Ericsson opens Frontier 2004 for Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 31-Aug-2004 20:52
Filed under: News
Frontier is an initiative of Ericsson Mobility World, Ericsson’s global partnering program designed to accelerate the development and market deployment of innovative applications and services to stimulate end-user uptake of exciting new telecommunication services. Frontier is open to any Australian or New Zealand developer with a market-ready demonstrable next generation mobile and/or broadband application.
The competition opens on the 31st August and ends Friday 17th September 2004. An independent panel of telecommunications industry experts from will judge entries to Frontier across Australia and New Zealand. The evaluation criteria will consist of the:
Level of innovation and newness to the marketplace.
Commercial application and viability of the concept.
Through the evaluation criteria the top 3 applications in New Zealand and the top 3 applications in Australia will be determined. The 6 finalists will then be given an opportunity to showcase their application to the industry experts, ultimately to find 1 overall winner.
The Frontier 2004 competition first prize-winner will receive prizes totalling over AUD$15,000 in value, including return business class travel and accommodation and expenses for one person to visit Zurich, Switzerland in December 2004 to attend the global Ericsson Mobile Application Awards.
Also, the winner and each runner-up of the Frontier 2004 competition will receive prizes including:
One (1) Sony Ericsson mobile phone.
Professionally produced promotional video about their company and their winning solution.
Local media coverage as well as features in Ericsson global communication channels.
Two (2) tickets for free entry into Ericsson’s Developer Day in November.