The MVNOs Awards 2020
Where the latest industry innovations and successes are celebrated!
New for 2020, we have introduced categories to celebrate not just companies, but individuals that have dedicated their career to the industry. Applications close on the 24th of July.
The 2020 Judging Panel
With extensive experience in the MVNO industry, our judging panel will be scrutinising the awards applications to select a winner of each category! So take your time to write your application and make sure it's at the very highest level.
Practice Leader, Omdia
Director, MTC Consulting
Independent MVNO Consultant
Seth Wallis Jones
Senior Research Analyst, Omdia
Marion ter Welle
Senior Researcher, Telecom Paper
Senior Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy
New to 2020
People's Choice: MVNOs Legend Award
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of MVNOs World Congress, this year will see the introduction of the MVNOs Legend Award.
Open to: Someone who has dedicated their career to the industry and inspired transformation across the industry
Criteria: A career of dedication, inspiration and transformation for the good of the MVNOs industry
The Categories for MVNOs
Most Successful MVNO
Open to: This award is open to the MVNOs that are making a significant impact in the industry and will provide best practice for existing and future MVNOs.
Criteria: Evidence of their success at operating the MVNO business in any of its aspects (operational excellence, unique approach to customer acquisition or retention, unique business model etc).
2019 WINNER: PostePay
2019 Highly Esteemed: redONE Network
Most Innovative MVNO
Open to: This award is open to virtual operators capable of demonstrating that they have genuinely introduced innovation in the MVNO market.
Criteria: Introducing innovation in the last two years. The innovation can refer to a specific set of services offered by the MVNO, not necessarily the entire MVNO business.
2019 WINNER: Audacious
2019 Highly Esteemed: PostePay
Best MVNO Start-up
New for 2020
Open to: This award is open to MVNOs that are in the early stages of their development and have addressed a niche segment with ingenuity.
Criteria: Evidence of being a newly formed and fast-growing MVNO filling a gap in the market, and a game-changer to a traditional business model.
The German MVNO of the year
New for 2020
Open to: This award is open to German MVNOs that have demonstrated excellence in the industry during the past 12 months.
Criteria: A German MVNO that has shown evidence of meeting business objectives as well as customer satisfaction
Best Enterprise MVNO
New for 2020
Open to: This award is open to Enterprise who have launched their own MVNO as part of their overall business objectives
Criteria: Introduction of the MVNO in the last two years and evidence that this has initial objectives as well as wider business objectives
Best Automotive Partnership
New for 2020
Open to: This award is open to enablers who have provided reliable cross-border connectivity for their Automotive partners.
Criteria: Have provided and deployed the solution to a connected car solution in the last two years
The Category for MNOs
Most Innovative Wholesaler
Open to: This award is open to mobile operators capable of demonstrating that they have genuinely introduced innovation in the wholesale market.
Criteria: Evidence of introducing innovation in the last two years. The innovation can refer to any area of the business, including back office, customer-facing activities, services, pricing or organizational and technological set up with MVNO partners.
2019 WINNER: Three Wholesale
2019 Highly Esteemed: Gamma
The Categories for Solution Providers
Open to: This award is open to MVNEs who continue to provide a world-leading offering
Criteria: Industry-leading player who is globally recognised
2019 WINNER: Effortel
2019 Highly Esteemed: Parateum
Best IoT Enabler
Open to: This award is open to enablers who have worked with OEMs and Enterprises to improve their IoT offering
Criteria: Have enabled connectivity for an OEM partner to serve their IoT/M2M offering
2019 WINNER: Three Wholesale & Mobius Network
2019 Highly Esteemed: Emnify
Best Solution Provider
Open to: This award is open to solution providers who provide an end-to-end connectivity solution for MNOs, MVNOs or Enterprise
Criteria: Have deployed an end-to-end connectivity solution in the last two years
2019 WINNER: Sim Local
2019 Highly Esteemed: Trustonic
Best eSIM Solution
Open to: This award is open to eSIM providers serving MNOs, MVNOs, OEMs or Enterprise with a market-leading eSIM solution
Criteria: Have integrated eSIM to meet the consumer demands for either MNOs, MVNOs, OEMs or Enterprise in the last two year
2019 WINNER: Tata Communications
2019 Highly Esteemed: Roamability LLC