2024 CATEGORIES

People Categories

The only award of its kind, the Power 50 ranks the UK mobile industry’s most influential individuals. Nominations for Power 50 open Summer 2024.

As many businesses shift towards hybrid working, the need for great teamwork and a strong corporate culture has never been more important. This award allows companies across the mobile industry to highlight the great work being done by teams across the UK, particularly when it comes to boosting creativity and innovation.

Company Categories

Bringing products and services to life is one of the most important activities a company can undertake and the job that an agency does can genuinely make or break the success of the technology in hand. This category recognises strong collaborative efforts between agencies and brands.

The Corporate Social Responsibility award honours the company in the mobile industry that makes the most important contributions to their community or wider society.

The issue of sustainability is at the forefront of everyone in the mobile industry's minds. Mobile technology can enable other industries to reduce emissions, while there are always ways that the industry itself can go further on the journey to net zero. This award recognises projects that have a positive impact on the industry or wider society, rewarding innovation and success.

The creation of a company culture is essential but it is far from easy, becoming more than just a vision, but something your team can unite behind. How has your company created an engaging and inclusive, diverse culture that’s brought staff together, improved their experience and the company’s performance as a result?

Channel & Service

If businesses are to maintain a competitive edge, they need high quality and innovative mobile services and solutions. This category combines unified communications providers, mobile dealers, and managed service providers to recognise excellence in these fields.

This award recognises the provider that best delivers opportunities for the channel and rewards the company that has opened up and developed markets through its activities.

As mobile technology becomes increasingly important to our everyday lives, device insurance ensures consumers can get a rapid repair or replacement should their device be damaged, lost or stolen. This category rewards the company that offers the best service and retains customers year-after-year.

Retail

With the need for strong relationships more important that ever, distributors play a vital role in keeping the mobile industry running. To be crowned Distributor of the Year, a company must be the best in the industry at what it does, as well as being a shining example to peers and partners alike.

Retail is the most powerful sales channel in the UK mobile space. It demands the seamless integration of sales, logistics, marketing and purchasing to survive, and excellence and innovation in these areas to thrive. This award goes to the retailer (instore and/or online) that has done more than any other to deliver both a great customer experience and results

Repairs can often be a stressful or expensive experience, and this category recognises the best repair service, whether online or in-store. This award recognises the provider that does more than any other to deliver a great service.

Recycling is a great way for consumers to save money on a new device and help the environment. This award recognises the best service whether it's online or in store.

Network

The personal touch has never been more important for companies in the mobile industry, as competition is greater than ever. This category looks to highlight and recognise those businesses offering the highest level of customer service, going that extra mile to solve issues and fix problems with the least amount of stress.

This award looks to celebrate the UK mobile operator that goes above and beyond to provide its customers with a top-class network experience, celebrating innovation, customer care, and technical excellence.

This category looks to celebrate virtual networks and sub brands, as well as those simply driving innovation on a network.

With flexible working and productivity at the forefront of everyone's mind in our modern world, the importance of reliable, high speed mobile connectivity is higher than ever continue to grow. This award celebrate the operator which meets these demands while delivering first class support and a service tailored to individual business needs.

This award looks to celebrate the UK mobile operator that goes above and beyond to provide its customers with a top-class network experience, celebrating innovation, customer care, and technical excellence.

With SIM-Only contracts becoming increasingly popular for consumer and enterprise users alike, this award looks to recognise and celebrate those providers offering a tailored experience for customers across the board.

Blending together the full range of innovation across the mobile technology space, this award looks to recognise those particular products and services that stand out from the crowd. Whether offering a specific function or providing a service to customers, this award aims to celebrate those who have innovation as a key facet of their business.

Competition in the business broadband has never been fiercer, with smaller, more agile players looking to stand out from the crowd and provide a focused, adaptable service for companies of all sizes. This award looks to recognise those providers going the extra mile and offering a business broadband service that helps get crucial work done when it is most needed.

With eSIM offerings becoming commonplace for many operators, this award looks to celebrate and recognise those providing the next level of service to business and consumer customers alike.

Phones & Accessories

This award recognises the accessory manufacturer that has the best range, partnerships and overall service, supporting partners and customers with great products.

This award recognises the smartphone manufacturer which has best leveraged its product range, market position and relationships to drive its overall strategy and reputation within the industry and beyond.

Staying secure has never been more important for businesses and consumers alike, as scammers and cybercriminals increasingly target mobile devices to gain access to valuable data and information. This award celebrates those whose services go above and beyond when keeping users safe, providing that extra level of security protection that gives everyone the confidence to use their devices wherever they are.