GSMA nominees for 2011’s Annual Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA has announced the nominees for the 16th Annual Global Mobile Awards and it’s a good mix of the usual suspects, the blatantly obvious and some real gems.

The hotly contested device and manufacturer awards are probably an easy win for Apple. In the best device the iPhone 4 is up against the HTC Desire, LG Optimus 7, BlackBerry Torch 4 and the Samsung Galaxy S, and in the manufacturer of the year they’re up against HTC and Samsung.

The app of the year on iPhone and Android will probably go to Facebook, because there’s no Angrybirds!!Best overall mobile app we think will be Spotify, the rest is hard to decide, but good luck to everyone.

The winners will be announced during an afternoon awards ceremony and evening party on Tuesday 15th February 2011 at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Where Jonathon Ross will compere and hip Canadian indie-math-rockers Metric will “thrill” the audience.

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Global Mobile Awards is as follows

Best Mobile Device
Apple for iPhone 4
HTC for HTC Desire
LG for LG Optimus 7
RIM for BlackBerry Torch 4
Samsung for Samsung Galaxy S
Device Manufacturer of the Year
Apple
HTC
Samsung
App of the Year on the Apple Platform
Facebook for ‘Facebook Mobile’
The Sims 3 for iPhone and iPod
Lima Sky for Doodle Jump
Rovio / Clickgamer/Chillingo for Angry Birds
Skype for Skype
Whats App for WhatsApp Messenger
App of the Year on the BlackBerry App World Platform
Bellshare for BeBuzz – No 1 LED Color Customizer
Pandora Media for Pandora
Poynt Corporation for Poynt
RIM for BlackBerry Messenger
S4BB Ltd for MemoryBooster – RAM Optimizer
App of the Year on the Android Platform
Facebook for ‘Facebook for Android’
Google for Google Maps
handcent_admin for Handcent SMS
Pandorra for Pandora Radio
Rovio / Clickgamer/Chillingo for Angry Birds
App of the Year on the Nokia Platform
HeroCraft for High Speed 3D Free
innerActive for ZumZum
picoBrothers for The Flashlight + SOS
Skype for Skype
Vanixon GmbH for Light – Pocketlamp
Best Mobile App
Flipboard for FlipBoard
foursquare for foursquare
Google for Google Goggles
Google for Google Maps
Rovio / Clickgamer/Chillingo for Angry Birds
Spotify for Spotify on mobile
Best Mobile Advertising & Marketing Campaign
Dialog for StarPoints
Globe Telecom for Project 4438
Mobilera for Cornetto Multiplayer Interactive Wall Projection Mapping Game
Mobilera, Vodafone Turkey and Kraft Foods Turkey for Vodafone Turkey – Deal or No Deal?
Mr Price Group for Mobile Marketing Strategy
MTS, Grape and Citymetria for Red Quest
Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Solution
Antenna Software for Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP)
MobileIron for Virtual Smartphone Platform (VSP)
Sybase 365 for Afaria – Mobile Device Management and Security
Vodafone Group for Vodafone One Net
Webalo for Webalo
Best Mobile Money Product or Solution
BOKU for Paymo
Hana Bank for Hana N Money
MasterCard Worldwide, Airtel Africa (Zap) and Standard Chartered Bank for MasterCard Zap Card
SK Telecom for T Smart Wallet
Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Micro Finance Bank for Easypaisa
Best use of Mobile for Social & Economic Development
Cell-Life for The Cellphone for HIV programme
Ericsson and Flexenclosure for Ericsson Community Power
Ericsson, Vivo, Projeto Saúde & Alegria (Project Health & Joy) for Conexão Belterra
Nokia, TKE Imperative and The Company P for Conspiracy For Good
Safaricom and Grundfos for GRUNDFOS Water project
Best Mobile Money for the Unbanked Service
MoreMagic Solutions and Splash Mobile Money Limited for Splash
MTN Uganda, Fundamo and Stanbic Bank for MTN MobileMoney (Uganda)
Orange for Orange Money
Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Micro Finance Bank for Easypaisa Money Transfer
Vodafone Group, Safaricom, Vodacom, Vodafone Essar Limited and Roshan Ltd for M-PESA
Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segments
BBC World Service Trust for BBC Janala
China Mobile Guangdong Company Limited and ZTE Corporation for MSEOP – Mobile Services Expansion over PTN (Packet Transport Network)
Nokia for Nokia’s Ovi Life Tools
Text to Change for Text to Change (TTC)
ToughStuff International for ToughStuff solar mobile charging solutions
Best M-Health Innovation
ANT+ and Texas Instruments for ANT+
Mobisante Inc for MobiUS
Research In Motion for BlackBerry solution
RS TechMedic and Sierra Wireless for RS TechMedic’s Dyna-Vision
ZTE and China Mobile Xinjiang Branch (Xinjiang Mobile) for ZTE Smart Healthcare
Best Mobile Learning Innovation
BBC Learning English for BBC Janala
Ericsson , The Earth Institute at Columbia University and Millennium Promise for Connect To Learn, a global education initiative.
Nokia and the Pearson Foundation for “Bridgeit”
OnPoint Digital for CellCast Solution
Urban Planet Mobile and Telkomsel for Urban English program
Best Mobile Innovation for Utilities
AT&T for U-verse Mobile
Consert for Consert Energy Management solution
EDMI and Sierra Wireless for EDMI EWM100 Advanced GSM/GPRS Modem for Smart Metering Applications
Logica for Charge Point interactive Management System (CiMS)
SK Telecom for ‘Mobile RFID Technologies’
Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive & Transport
Nissan Motor, AT&T, NTT DOCOMO. and Telenor connexion for ICT for electric vehicles
Parkopedia for Parkopedia.com
PSA Peugeot Citroën and Sierra Wireless for PSA Peugeot Citroën’s telematics and emergency call (e-call) system
QNX Software Systems, BMW and Research in Motion for MINI Connected, and BMW ConnectedDrive with MAP integration
Vodafone M2M and TomTom for TomTom HD Traffic
Green Mobile Award for Best Green Product/Service or Performance
ACME Tele Power Limited for ACME Power Plan
Bharti Infratel for GreenTowers P7 Project
Flexenclosure for E-site
Huawei Technologies for Green Mobile Service Solution (MSS)
Orange for Orange solar base station programme
Vodafone Spain and Vodafone Group for Green Networks Excellence
Best Mobile Broadband Technology
Huawei Technologies for SingleRAN Broad
Nokia Siemens Networks for Smart Networks for Smart Devices
Ruckus Wireless for Ruckus ZoneFlex Mobile Internet Smart Wi-Fi System
Vantrix for Vantrix Bandwidth Optimizer
Vodafone Spain for HTTP Cache RAN Solution
Best Mobile Technology for Emerging Markets
Altobridge and Gateway Communications for The Altobridge lite-site™ GSM / Gateway Communications Africa CellDirect Remote Community Solution
Bubble Motion for Bubbly
Oberthur Technologies, Airtel Africa and Visiontech. for Zap “Touch and Go”
Orange for Open Source Mobile Widget Platform (OSMWP)
Orange for Orange solar base station programme
Best Technology Breakthrough
Audience for Audience EarSmart A1028 Voice Processor
Continuous Computing and picoChip for The World’s First Complete LTE Femtocell Reference Design
Nokia Siemens Networks for Orthogonal Subchannel (OSC) radio network application software feature
NVIDIA for NVIDIA Tegra
Qualcomm for Snapdragon
SEVEN Networks for SEVEN Traffic Cop
Best Customer Care & CRM
Airtel Africa and Tango Telecom for Tango Telecom’s ‘Dynamic Pricing Service’
ETISALAT for ‘Ro’ya’ tariff
MTS and “2memory”LLC for “Second Memory”
Orange for Orange Care
Vodafone Telekomunikasyon for Vodafone Voice Signature