Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards 2008 - Now Open for Entry

The finalists for the 2 achievement categories have been preselected by the judges board and are now open for public voting. Last years finalists received over 2.900 individual votes from industry experts worldwide.
(PresseBox) (London, ) 15th December 2007, London:

The Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards enter their 5th year with an official call for entry to the 2008 programme today. The awards deadline is 21th March 2008. Recognising best in wireless broadband class services in technology areas line WiFi WiMAX and VoIP, the Wireless Broadband Awards 2008 will be presented at a spectacular ceremony dinner in London next May.

"These awards celebrate the very best achievements in an industry that continues to push back the boundaries on a daily basis," said Michael Gebert, Organizer of the WBI Awards. "The categories for 2008 have been specially designed to recognise the wealth of innovation and ingenuity from all corners of our eco-system that contribute to the continued growth, diversity and vitality of wireless broadband communications."

The awards will be judged by independent analysts, journalists and subject matter experts, the winners will be announced on 21th May 2008 at a gala dinner in London, during the Mobile Broadband World Congress. The 2008 categories are as follows:

WiFi Award Category
- Best WiFi Product or Service
- Best Wireless Broadband Mobility Solution
- Best Wireless Broadband Security Innovation

WiMAX Award Category
- Best WIMAX Product or Service

VoIP Award Category
- Best VoIP Product or Service

Achievement Category
- Individual Achievement in Wireless Broadband
- Most Innovative Wireless Broadband Company

Full category, rules, entry forms and details about the gala dinner can be found at www.wbiawards.com

The finalists for the 2 achievement categories have been preselected by the judges board and are now open for public voting. Last years finalists received over 2.900 individual votes from industry experts worldwide. Votes are done online by a point system for each of the six finalists in Individual Achievement in Wireless Broadband and Most Innovative Wireless Broadband Company.

Achievement Category Finalists

Individual Achievement in Wireless Broadband
- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C - Mobile Web Initiative
- Richard and Andrew Cunliffe, Founders BOZZI Ltd
- Roger B. Marks, Chair IEEE802.16 Working Group
- Majed Sifri, CEO, Redline Communications
- Barry West, Sprint Nextel CTO and president, Xohm
- Gordon G. Graylish, GM and VP of EMEA, Intel Ultra Mobility Group

Most Innovative Wireless Broadband Company
- Broadcom - BCM21551 3G Phone on a Chip
- BT - BTFON Community Project
- Jaxtr - Link your Phone VoIP Solution
- Nokia Emerging Business Unit - Widsets
- Qualcomm - Gobi embedded notebook silicon
- Samsung Electronics - WiMAX portfolio


For further information contact:
WBI Awards Press Liason
Tel: +49 (89) 25557 5680
Email:press@wbiawards.com

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