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We are now accepting applications for Executive of the Year and Service Provider of the Year. The cost for these categories is free however if you are selected as a winner you are required to attend the Next-Gen Wireless Networks Summit Reception on Tuesday, November 28 in Dallas, TX to accept the award in person. For more information about the event please visit the event website.
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|Executive of the Year||Individual executive who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the industry through corporate leadership, strategic positioning or technological innovation.|
|Service Provider of the Year||Service provider network showing significant advancement in services, capabilities or coverage.|
The current program is also open for applications in the following categories. The cost for the product/service categories is $500 per entry. Click here to start an application.
|BSS/OSS||Billing and operations support systems, including network management, customer experience management, service assurance, revenue management and other forward-thinking support and enablement software.|
|Business Services||Solutions and gear for delivering or managing enterprise services. Includes SD-WAN, VoIP, contact centers, unified communications (video and voice conferencing, speech recognition, e-mail and messaging), ethernet on demand, as well as security monitoring, troubleshooting, system monitoring, and disaster recovery.|
|Cloud Services||Solutions supporting cloud storage and service delivery, including apps, backup and data syncing.|
|Customer Engagement||Partner management, Big Data analytics, Customer service platforms, portal strategies, user-centric policy engines, self-provisioning, tools for leveraging and benchmarking social and companion apps, and more.|
|IoT||Solutions and technologies geared towards bringing connectivity to everyday devices and infrastructure. Includes Smart Cities, Vehicles, Homes, Wearables, Buildings, Healthcare, and Manufacturing.|
|Network Test and Measurement||Handheld, portable and lab-based hardware, software or centralized solutions for testing, management and maintenance.|
|Next-Gen Deployment Wireless||Equipment and solutions used to segue from past wireless network buildouts to newer market models, including Small Cells, HetNets, Wi-Fi, Backhaul, Spectrum Efficiencies, C-RAN, and 5G Development.|
|Next-Gen Deployment Wireline||Advances in broadband architectures for either core networking or the last mile, including fiber, Docsis 3.1, PON, Ethernet, Packet Optical, as well as network edge or access network solutions.|
|SDN/NFV||Network function virtualization and software-defined networking options that support the unique requirements of telcos and other network operators.|
|Security||Solutions and Services geared towards securing networks, devices and content.|
This year we've separated the Wireless/Wireline and Cable/Online Video categories into two programs. The Cable, Pay-TV and Online Video Awards Program is scheduled to open for applications on Monday, March 5 (categories to be announced).