Nokia Siemens Networks and Samsung were among the winners of the 2012 Best of 4G Awards, which were given to companies creating opportunity and growth in the 4G ecosystem.
The winners were announced at the 4G World 2012 Conference and Expo. This is the fourth year of recognizing organizations for driving the adoption of 4G mobile broadband. All of the winners were chosen by a panel of the industry's leading analysts and academics.
Winners by category include:
Qualcomm Inc: 4G Smartphone & Tablet Product Innovation (Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 Processor)
RACO Wireless: Impactful M2M Application or Solution (Omega Management Suite)
Broadcom: Mobile Backhaul and Core Network Innovation (BCM56240 Switch Series)
Aepona: Mobile Cloud Enabler (API Monetization Platform)
NetScout Systems: User Experience and Policy Management Solution (nGenius Service Assurance Solution)
Nokia Siemens Networks: RAN and Small Cell Technology Product (Flexi Zone)
Qualcomm: Best 'Connected Life' Application or Solution (2net Platform and Hub)
Radisys Corporation: Mobile Broadband Technology Innovation (MPX-12000)
Amarisoft: Mobile Innovation by a Startup (Amari LTE 100)
Samsung: Solution for Spectrum Optimization (Smart VoLTE)
In addition, the Best in Show award went to Alcatel-Lucent in recognition of the company's innovative lineup of products, which were finalists in four Best of 4G Awards categories.