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Awards Criteria

Please see below the criteria for each category.


Best Results from a 5G Launch in APAC
Best Results from a 5G Launch in APAC

This award recognises the best results from a 5G network launch in APAC. The judges will look for information and innovations on the technology roadmap, KPIs and results of the launch. This category accepts entries from service providers as well as solution providers, on behalf of their service provider partner who they supported in their launch.


Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to service providers or solution providers who supported a service provider in their 5G launch.


Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • Summary of the entry (100 words max)
  • Description of the technology roadmap that was followed to achieve the launch (300 words max)
  • Description of what makes the network launch unique (300 words max)
  • Description of the results of the launch for the network (300 words max)
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Most Innovative 5G Trial in APAC
Most Innovative 5G Trial in APAC

This award recognises the best most innovative 5G trial in APAC, contributing to the region’s global 5G competitiveness and innovation.

This award category accepts entries from mobile operators and/or solution providers who have worked in partnership for the trial.


Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to service providers or solution providers who supported a service provider in their 5G trial.

 

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • Summary of the entry (100 words max)
  • Description of the characteristics that constitute the trial innovative (300 words max)
  • Description of the technology roadmap on the lead up to the trial (300 words max)
  • Description of the learnings for the operator, their network evolution and 5G monetisation planning (300 words max)
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Best Network Automation Solution
Best Network Automation Solution

This award recognises the best network automation technology. The judges will look for examples of where the solution has been deployed and what the measurable benefits have been for the network. This award category accepts entries from solution providers only.

 

Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to solution providers. 

 

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • An outline of the technology (100 words max)
  • Description of the technology and what constitutes it ground-breaking (300 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to the benefits it brings to the service providers (300 words max)
  • Describe how this product will prove most impactful towards 5G development (300 words max)
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Best 5G CORE Technology
Best 5G CORE Technology

This award recognises the best 5G Core Network technology that enables network and service innovation for the service providers. The judges will look for examples of where the technology has been deployed and share details of why & how it’s been successful. This award category accepts entries from solution providers only.

 

Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to solution providers. 

 

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • Summary of the entry (100 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to its position in the market (300 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to the benefits it brings to the operator (300 words max)
  • Describe how this product will prove most impactful towards 5G roll-outs and commercialisation (300 words max)
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Best RAN Technology
Best RAN Technology

This award recognises the best RAN technology solution, which will aid development of the RAN to support 5G & services that will be deployed over it. The judges will look for examples of where the solution has been deployed and share details of why & how it’s been successful. This award category accepts entries from solution providers only.

 

Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to solution providers. 

 

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • An outline of the technology (100 words max)
  • Specific characteristics which makes this technology unique (300 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to the benefits it brings to the service providers (300 words max)
  • Describe how this product will prove most impactful towards 5G development (300 words max)
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Most Significant Contribution to Edge Computing
Most Significant Contribution to Edge Computing

This award recognises the most innovative edge computing technology. The judges will look for a showcase of how the technology will meet the 5G network latency requirements, ensuring privacy, real-time responsiveness and reliability. This award category accepts entries from solution providers only.

 

Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to solution providers. 

 

Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • An outline of the technology (100 words max)
  • Description of the technology and what constitutes it ground-breaking (300 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to the benefits it brings to the service providers (300 words max)
  • Describe how this product will prove most impactful towards 5G development (300 words max)
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Telecom Service Innovation in Response to COVID-19
Telecom Service Innovation in Response to COVID-19

This award recognises a solution provider who has provided the most innovative solution to its consumer and enterprise customers during COVID-19. The judges will look for details of the response, and how it has supported customers during the pandemic. This category accepts entries from service providers as well as solution providers, on behalf of their service provider partner who they supported in their launch.


Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to service providers or solution providers who supported a service provider in their 5G launch.


Please respond to the below questions:

  • Name of the entry (10 words max)
  • An outline of the response during COVID-19 (100 words max)
  • Description of the project or technology used during the response (300 words max)
  • Describe the technology in relation to COVID-19 and how it has supported consumer and enterprise customers (300 words max)
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People’s Choice: 5G Telecom Leader of the Year
People’s Choice: 5G Telecom Leader of the Year

The CommunicAsia 2020 People's Choice Award: 5G Telecom Leader of the Year will recognise the outstanding achievements of an individual working in the service provider industry and contributions to global 5G innovation and development. The award celebrates an exemplary CxO who is a true guru in the industry, able to influence the current developments for 5G.

Who should enter this category:

  • Entries to this category are open to CxOs from service providers. 


This award is free to enter and the winner will be selected from shortlisted candidates by a public vote. In your nomination, please include a short description of the projects, achievements and milestones the nominated CxO has overseen over the past year in developing both current and future networks. (max 300 words).

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