• Small Cell Industry Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the Small Cell Forum Awards 2017.

The SCF Awards are open to members and non members alike, with entries welcome from across the entire ecosystem. Now in their ninth year, the Small Cell Industry Awards are a recognized badge of excellence and innovation. A panel of impartial judges – comprised of analysts, journalists and industry experts – ensure the independence and quality of the awards.

The deadlines

Completed entries and full payment must be received by 23.59 UTC on Thursday 6 April 2017. The shortlist will be announced on Thursday 11 May 2017.

The awards will be presented following the gala dinner at Small Cells Worlds Summit in London on Tuesday 23 May 2017. Winners will not be notified prior to the presentation ceremony.

If you have any queries, please contact Elizabeth McMahon

Good luck!

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Award winners 2016

  • Excellence in commercial deployment (Residential)


    Nokia, T-Mobile & Qualcomm T-Mobile 4G LTE CellSpot

  • Excellence in commercial deployment (Enterprise)


    SpiderCloud Wireless US national small cell rollout

  • Excellence in commercial deployment (Urban)


    Parallel Wireless & M1 Delivering seamless mobility and high throughput to public transit riders with M1 and Parallel Wireless in-vehicle HetNet Technology

  • Excellence in commercial deployment (Rural & Remote)


    Parallel Wireless Parallel Wireless meets the FirstNet Vision at Super Bowl 50

  • HetNet management software and services


    Jio & AirHop Communications JioSON powered by eSON from Jio and AirHop Communications

  • Small cell access point design and technology


    Nokia World’s first small cells to deliver more than 1Gbps peak data rates

  • Small cell network element design and technology


    SoftBank World’s number one fastest satellite LTE system

  • Small cell backhaul design and technology


    Vodafone & Huawei Innovative 60GHz solution for small cell outdoor deployment

  • Small cell technology or business case innovation


    CommScope Cell virtualization with OneCell C-RAN small cells

  • Social impact


    Vodafone Foundation ‘Connecting for good’ with Vodafone Instant Network

  • Judges’ choice


    ip.access The Viper Platform

  • Chair’s award

    Mike Cronin


    For his significant contribution to the work of the Interoperability Group

  • Individual contribution to Small Cell Forum activities

    Neil Piercy


    For his work supporting NET aspect of virtualization

  • Outstanding contribution

    Nick Johnson


    In recognition of his long term leadership of the RPH Working Group

    Lisa Garza


    In recognition of her long term leadership of the Marketing Working Group

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