Music industry awards & recognition

Omnifone selected for Government's Future Fifty

Omnifone has been selected as one of the UK’s most innovative and market transforming companies by the UK government’s Future Fifty programme.

Launched by Chancellor George Osborne and Tech City CEO Joanna Shields, the Future Fifty fast-track programme handpicks the most promising and innovative companies that are likely to

generate significant economic benefits for the UK. Future Fifty companies are provided with government and private sector support to accelerate growth, create jobs and reach their full potential.

Following a rigorous selection process conducted by a panel of industry experts, investors, advisors and successful entrepreneurs, Omnifone has been welcomed onto the year-long programme.

Omnifone First in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2012

Omnifone has been awarded first place
in the media and entertainment category
of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA in recognition of its most successful financial year to date after turning a profit of £3.8 million (EBITDA). Omnifone ranked 36th in the overall league table, one of just six UK companies in the top 40.

Jeff Hughes, Omnifone’s CEO, credits the recent growth to the roll out of global subscription-based streaming services on behalf of customers, driven by the consumer demand to access digital music anywhere, anytime. He said “We are thrilled to be recognised once again for the phenomenal growth we’ve experienced over the past few years."

Omnifone Debuts at Number 20 in The Sunday Times 2012 Tech Track 100

Omnifone has been ranked 20th in
The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table in recognition for the continuous growth achieved over the past three years. Omnifone achieved 118 percent sales growth per annum, while the average growth rate of all other companies on the league table was 81 percent.

Published by the Sunday Times, Tech Track 100 is an annual compilation of the fastest growing private tech companies in the UK, based on the last three years’ sales figures.

Omnifone Ranks 4th in Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 50

Omnifone was ranked number four in
the Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 50
in recognition for the tremendous growth
it experienced over the past five years. Omnifone grew 2857 percent during
this period.

The prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 50 annual awards programme lists Britain’s fifty fastest growing companies based on revenue growth over the past five years.


GSMA Global Mobile Award

Winning the “Best Mobile Music Service” award, Omnifone received one of the ‘Oscars’ of the mobile industry in honour of achievements in technology, innovation and creativity.

Meffy Music Service Award

The industry’s official benchmark for measuring success and rewarding innovation, Meffys Mobile Entertainment Market service award acknowledges global brands, dynamic start-ups and visionary individuals who have helped shape the mobile entertainment industry.

CNET’s “Best of CES” Car Tech

Powered by MusicStation, partnering with Gracenote, the ‘CarStar’ in-car entertainment system won the CNET “Best of CES” Car Tech Award at the International Consumer Electronic Show, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow in Las Vegas.


Mobile Content Awards

Given the “Best Entertainment and Information Service” award, we were honoured for outstanding work from among a wide range of leading mobile games, music, multimedia, messaging and TV companies.

Mobile Entertainment Awards

Finalist for “Best Product Technology and Product Innovation”, recognising the technologies, companies, innovations and campaigns that are truly moving the industry forward.

Best Mobile Internet Service

Granted by The Mobile Industry Awards, this award is based on a survey of independent and big store retail staff, followed by five panel sessions led by MDs, CEOs and senior managers from the country's top companies.


Juniper Research - Future Mobile Awards

Given to companies that Juniper Research believe have made significant progress within their sector, these awards are granted for innovation, customer retention, customer growth, commercial deployment and functionality.

Mobile Advertising & Marketing Awards

In the category of “Most Effective Use of Music”, Omnifone won this award for its successful entry into the USD$2 billion global mobile advertising and marketing market.

“The Global Top 100” Red Herring Award

With previous winners that include Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Netscape, and YouTube, “The Global Top 100” identifies the best companies found not only within Europe, but also North America and Asia.


Red Herring EMEA 100 Award

For promising startups likely to lead the next wave of disruption and innovation, the Red Herring 100 is known to be invaluable among key technology industry executives, investors and the media.

Top 100 Hottest Private Mediatech

The “Library House 2008 Mediatech 100” list acknowledges the growth potential and future market impact of companies most likely to change the mediatech world.

Always On Global 250

Run by KPMG and AlwaysOn, the “Global 250 Top Private Companies” competition identifies the top emerging private companies that are demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technology.