Canonical wins Orange Award for Converged Computing at MWC 17


BARCELONA, Spain – February 28, 2017 – Canonical announced today it was awarded the Orange Outstanding achievement for converged computing & digital openness at the Orange Device Partner Awards ceremony. With 25 awards over four categories, the Orange Device Partner Awards celebrates the 10th anniversary of the smartphone and aims to recognise individuals and organisations across the telecoms industry that have contributed to the smartphone revolution.

The recipients were announced at a private lunch held at the Hotel Miramar with telecom dignitaries and members of the Orange Executive Committee, including Stéphane Richard (Chairman & CEO) Gervais Pellissier (Delegate CEO, European Operations), Pierre Louette (Delegate CEO, General Secretary, Operators (France) and Purchasing) and Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière (Senior Executive Vice President, Innovation, Marketing & Technologies).

“We congratulate all of the awardees at the 12th Orange Device Partner Lunch, which this year recognises those companies and individuals that have either inspired, actioned or excelled in their contribution to the success of the smartphone,” said Yves Maître, Executive Vice President, Connected Objects and Partnerships, Orange. “This annual event looks back over the last ten years and recognises the rapid evolution of the mobile industry, and we are excited to highlight those contributions by awarding in areas of innovation, design and marketing. We wish all of our awardees the best for 2017.”

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