Mobile World Congress, 2012
People walk by main entrance of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The world's largest trade fair for mobile phones, GSMA's Mobile World Congress (MWC), 2012, which went on for four days starting from 27 February, is now over. According to IT News Online, more than 67,000 visitors from 205 countries attended the event.

in addition, several mobile vendors from different corners of the world were also present and more than 1,500 companies exhibited their products.

A number of smartphones and tablets were launched and, in a special ceremony at the MWC, developers and manufacturers were awarded for creative and innovative products.

Below is the list of winners of 2012 Global Mobile Award...

Best Mobile App for Consumers - Rovio Entertainment Ltd for Angry Birds Rio

Best Mobile App for Enterprise - Citrix Systems for Citrix Receiver

Judge's Choice, Best Overall Mobile App - What'sApp Inc for WhatsApp

Most Innovative Mobile App - Swiftkey

Best Mobile Advertising and Marketing Campaign - Brandtone for Carling Black Label "Be the Coach"

Innovation in Mobile Advertising - Poken for the leading CMS for NFC

Mobile Marketing and Advertising Agency of the Year - [am.o.bee]

Best Enterprise Mobile Service - Fiberlink for MaaS360

Best Consumer Mobile Service - Google for Google Maps for Android

Best Networking Product or Solution for Servicing Customers - Turkcell for Turkcell TiklaKonus

Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segments - Safaricom for Grundfos

mWomen Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets - Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree International and Great Connection Inc. for Etisalat Mobile Baby

Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning - Onpoint Digital for CellCast Solution

Best Mobile Innovation for Automotive, Transport or Utilities - Ford Motor Company Ltd. for Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance

Best Mobile Money Innovation - Etisalat, masterCard and Oberthur Technologies for Etisalat Commerce

Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing - Financial Times Assanka for The Financial Times Web App

Best Smartphone - Samsung for Samsung Galaxy S2

Best Feature Phone or Entry Level Phone - Nokia for Nokia C3-00

Device Manufacturer of the Year - Samsung

Best Mobile Tablet - Apple for Apple iPad2

Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 - Nokia for Nokia 808 PureView

Best Embedded Mobile Device (Non-Handset) - AT&T for Garmin GTU 10

Best Mobile Broadband Technology - KT for KT's Premium WiFi Technology

Best Infrastructure Technology - Alcatel-Lucent for lightRadio Network

Best Technology Breakthrough - Vodafone Group PLC for Quad Rate Technology:An Evolved path Doubling the Efficiency of Mobile Voice

Best Cloud Based Technology - Appcelerator for Titanium Integrated Development Platform

Best Technology Product or Solution for Safeguarding and Empowering Customers - Cloudmark for Cloudmark Mobile Messaging Security Suite


Government Leadership Award - Government of the Republic of Colombia