STAFF REPORT IBD: Telenors Easypaisa and UBL Omni have been shortlisted again for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2013 in two separate categories.
Telenor got its nomination third time for Oscar of telecom sector but it has failed to win any title in the past despite of the fact that it is one of the pioneers of mobile banking and branchless banking in Pakistan with biggest share in the emerging field of financial industry at local level.
While on the other hand, the UBL Omni has been selected for second consecutive time. It is contesting under the category of GSMA mWomen Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets.
UBL is contesting against four telecom operators including Asiacell for Almas Line, Etisalat, Qualcomm, D-Tree for Etisalat, Mobile Baby, Good World Solutions for Labor Link Mobile Voice and Mobitel for Liyasara.
The 18th GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2013 will be held in Barcelona, Spain on 26th February. This is the single largest annual event in the mobile industry organized by GSMA spanning over 220 countries and uniting nearly 800 of the worlds mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem.