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Awards

Entries close Wednesday 16 August 2017

TechXLR8 Asia Awards 2017


A celebration of excellence in the APAC 5G & LTE industry

One of the highlights for your 2017 calendar, the TechXLR8 Asia awards celebrate excellence in the APAC region’s telco and tech community, and offer an exceptional opportunity for the industry’s top players to meet, showcase their achievements, and be inspired.  

We provide a high profile platform for you to showcase your 5G & LTE achievements in Asia and beyond. At the TechXLR8 Asia Awards you will get the chance to elevate your brand in front of the industry elite and top players in 5G, NFV & SDN, IoT and AI and win the recognition you deserve.

The Awards Submissions are now closed.

We will announce the shortlisted companies on 4 September 2017

5G Asia Awards Categories 2017

Outstanding Contribution to 5G R&D

This award will recognise an individual or collaborative effort in developing a vision and technology for 5G and future network deployment. The award is open to companies capable of demonstrating that they have made a significant contribution to 5G network development and research, and how this will impact future infrastructure and deployment.

Best Core Network Product

This award recognises the best core network solutions, which will aid development of the core to support 5G & services that will be deployed over it. Companies should be able to demonstrate/showcase user case study where the solution has been used and share details of why & how it’s been successful.

Best RAN Network Product

This award recognises the best RAN network solutions, which will aid development of the RAN to support 5G & services that will be deployed over it. Companies should be able to demonstrate/showcase user case study where the solution has been used and share details of why & how it’s been successful.

Best Network Development (Operators only)

This award recognises the most significant development of a commercial network. Entrants are required to describe their achievements, state how they are significant compared to other operators’, examples of how the network was developed, how it was commercially successful and how it has improved the end user experience.

Best Test & Measurement Solution

This award recognises network and/or device testing products that are exceptional in their area. Entrants are required to describe their testing product, state why the product is different to others in the market, examples of its use and what the impact has been to measure true LTE performance in real life conditions in the market.

Best Telecom Service Innovation

This award recognises innovative Telecommunications applications/services/solutions that address a specific challenge, or enable a specific outcome that was not previous achievable. Companies should have devised an innovative solution which will help revolutionise the market, and make a significant impact for future services development. Entries can be individual or bundled and aimed at the enterprise or consumer markets. Services can include (but are not limited to) data, IoT, voice, video, other digital and VAS, managed services.

Leading Contribution to NFV and SDN

An award for the Network Virtualisation & SDN Asia conference. Judges will look for:

  • Either a solution or example of deployment that exhibit innovation and ease of delivery/implementation
  • Offers benefits that are beyond that of competitors
  • Is a solution that has been successfully deployed
Cutting Edge NFV/SDN Proof of Concept

An award for the Network Virtualisation & SDN Asia conference. Judges will look for:

  • Demonstrates innovation and practicality
  • The POC exhibits elasticity and scalability, along with agility, accurate, granular and real-time virtualized performance
  • Can hold up against the rapid pace of change in dynamic, virtualized environments
Other TechXLR8 Asia Awards

There are additional awards categories for the other events at TechXLR8 Asia, including awards for:

  • Internet of Things World Asia (5 categories)
  • AI Summit Singapore (2 categories)
  • Lean In Diversity & Inclusion Award

Click 'Enter the Awards' below for more details about other awards categories.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities


To learn more about our sponsorship and exhibition options for the 5G Asia Awards 2017, and to discuss your individual requirements, please contact: 

Thomas McCormick

Head of Sales

T: +44 (20) 7017 7098

E: Thomas.McCormick@knect365.com

Congratulations to the 5G Asia 2016 Award Winners

Biggest Contribution to 5G R&D

WINNER: SK Telecom collaborated with Nokia

Best Test & Measurement Solution

WINNER: Netrounds

Most Significant Development of a Commercial LTE Network (Operators only)

WINNER: True Corporation, Thailand

Best VoLTE or LTE Broadcast Product or Service

WINNER: Radisys

Most Innovative LTE Application or Services

WINNER: Telstra and Ericsson

Most Significant Development of a Commercial LTE Network

WINNER: Ericsson & SingTel

Most Notable Partnership Between an Operator and Solutions Provider for 5G Trials and Development

WINNER: SK Telecom / Ericsson

Best NFV SDN Solution

WINNER: Huawei

Best Solution in Heterogeneous Network Deployment

WINNER: Telkomsel & Huawei