Sky and Space Global shortlisted for Mobile World Congress award

Meir Moalem CEO and Managing Director of SAS Photo credit Ilan Siman TovMeir Moalem, CEO and managing director of SAS. (Image source: SAS)UK-based Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) has been nominated for the 2019 Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards), with winners to be announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The congress will take place on 25-28 February 2019. SAS was one of the five nominees shortlisted for an award in the category ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets’, along with Huawei, Lumos, Mavenir and Yego Innovation.

The company stated that it is in the process of deploying 200 highly sophisticated nano-satellites over the Equatorial Belt.

SAS services will provide the Equatorial Region with a wide range of life-saving services such as search and rescue, disaster management, emergency response, security alarms and recreational tracking.

It will also include a wide range of traditional services, including cell phone applications, offshore communications, smart farming, interactive TV, aircraft, vessel and animal tracking, water and electricity metering, grid monitoring and ATM.

The company aims to deliver cost-effective communications infrastructure and services to those who need it most and to disrupt the telecommunications and international transport industries. Sky and Space Global Ltd owns 100 per cent of Sky and Space Global (UK) Limited.

Meir Moalem, co-founder, managing director and chief executive officer at SAS, said, “This is a great honour for SAS and underscores the huge significance of bringing connectivity to the equatorial regions of the world.”

He added that SAS is well on its way to achieving its goal of providing affordable mobile services in underserved parts of the world.

The GSMA’s GLOMO awards offer organisations the opportunity to showcase the latest and best mobile products, apps, devices, services, and initiatives at the mobile congress event.

More than 250 independent judges from around the world are involved in the award process. The panels comprise the leading industry and specific industry experts, analysts, journalists, academics and, in some cases, representatives of mobile operators.

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