February 21, 2011
Urban Planet Mobile, a mobile education provider, has won the 2011 Global Mobile Award, the first time the award has been won by an American company.
The International GSM Association awards, the “World Cup” of the mobile technology world, narrowed the field of worldwide competitors from almost 500 across 10 categories naming Urban Planet Mobile’s Urban English initiative in Indonesia, in partnership with PT Telkomsel, as winner in the Best Mobile Learning Innovation category. Urban Planet Mobile’s solid business principles and the simple and elegant product design were highlighted as the factors that separated the Urban English Language Learning Program from the rest of the competitors.
Other finalists in the Best Mobile Learning Innovation category included BBC Learning English and Nokia and the Pearson Foundation for “Bridgeit”. The awards were presented by British TV celebrity Jonathan Ross.
• Urban Planet Mobile
• Global Mobile Award
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