Rules for entry 2018

Rules for entry

Eligibility

  • The SCF Small Cell Awards 2018 are open to Small Cell Forum members and non-members, except category 11: Individual contribution to Small Cell Forum activities, which is open to Small Cell Forum members only.
  • All entries should relate to the commercial use of communications. Military use excluded.

Submission of entries

  • Entries must follow the word count guidance of 1000 words. Over-long entries will be disqualified.
  • You may submit nominations on behalf of other organizations (vendors or operators) in the same way.

Multiple entries

There is no limit to the number of entries permitted from a single organization. You can submit multiple entries to multiple categories. Each entry submitted is liable to a separate entry fee.

Additional supporting materials

Additional materials are very welcome but do not form part of the formal entry. All supporting evidence must be uploaded in a single zip folder of not more than 5Mb, clearly organized and labelled with your company and entry category. Please upload a separate zip file for each category you enter.

Language

Entries (and any supporting documents) must be submitted in English.

Judging process

  • Entries will be judged by an independent judging panel on the basis of the information provided on the entry forms.
  • Details of the judging panel discussions will not be disclosed.
  • The decision of the judges is final.
  • At the judges’ discretion an entry may be transferred from one category to another if this is deemed more appropriate.

Shortlists and winners

  • Shortlists will be announced on 10 May
  • Winners will NOT be notified prior to the presentation ceremony on the evening of Tuesday 22 May 2018.
  • Presentation of the Awards will take place at the Small Cells World Summit in London on Tuesday 22 May 2018, following the evening Gala Dinner.

Promotion

By submitting an entry to the SCF Small Cell Awards 2018, you authorize the Small Cell Forum to use the text associated with your entry for the purposes of promoting the Awards and in Small Cell Forum Awards presentations.

Agreement

By submitting an entry for the SCF Small Cell Awards 2018 you agree to be bound by the SCF Small Cell Awards 2018 ‘Rules for entry’ and ‘Terms & Conditions’.

Confidentiality

All entries will be treated as strictly confidential. Only details of the Award winners and shortlisted entries will be published.

DISCRETION: The discretion of the judges is final in all matters.

Award winners 2017

  • Chair’s Award

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    Ray Williamson For recognizing the need to develop different & better business models

  • Judges’ Award

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    Cisco Open-nFAPI: An Open Source Project to Accelerate the Adoption of Small Cell Forum’s nFAPI Defined Virtualized Small Cell Architecture

  • Individual Contribution to Small Cell Forum Activities

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    Tim Carey For leading the definition of the TR-069 based nFAPI PNF management mode

  • Individual Contribution to Small Cell Forum Activities

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    Tim Carey For leading the definition of the TR-069 based nFAPI PNF management mode

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