Over 300 new products from leading global companies were submitted, Top Global, the winner of this prestigious award was determined by more than 40,000 combined online and text votes submitted by CTIA show attendees and wireless industry professionals base on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2009 -- Top Global (www.topglobalusa.com), a leader in wireless convergence systems, wins the CTIA Wireless 2009 Best in Show Award with the 3G UFO personal hotspot. The winner of this prestigious award was determined by more than 40,000 combined online and text votes submitted by CTIA show attendees and wireless industry professionals base on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
"It's a privilege to win the CTIA Best in Show Award and we appreciate the support of CTIA and all those who voted for us," said Dr. Alan Zhen Zhou, president and CTO of Top Global. "The unique out of the world fashion design with intelligent software and the latest Qualcomm Gobi technology enable the 3G UFO to support multiple 3G standards and frequencies around the world."
The 3G UFO personal hotspot is the world's first universal 3G cellular embedded system which can serve as a gateway/bridge that links all Third Generation Cellular (3G) networks and WLAN networks. This innovative Universal 3G mobile wireless gateway connects any Wi-Fi devices to the ubiquitous broadband third generation (3G) cellular network for wireless Internet access. The 3G UFO is software configurable to support all cellular standards including GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, CDMA 1x, EVDO Rev.0 and EVDO Rev.A. The same design supports multiple frequency bands including 850Mhz, 900Mhz, 1900Mhz, and 2100Mhz and works with all carriers around the world. This enables enterprise customers to deploy one product with different software configuration and firmware worldwide. Embedded GPS feature enables many innovative LBS applications.
"Qualcomm extends its congratulations to Top Global on their Best of Show win at CTIA 2009", said Mike Concannon, senior vice president, Qualcomm Inc. "Utilizing the multi-mode Gobi technology, Top Global has created a breakthrough product that provides consumers and small businesses an easy way to enable local area networking in areas not reached by landlines."
The CTIA Emerging Technology Awards program is designed to give industry recognition and exposure to the best wireless products and services in the areas of mobile consumer electronics and applications; enterprise and vertical market technology; 4G and network infrastructure; and environmentally friendly hardware and services. Nearly 300 applications were submitted in 18 categories and reviewed by a panel of 30 recognized members of the media, industry analysts and executives. Products were judged on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
"With a broad spectrum of categories, ranging from consumer to enterprise to wireless health and energy applications, the E-Tech awards are an indicator of the phenomenal innovation taking place in the wireless industry," said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. "We received a great response to the online and text voting campaigns for Best in Show and extend our congratulations to Top Global."
About Top Global
Top Global (www.topglobalusa.com) is a leading wireless systems design company and a global leader in wireless technology convergence. Top Global offers total wireless solutions for carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Top Global has a strong engineering and design team with many years of experience in wireless communications systems design, hardware and software design and testing, and communications protocol development. With our focus and dedication on wireless and our deep technical knowledge of wireless chipsets, drivers, firmware, and applications layer software, our goal is to become the Global Top Leader in wireless systems design. Our customers and partners can reduce investment risk and shorten time to market by OEM/ODM Top Global wireless products and solutions. We believe the future of wireless communication has just started, and that the nascent wireless broadband Internet will become as pervasive as the Internet itself. Top Global sees it as a business opportunity to give everyone easy wireless high-speed Internet access, whether at home, in the office, or in public places. This wireless horizon has just been discovered, and we will broaden the World Wide Web (WWW) to a World Without Wires (WWW). Our corporate mission is "Broadening Wireless Horizons". More information about Top Global is available from our Web site at www.topglobalusa.com.
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