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award admin on 29 Sep 2009

fring Wins local GSMA’s Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Tournament

We are proud to announce fring’s recent win at the GSMA’s Mobile Innovation Grand Prix- Israel Tournament.

The GSMA Global Mobile Awards is the premier international showcase of product, service and creative excellence for the mobile industry. Awards include a wide range of categories relevant for players of all sizes in the mobile value chain. In 2009, Innovation takes center stage at the with the introduction of Mobile Innovation ‘Grand Prix’ showcasing promising entrepreneurs, small and medium sized companies developing and introducing innovative products and services.

Global Mobile Awards

fring’s win of this award symbolizes the acceptance of mobile rich-communication technology by both operators and manufacturers, representing the mobile industry’s mainstream.

We would like to thank the organizers, judges and sponsors for this great honor.

fring will continue on as a finalist at the GSMA Global Mobile Awards – Mobile Innovation Grand Prix Finals, one of the mobile industry’s most prestigious awards, to be held during the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 2010.

award admin on 17 Feb 2009

fring celebrates 2nd birthday winning MoMo Peer Awards 2009

As you may know the fring team are out in Barcelona, working hard and spreading the fring love! We’re really excited to announce the news that last night fring won the Mobile Monday Community Award (emerging startups category) at the MoMo Peer Awards 2009. Following several elimination rounds which started with thousands of entries from mobile services & applications worldwide, fring was eventually shortlisted to one of 20 companies selected to battle it out for the coveted award in last night’s finals. A 3 minute, 3 slide Powerpoint presentation was all that stood between us and the prize, and we were delighted to find that the global Mobile Monday Community had awarded it to fring. The Community Awards were picks based on voting from all International Mobile Monday Chapters. What makes this latest accolade really cool is the fact that it represents recognition by other members of the mobile industry – a highly critical, expert (and clearly very clever) bunch of boys and girls. Thanks guys we’re really thrilled & very honored.

Following an early Beta phase, fring had its official launch at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona two years ago in 2007, so we’re celebrating our 2nd birthday at the event this year…and what better than a top industry prize like a MoMo Peer Award for a great birthday present!

Here’s a picture of Neal, fring’s International Communications Director collecting the award.

News & award admin on 19 Jan 2009

biz-news.com’s Best VoIP Product of 2008 Survey

Hey guys

Biz-news.com is conducting a survey to determine the best VoIP product or service and the best Smartphone Product of 2008. The winner will be selected based on the opinions of professionals and technology enthusiasts in the industry.

As this is a crowd-sourcing survey,” Biz-news needs your participation. So, please make your nomination for what you think deserves this accolade for 2008. Spreading word of this survey to friends and colleagues will ensure a wider participation in the poll and will give a much more accurate result”.

Voting is only until the end of January so lets make the deadline – Thanks for the help guys.

As always may the best fring win ;-)

News & award admin on 27 Nov 2008

The Crunchies 2008 Awards – Nominate your favorite app

fringsters the time has come to once again nominate your favorite mobile application for a prestigious award. Following the success of the 2007 Crunchies awards, nominations are now open for the 2008 awards.

“Readers are invited to nominate their favorite product or company in each of the fifteen award categories. Readers can vote once a day until nominations end Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Midnight PST.

Five finalists will be selected for each award category and popular voting will run from December 15 – January 5, 2009 Midnight PST. The winners will be announced live at the award ceremony on January 9 in San Francisco.”

Let the nominations begin.

News & award admin on 26 May 2008

fring is the clear leader with a WBI Award

Following on from our recent post announcing our nomination, we’re delighted to announce that fring has just won another award, this time we’ve picked up Best VoIP Product or Service for 2008 in the Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards in London in association with BT & Intel.


“The WBI Awards recognize leadership, innovation and excellence in wireless broadband” said the Daily Express.

“fring has proven itself as a true Wireless Broadband Innovation Award winner by providing excellence and innovation in a highly competitive market place.” said Michael Gebert, Organiser of WBI Awards. “With more than over 210 qualified submitted entries from more than 35 countries, fring is well-positioned to grow into the future with Wireless Broadband.”

Thanks WBI guys, and we’re already planning our entry for 2009!

award admin on 19 May 2008

At last, a genius in the family!

Just a quicky to let you know how pleased we are at having been nominated for a Wireless Broadband Innovation Award, which according to the judges: “honors excellence and recognizes genius in the science of wireless broadband.”


Associated partners of the award are BT, intel & WERoam, and the award ceremony takes place on May 21st… standby Ben, you may need your party dress again!

Pictured below, fring’s Ben Eaton collecting our recent Meffy Award from Suzy Perry from TV’s The Gadget Show (Ben is the one on the left)


News & award ephraim on 24 Apr 2008

fring nominated for Meffy Awards 2008

fringsters it’s once again time for the glitz and glamor of one of the mobile world’s most prestigious award ceremonies, the Meffys. The Meffy awards are like an equivalent of the Oscars, only without the posh dresses and the red carpet! The Meffys honor the most influential mobile entertainment players from around the world and this year we’re proud to announce that fring has been nominated along with 4 other outstanding companies in the Handset Application Award category.

The winners of this prestigious award will be announced at the Meffys gala dinner on 8 May 2008 at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, France.
fring is excited to be among the top players in the industry and we are looking forward to this event. In the spirit of good gamesmanship, we wish our fellow competitors well and may the best fring win this prestigious award!


Meffys 2009


award admin on 17 Dec 2007

fring receives Joiku 2007 prime quality award

fring has been awarded the Joiku 2007 prime quality award. This recognition is awarded to a few carefully selected partners of the Joikusoft software distribution channel. The base criterion for the award includes premium quality software in terms of user ratings, ease of use, feature richness, and market demand in terms of Joiku.com user downloads.

But what is Joiku you may ask?
Joiku.com is an internet based community focusing on high quality, free mobile software for any mobile device. Joiku’s mission is to enable downloads of Prime-quality mobile software for free, and in an extremely easy fashion.

“A few of the leading mobile primeware brands already inside the Joiku website; including Wayfinder, Opera, Google, Fon, fring, Spodtronic, Symella, Symtorrent and more.” letsgomobile.org

So in the words of the guys at Joiku: “Let your Joiku begin”

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