Juniper Research has named six winners in its Future Mobile Awards for Mobile Entertainment.
Award-winners in each category are as follows:
* Mobile gambling – Paddy Power;
* Mobile adult – Manwin;
* Mobile games – EA Mobile;
* Mobile dating – Match.com;
* Mobile TV – AT&T; and
* Mobile advertising – Velti.
The Future Mobile Awards are given to companies that Juniper believes have made significant progress within their sector during the previous year, and are now poised to make considerable market impact in the future.
The awards were decided by a panel of expert judges based on a number of criteria including: product range and innovation; geographic market penetration; evidence of commercial campaigns; partnerships; and, potential future business development.
Dr Windsor Holden, panel judge and research director at Juniper Research, comments: ““The mobile entertainment sector has now grown into a $36 billion a year market, and our award winners are at the forefront of their respective fields, having developed strategies which have successfully fostered growth and a range of innovative product lines which we believe will continue to stimulate development, both in terms of service usage and revenues.”