India Mobile Congress 2019 (held last week in Delhi), South Asia’s biggest and the most significant Mobile, Internet, and Technology event, themed “Imagine a new connected world: Intelligent, Immersive and Inventive” concluded with the IMC Digital Communications Awards. Nine of the IMC awards were sponsored by ZTE and three IMC & Aegis Graham Bell Awards.
The awards were given to the companies for their exemplary contribution to the sector and recognized the best of the best in the ICT and TMT sectors. The highlight of the night was the state of Andhra Pradesh, which won the IMC Digital Communications award for “State with Best 4G/ Broadband network coverage.
The second category for IMC Awards was devoted to the Smart Cities Project with the most innovative technology adoption. Smart solutions deployed in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela emerged as the winner. Other winners included Mavenir, for Most Innovative Approach to Network Security, 1mg Technologies , for Best Mobile Innovation for Health; Red Hat for Best open source solution for the telecom industry; Tanla Solutions for Most innovative use of block chain across industry; Manak Waste Management (Cashify) for Most Innovative App; Simpa Energy India for Most Innovative IOT project; and Mavenir for Most Innovative Network Transformation.
As part of this year’s award ceremony, three winners of the 10th Aegis Graham Bell awards in the Telecom and Mobile categories, were also felicitated at IMC. Ramboll India secured the award ‘Telecom Infrastructure’ category for their innovation ‘Hybrid Telecom Tower’, Bharti Infratel bagged the award in ‘Smart city solution’ category for their innovation ‘Bhopal Smart City’ and C-DOT won an award in ‘Innovative telecom product’ category for their innovation ‘C-SAT-FI’.