GSMA Reveals Asia Mobile Awards Winners

The GSM Association (GSMA), has revealed the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2008 in a ceremony at the Mobile Asia Congress, in Macau SAR China. It was a special night for the South Korean mobile industry, with the republics two mobile operators KTF and SKT, manufacturer Samsung and the South Korean team of mobile games developer Gameloft, all picking up awards.  a number of coveted awards.
Judged by independent analysts, journalists and industry experts, the awards attracted entries from more than 100 companies that serve the Asian mobile market with a wealth of products, services, content and applications. The last year alone has seen more than 400 million new mobile connections added in the region, taking the total to more than 1.4 billion.   
In these economically challenging times, it can sometimes be difficult to see the positive forces but clearly technological change is a major one, says GSMA Chairman Craig Ehrlich. Mobile communication continues to enhance the lives of people everywhere on a daily basis and make people and businesses more productive and efficient. These awards are all about recognising the leaders, pioneers and change drivers in our region that are making this happen.
The winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2008 are:

Best Mobile Game: Gameloft, Republic of Korea for Asphalt4: Elite Racing HD   

Best Mobile Music, TV or Video Service: Bharti Airtel, India for its On-Demand Service on Airtel Live

Best Mobile Advertising Service: Telstra Corporation, Australia for Telstra Mobile Codes

Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service: KTF, Republic of Korea for Show Care

Best Mobile Internet Service: SKT, Republic of Korea for Gifticon

Best Mobile Money Service: Total Access Communications, Thailand for ATMSIM

Best Mobile Broadband Handset/Device: Huawei, China for the E180 HSPA Rotatable USB Stick; Samsung Electronics, Republic of Korea for the Samsung Innov8 (i8510)

The Green Mobile Award: Nokia, Malaysia for the Integrated Nokia Kiosk