Service for Business and Best Secondary Market Provider which attracted a dozen entries each, Best Online Retailer (9) and Best Customer Service for Consumers (7).
For all the winners and how the judges came to their decisions see the Winners Book
Mobile News Awards 2003
Best 5G User Case
Best Accessories Distributor
Best Accessories Manufacturer
Best Airtime Partner Portal
Best B2B Dealer
Best Community Care Initiative
Radius Connect Solutions
Best Customer Service Business
The One Point
Best Customer Service Consumer
Best Devices Distributor
Best Gadget Phone Insurance Partner
Best Innovative Product
Best Innovative Service
Sky Mobile (Piggybank)
Best Mobile Billing Platform
Best MVNO partner
Three UK Wholesale
Best Network For Business
Best Network for Consumers
Best Online Retailer
Best Secondary Market Facilitator
Compare and Recycle
Best Secondary Market Provider
Best Service and Repair Provider
Pocket Geek Tech Repair
Best Sustainability and Environmental Programme