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Messaging and SMS World Awards 2017
28 November 2017

Messaging and SMS World Awards 2017 returns with a brand new black tie gala dinner, bringing together leading names to celebrate innovation, best customer solutions and excellence in the global messaging marketplace.

Recognising global achievement and success over the last 12 months the gala dinner and awards ceremony taking place on the 28th November is the perfect place to position your company to 150+ senior level attendees as they celebrate their achievements in this innovative market.

After 2 years of a well-attended more casual awards ceremony in 2015 /16 join us this year for an evening of glamour and entertainment, offering the perfect opportunity to host and entertain your clients and meet plenty of new faces in the global messaging and SMS community.


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SMS / Messaging Awards categories

Category open to Carriers and Aggregators

Best SMS/A2P Provider

1. Best Messaging / SMS Provider - Global

2. Best Messaging / SMS Provider – Africa

3. Best Messaging / SMS Provider – ME

4. Best Messaging / SMS Provider - Europe

5. Best Messaging / SMS Provider - Asia

6. Best Messaging / SMS Provider – Latin America

7. Best Messaging / SMS Provider – North America

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(This category will be judged on Infrastructure investment and rollout, network performance, customer service, agility in handling growing traffic, roll-out of new and advanced services)

Best Product / Service

8. Best SMS Enterprise Product

9. Best SMS Cloud Product

10. Best SMS Gateway Product

11. Best SMS API

12. Best SMS Security Product

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(This category will be judged on reliability, scalability, customer experience, Integration, ROI)

Market Innovation

13. Best SMS Innovation – Carrier solution

14. Best SMS Innovation – Enterprise solution

15. Best SMS Innovation – Consumer solution

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(This category will be judged on successful build and roll-out, customer uptake, market impact)

Special Recognition

16. Best strategic partnership

17. Best messaging marketing campaign

18. Best SMS sales team

19. Personality of the year – industry contribution

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Best SMS provider in specific enterprise segments

20. Best SMS Provider for emergency services

21. Best SMS Provider for customer services

22. Best SMS Provider for retail services

23. Best SMS Provider for authentication services

24. Best SMS Provider for Transportation services

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The deadline for submissions is the 9th October 2017

All submissions can be emailed to

2016 winners included:

Best strategic partnership:


Best A2P SMS messaging provider:

Mahindra Comviva

Best SMS Solution:

Airtel Business

Most innovative use of SMS:

OpenMarket with Virgin Trains

Best SMS integration with other types of services:

Turk Telekom International

Best fraud solution for SMS:

Telefonica Global Advertising


Pre-awards drinks reception sponsor

Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) is one of the world's leading carriers and an innovation driver for IP-based solutions. As an integral part of Deutsche Telekom’s International Wholesale Business Unit, Deutsche Telekom ICSS serves the international wholesale requirements of the Deutsche Telekom Group with its international affiliates and more than 860 external customers worldwide. One of the units’ core competencies is to focus on building business partnerships around the globe. With years of experience in the international wholesale communication market, Deutsche Telekom ICSS has the expertise to provide clients with tailor-made solutions. The innovative technologies are offered on a global basis with a special emphasis on Europe. The cutting-edge offerings of Deutsche Telekom ICSS include the following business segments: Internet & Transport: Enable a connected society by partnering with one of the premier European Internet and content players. Mobile World: Mobilize your customers’ lives with innovative and profitable solutions from Deutsche Telekom ICSS, a premium mobile enabler. Carrier Enterprise Services: Securely connect your customer’s global sites with a major European multi-service provider. Global Voice: Excellence and innovation with scale from the international market leader for retail voice termination.

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