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The 2018 5G & LTE Latin America Awards are now open!

Entries close 28th February.


Category 1: Best Use of 4G Networks (Operators Only)

In your application, you will be asked to describe the new or improved products or services launched on the 4G network, which showcase the best use of 4G; this can include services such as Voice over LTE, Voice over Wi-Fi, messaging or mobile broadband services which significantly improve the capabilities of your consumer or business customers.

Category 2: Best 4.5G Deployment

This award recognises a significant 4.5G deployment in Latin America. Operators, vendor partners or both together can apply. In your application, you will be asked to describe the complete project of 4.5G deployment from start to finish, the operational and commercial achievements with the new network so far, comparison to competitors and improvement in the end user experience.

Category 3: Best Efforts Towards 5G R&D

This award will recognise an individual company or collaborative effort (operator, vendor partner or both together) 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 in Latin America.

Category 4: Best NVF/SDN Solution

The Best NFV/SDN Solution award is open to operators, vendor partners or combined teams who can show that they have become leaders in the development of the NFV/SDN market over the last 12 months. Applicants will be asked to show how they have developed an innovative NFV Proof of Concept or introduced a new service which will help revolutionise the market, remove barriers and make technology virtualisation a reality in Latin America.

Category 5: Best IoT Application / Service

Operators, vendor partner or together can apply for this award, which recognises innovative Internet of Things (IoT) developments. Application or services can include network elements, devices, products, applications, services or solutions that help make IoT a reality in Latin America, easily usable, widely accessible and financially affordable for a wide range of end-users. Entries can be for a specific vertical market, or an IoT enabling technology across the market.

Category 6: Best 4G/5G/IoT Technology Start-up

This award recognises the best start-up which has played a significant role to enable technology products, services or research in 4G, 5G or IoT in Latin America. Companies which are based in Latin America and not more than 5 years old, should be able to showcase how they have influenced the market with their product and its pathway of success, as well as consumer feedback and future potential.

THE 5G & LTE Latin America Awards 2017 Winners

  A huge well done to our 2017 award winners.