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About the Awards


Welcome to the Fierce Innovation Awards - Telecom Edition! We are now accepting applications for categories designed to identify and showcase outstanding service and equipment developments unveiled during the past 12 months along with those who make them, install them, and deploy them. These awards are intended to promote the competitive spirit and initiative that spurs the design, development, and distribution of groundbreaking solutions; to seek out the most evolutionary & revolutionary technologies and services in the industry; and to recognize and reward the best and brightest operators, service providers, and vendors for their commitment to next-gen business and consumer offerings. These categories will be reviewed by a combination of service providers and analysts. The cost to apply to the award categories is $600 per entry.

2018 Program Timeline


  • Accepting Applications: Wednesday, August 15th
  • Application Deadline Extended: Friday, September 21st
  • Judging Period: Monday, September 24th through Friday, September 28st
  • Finalists Announced: Wednesday, October 3rd
  • Winners Announced: Wednesday, October 17th during Network Night at the Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, TX. More information on the event here.

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