In Juniper Research’s 2017 A2P Messaging report, Syniverse was named the largest A2P provider globally with a 14.6 percent market share. In addition, Syniverse was the highest scored vendor in the report being rated highly across 10 A2P-specific criteria.
Awards and Recognition
Syniverse’s IPX ranked first in ROCCO Research’s independent, global ‘IPX Networks Vendor Performance’ report that is based on how mobile operators rated IPX vendors in the market. Syniverse was listed as a top vendor in the following categories: understanding roaming, intelligence about compatibility issues, connectivity options, peering with other IPX, speed of connection to new roaming partners, readiness for VoLTE/VoWiFi, support for network functions virtualization, network reporting and monitoring, global presence, and brand awareness.
Syniverse was named as an established leader in the ‘2017 Mobile Messaging report’ by Juniper Research for IP messaging, operator messaging and enterprise mobile messaging services.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America awarded Syniverse with two PRestige Awards in the categories of ‘Business-to-Business Initiatives, Products and Services’ and ‘Best Reputation/Brand Management’ for dispelling the industry’s hype around technologies like 5G.
Juniper Research ranked Syniverse as the highest performing vendor in its ‘Mobile Roaming: Regulations, Opportunities, Emerging Sectors 2017 to 2022’ report, which scored roaming providers according to marketing strength, operations and global reach, IoT roaming services, and future business prospects.
Syniverse won a MarCom Award in the category of ‘Strategic Communications’ for designing a campaign to help mobile operators navigate the world of LTE. For the campaign, Syniverse leveraged the data running across its IPX network to give operators insight into global roaming traffic trends. The data revealed that LTE is still a distant reality despite the industry’s hype on next-generation technologies like 5G.
Syniverse won a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil Award in the category of Reputation/Brand Management in recognition of its “Mobile Privacy Predicament” campaign that debuted at Mobile World Congress 2016 to create a compelling case for operators and brands to take consumer concerns around privacy and security seriously.
Global Telecoms Business awarded Syniverse and Roshan Afghanistan with an Innovation Award in recognition of their collaboration to advance the industry’s ability to protect operators’ revenues from the growing threats of mobile roaming fraud and revenue leakage.
Total Telecom recognized Syniverse as a finalist at the 2016 World Communication Awards in the category of “Vendor Innovation Award” for its advancements in making VoLTE roaming possible. The acknowledgment comes after Syniverse helped operators launch the world’s first VoLTE roaming call and service.
Syniverse and Western Union were named finalists at the Mobile Marketing Magazine 2016 Effective Mobile Marketing Awards in the categories of ‘Most Effective Loyalty and Rewards Campaign’ and ‘Most Effective Financial Services Campaign or Solution.’ The collaboration enabled consumers to use the financial institution’s loyalty program via two-way text messaging for points redemption and more.
Syniverse was shortlisted for the 2016 GLOTEL Awards in the category of “Advancing the Road to 5G” for enabling operators to provide subscribers with high-quality services through VoLTE roaming. The technology sets the foundation for operators to use their VoLTE infrastructure to build out new services and solutions, including video, RCS-based services, wearables and 5G.
For the third consecutive year, Syniverse CEO Steve Gray has been appointed to the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Power100 list, which includes the most powerful, influential people in the telecommunications industry. Steve was selected for his leadership in the industry to advance technologies within VoLTE roaming and mobile marketing.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America awarded Syniverse with two PRestige Awards in the categories of ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Best Reputation/Brand Management’ for creating a compelling case for operators and brands to take consumer concerns around privacy and security seriously, while rethinking approaches to harvesting, managing and using personal data.
Syniverse was shortlisted for ‘Best VoLTE/LTE Broadcast Product’ at the LTE & 5G Awards for its collaboration with LG Uplus to launch the world’s first VoLTE roaming service. The award ceremony took place at the 5G World Summit in London and recognized the most innovative products and services in the mobile industry that advance LTE deployment.
As part of the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore, Syniverse was named as finalist for the Asia Communication Awards ‘Vendor Initiative of the Year’ category that honors companies that have blazed a trail in product innovation.
Global Telecoms Business named Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Mary Clark to its annual list of ‘50 CMOs to Watch’ to recognize her role in helping operators rollout LTE and in advising brands on how to better engage with consumers via mobile.
The collaboration between Syniverse, LG Uplus, KDDI and SmarTone to launch the world’s first VoLTE service was recognized as one of the ‘Best Mobile Technology Breakthroughs in Asia’ at the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards. The awards ceremony takes place each year at Mobile World Congress Shanghai to showcase the ever-growing value that mobility brings to users, industries and business.
Syniverse received an award of commendation at the 2016 Radiance Awards for its work to educate consumers and telecoms industry on the benefits increased mobile data usage. The awards are presented each year by the Public Relations Society of America Sunshine District.
Syniverse and South Korea’s LG Uplus have been recognized with a Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award for launching the world’s first VoLTE roaming service. Awarded in the category for mobile infrastructure, the launch was recognized for its significance in setting the foundation for VoLTE to proliferate globally.
Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Mary Clark was named to the Hot Topics 2016 ‘B2B Tech Marketing100’ list that recognizes the 100 most influential business and technology marketing leaders in North America. The list is voted on by senior business leaders within the technology industry.
Syniverse was shortlisted for the Loyalty and Engagement Awards: Mobile E&L Scheme for enabling customers of Western Union to easily interact with the financial institution right from their mobile device. By leveraging Syniverse’s Mobile Engagement solution, Western Union was able to boost participation in its loyalty rewards program by allowing its banking customers to use text messaging to receive balance notifications and to redeem loyalty points.
Syniverse CMO Mary Clark has been named to Mobile Marketer’s list of ‘Mobile Women to Watch’ for 2016. The list highlights the top 25 women in the industry who are thriving in their roles to anticipate and exceed consumers’ expectations through mobile-driven engagement strategies.
Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Mary Clark is named to the Global Telecoms Business list of “50 CMOs to Watch” for role her role in helping operators and brands find new revenue streams from global roaming and sponsored data opportunities.
Oracle recognized Syniverse with an Excellence Award in the Fusion Middleware Innovation category for leveraging an Oracle could application to provide mobile operators with real-time network visibility into how subscribers are roaming worldwide.
2015 Syniverse was recognized as a finalist at the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards for demonstrating a strong commitment to responsible corporate citizenship through various sustainability, corporate giving, volunteer and industry programs.
Syniverse was shortlisted for the Telecoms.com Pushing Mobile Limits award in recognition of the Syniverse IPX, which has reach to more than 6 million mobile devices around the world.
Syniverse won the Best Network Technology Innovation award and was shortlisted for the Best IPX Exchange at the Global Carrier Awards in Paris in recognition of its IPX Network Solution, which makes international LTE and VoLTE roaming possible for mobile operators, subscribers and network providers. Over the past 10 years, the Global Carrier Awards have become some of the biggest and most prestigious awards events in the wholesale telecoms calendar.
The Tampa Bay chapter of the Public Relations Society of America recognized Syniverse with a PRestige Award for its 2015 Mobile World Congress campaign that centered on intelligent roaming opportunities for operators. The campaign combined first-hand consumer market research with economic modeling to create a compelling business case that provided operators with insights into new revenue-driving opportunities.
In the past year, Syniverse CEO Steve Gray has been appointed to the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Power100 list, which includes the most powerful, influential people in the telecommunications industry. Steve was selected for his crucial role in leading three significant industry firsts in the past year – the first domestic LTE roaming launch in the United States, the world’s first transoceanic VoLTE roaming call, and the world’s first commercial VoLTE roaming service.
The Syniverse IPX network was shortlisted for the LTE Asia Awards – Best Roaming Product – for its 4G roaming capabilities that have significantly advanced the mobile markets of Asia. As a fully managed, multi-service data roaming and monetization solution, the network reduces costs at both operator and subscriber levels by providing the greatest market reach and access to solutions via a single platform.
Syniverse was named as a Telecoms World Middle East Awards finalist in the Best Network Infrastructure category for its IPX innovation that provides advanced connectivity for operators in the region including, VIVA Bahrain, Ooredoo Qatar and Saudi Telecom Company. These operators are able to gain access to Syniverse’s portfolio of LTE-supported solutions and global operator customer base through a single connection to the IPX network. The network provides entire solution sets to meet individual mobile network operator needs, including 3G and LTE roaming, real-time intelligence, messaging, and fraud protection.
With one in four travelers booking trips via smartphones, Syniverse launched its Enterprise Mobile Messaging Service to enable companies to better serve their customers and employees via mobile devices. The solution was recognized as a finalist for the CTIA’s 2015 MobITS awards under the category of ‘Mobile Solutions Provider of the Year’ for its ability to enable Concur, the leading provider of spend management, to increase reliability for mobile message delivery to business travelers anytime, anywhere and on any device. With the solution, Concur is able to provide companies with an automated, enterprise-wide solution to send messages in real-time to travelers.
The Syniverse IPX was recognized at the 2015 LTE Awards as the Best Roaming Solution as a result of providing the greatest direct reach and widest portfolio of solutions available from a single platform.
For the eighth consecutive year, Syniverse was honored by Global Telecoms Business (GTB) for its innovative projects in the telecommunication industry. This year Syniverse was recognized for launching the first domestic LTE roaming service in the U.S., in collaboration with GCI, Alaska's largest telecom company, and a Tier 1 operator. In delivering these services for the two operators, Syniverse helped improve roaming experiences and significantly increased subscriber usage in the months after launching LTE roaming.
Syniverse was shortlisted as Best MVNO Enabler at the 2015 MVNOs World Congress for its significant impact in facilitating the development of business solutions that enable the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) market.