India Mobile Congress is Asia’s largest telecommunications and technology event. India Mobile Congress provides a platform for all digital technology and communications stakeholders to come together and discuss, explore, plan and assess new and next-generation technologies and their impact on the world.
The India Mobile Congress is a global platform for ICT and TMT brands, businesses, policymakers and professionals to come together to discuss, cooperate and collaborate about new and emerging technologies, their use-cases, issues pertaining to the regulatory landscape, market trends and more. Networking is an integral aspect of the India Mobile Congress event and an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, sponsors, exhibitors, brands and industry and political leaders to build connections. The opportunity for B2B, B2C and B2G networking is unparalleled. And in keeping with this spirit of fostering entrepreneurial growth and national progress, the India Mobile Congress organizes contests and competitions inviting entrepreneurs and developers to share the best of their digital technology products, services and ideas.
IMC Awards 2018
At the India Mobile Congress 2018, the IMC Awards 2018 recognized and celebrated entrepreneurs, businesses and institutions that were pushing the boundaries of the digital technology sectors in India. The theme for India Mobile Congress 2018 was ‘NEW DIGITAL HORIZONS: Connect. Create. Innovate.’ The India Mobile Congress 2018 was held from 25th-27th October 2018 and focused on cutting-edge technologies such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Internet of Things. The IMC Awards 2018 were organized to celebrate companies actively connecting, creating and innovating in the digital technology space in India and thus pushing new digital horizons and transforming the national business and technology landscape.
The awards were distributed across 8 categories, 5 sponsored by IMC and 3 sponsored by Aegis Graham Bell Awards. The vision behind the IMC Awards of 2018 was to identify and celebrate startups that were excelling in the fields of 5G solutions, automation, Artificial Intelligence, and any idea, design, product or service boosting the ideals of connectivity, inclusivity and diversity.
IMC Awards 2018 Winners
The results of the IMC Awards 2018 are as follows:
The award for the ‘Innovative Network Solution Of The Year For Connectivity’ was awarded to Huawei Communications India.
Hotstar won the award for the ‘Best OTT Content Platform’.
The honor of the ‘Smart Cities Project With Most Innovative Technology Adoption’ was bestowed upon Surat IT-MAC (Integrated Transport Mobility Administration Center).
Indus Towers was recognized for ‘Best Green Technology Adoption For Telecom Networks’.
Mahindra Comviva won the award for ‘Innovative Telecom Product/Solution’.
The award for the ‘Innovative Mobile App For Enterprise’ was given to eKincare.
Accenture was commended for ‘Bringing Fortune At The Bottom Of Pyramid’.
Jharkhand was recognized as the ‘State With Best Digital Infra Policies’.
UTStarcom served as the Awards Partner for the IMC Awards 2018. UTStarcom is a leading international telecom infrastructure provider. The company is headquartered in Hong Kong and works with network operators and communications service providers to outfit them with a variety of telecommunications devices and equipment.
The Awards were given to the recipients by the erstwhile Minister of State for Communications, Shri Manoj Sinha and attended by the who’s who of the telecom industry.
The felicitation ceremony was followed by a rousing performance by Euphoria.
IMC 2019 Awards will be announced next year, during the India Mobile Congress event, also to be held in Aerocity, New Delhi.