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The TechXLR8 awards offer a platform to celebrate outstanding contributions in converging areas of technology. The award categories have been designed to showcase both research & development and solution providers leading the way in 5G, virtual & augmented reality, IoT, Cloud, connected automotive and artificial intelligence.

Please note the TechXLR8 awards are now closed. To get access to the Awards Ceremony, please follow the link below. The TechXLR8 Awards Individual Ticket will give you access to a luxurious three-course meal, champagne and a chance to celebrate the year gone by in technology and product advancements.

The Awards Ceremony host...

The TechXLR8 Awards will be hosted by Ana Matronic.

Ana Matronic is an artist, musician, author, dj, radio & television presenter and public speaker best known as the lone female member of rock group Scissor Sisters. Equally at home stalking atop a dirty, dingy bar as she is inciting record-breaking Hyde Park crowds to roar with delight, Matronic has honed her reputation as a formidable onstage presence and sharp-witted emcee since cutting her teeth at San Francisco’s legendary drag night Trannyshack in the late 90s. Since her award-winning rise with Scissor Sisters in 2004, Ana has collaborated with such legendary artists as Elton John, New Order, Duran Duran and Mark Ronson, Sean Dixon of the Soup Dragons, Bright Light Bright Light, and RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Sharon Needles. She is currently working on her debut solo record.

See who made the Awards shortlist

Best 5G Trial Between an Operator and Vendor


Telstra & Ericsson

China Mobile & Huawei

SK Telecom & Ericsson

Outstanding Contribution to 5G R&D



ZTE Corporation

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc


SK Telecom

Best Connectivity Solution


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc

Cloudstreet Oy

SK Telecom


Affirmed Networks

Best 5G Core Network Development

SK Telecom


VodafoneZiggo Netherlands

Best Use of Virtualization Technology


NetNumber, Inc.

Accedian & Reliance Jio


Mavenir Systems

VMWare Inc

Best Network Development (Operators only)


SK Telecom

Meet The Judges

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