Soprano Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite Named Finalist for GSMA Global Mobile Awards

Soprano Design Limited, the leading Australian developer and provider of mobile and wireless messaging solutions, today announced that the GSM Association has selected the SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite (MEMS) as a finalist for the 2008 GSMA Global Mobile Awards in the category of Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service.

“These awards celebrate the highest achievements across an industry that has achieved so much over 20 years, and the categories for 2008 have been specially designed to recognize the wealth of ingenuity and creativity from all corners of the mobile industry’s global ecosystem that contribute to the continued success and growth of the mobile world,” comments Rob Conway, CEO of GSM Association in a recent press release.

“SOPRANO is honored to be shortlisted as a finalist by the GSM Association for the SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite,” said Dr Richard Favero, CEO, Soprano Design. “It is a testament to SOPRANO’s proven ability to help mobile network operators deliver sophisticated value-added mobile and wireless messaging services to their business, enterprise and government customers.”

With over 14 years of expertise and innovation in the design and development of world leading software for the mobile and wireless industry in Australia, Soprano is an Australian Company that is globally focused on the mobile network operator community.

“This is a great achievement for the SOPRANO team and for the Australian mobile and wireless community that supports our efforts.” said Favero. “We are delivering the world’s best interactive mobile messaging solution for SMS, MMS and Email to Australian and International organisations. This recognition of our software excellence makes our team truly proud.”

Soprano Design will be attending the GSMA Mobile World Congress on February 11-13, at the Fira de Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain. To arrange a private meeting during the conference, please feel free to contact us at

About the 2008 GSMA Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA Global Mobile Awards is the leading international awards program honoring excellence throughout the global GSM mobile industry. Established in 1995, the Awards are presented by the GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade organisation for more than 700 mobile operators and leading manufacturers and suppliers that serve more than 1.5 billion users, across more than 215 countries of the world. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 12th February at the Global Mobile Awards Gala Dinner held in The National Palace (Palau Nacional) in Barcelona.

Now in their 13th year, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards is the centre-piece of the world’s largest and most successful mobile industry event, the Mobile World Congress – formerly the 3GSM World Congress – which takes place in Barcelona from the 11-15 February 2008.

For more information about the Global Mobile Messaging Awards, please visit

About the GSM Association

The GSM Association (GSMA) is the global trade association representing 700 GSM mobile phone operators across 215 countries of the world. In addition, more than 180 manufacturers and suppliers support the Association’s initiatives as key partners. The primary goals of the GSMA are to ensure mobile phones and wireless services work globally and are easily accessible, enhancing their value to individual customers and national economies, while creating new business opportunities for operators and their suppliers. The Association’s members serve more than two billion customers – 82% of the world’s mobile phone users.