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MasterCard & Partners Selected as Finalists for GSMA Global Mobile Awards

Last week, the GSMA announced the nominees for the 20th Global Mobile Awards. Of the thousands of entries submitted from around the world and judged by a panel of independent experts, MasterCard is extremely excited to have been chosen, alongside our amazing partners, as a finalist in two awards categories:

Mobile phone in payments

  • Category: Best Use of Mobile for Retail, Brand & Commerce

o   Entry: MasterCard & Wagamama for Pay At Table with your Smart Device

  • Category: NFC & Mobile Money Award

o   Entry: Etisalat for “Flous” Connected Commerce

Taking place on Tuesday, March 3rd at Mobile World Congress and hosted by Mr John Cleese, the Global Mobile Awards are a benchmark for excellence in work done across various fields using mobile technologies. A win in 2015 would mean that MasterCard has been recognized for its achievements in four out of the last five Global Mobile Awards ceremonies, having previously shared the spotlight and stage with Airtel AfricaStandard Chartered, Etisalat and Oberthur Technologies.

A list of all 2015 nominees can be found here. Wish us luck!!