2018 Global Summit

London, United Kingdom | May 1-3

Media & Awards

DSA Global Summit Press Materials

Speakers announced for the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit 2018 as Europe prepares for 5G trials

19 February 2018
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DSA Awards

The DSA awards recognizes member companies, organizations, individuals, and regulators who have actively participated in furthering innovation, increasing inclusion, and pursuing new opportunities in dynamic spectrum access over the past year. Awards will be presented during the May 2nd, 2018 DSA Global Summit Conference Dinner.


Please complete the nomination form to explain the nominee’s role and contributions as they relate to the selected award category. Provide concrete examples of work and achievement. Assume the DSA Award Selection Committee does not have background information on the specific nominee, so be thorough in giving examples or definitions in some cases.

Individuals may submit up to (3) nominations per category of award, and self-nominations are accepted. Please complete one form per nomination.

All nominations must be submitted to admin@dynamicspectrumalliance.org no later than March 23, 2018. Entries will be judged on the basis of the information provided on the nomination form and any additional supporting materials, in accordance with stated category requirements.

DSA Award Categories

Award for Innovation in Dynamic Spectrum Access Policies

This award recognizes one policy-maker or regulator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in adopting and implementing policies making more spectrum available on an opportunistic basis.

Qualifications: Applicable nominees will demonstrate a clear conviction of improving the well-being of its citizens in areas such as e-healthcare, education, agriculture, smart city implementation, or rural connectivity, and have initiated the process sometime between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

Award for Increasing Digital Inclusion

This award recognizes an organization or individual who has successfully developed and/or deployed a spectrum-based technology and/or business model that has the potential to reduce the cost of internet access and get billions more people online.

Qualifications: Applicable Nominees will be based on those who have showed a remarkable fierce drive to connect those once thought to be too high a burden to connect in 2017.

Award for Internet of Things Innovation

This award recognizes an organization or individual who has made significant contributions developing and/or deploying dynamic spectrum access technologies in support of emerging Internet of Things use cases; for example spanning connected cars, health care, education, agriculture, supply chain management, and/or public safety.

Qualifications: Applicable Nominees will have demonstrated remarkable innovation in new or improved use cases for the benefit of society or digital community through the use of shared spectrum.

Award for a Student-Led Initiative or Research on New Opportunities for Dynamic Spectrum Access

The award recognizes a student, student led initiatives, or student groups who have made significant academic and research contributions in the area of dynamic spectrum access

Qualifications: Applicable Nominees will be students, student led initiatives, or student groups who have encouraged development of, or developed themselves technology, research, or programs that exemplify the potential of Dynamic Spectrum Technologies and their ability to connect people. 

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