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Earth Networks and its WeatherBug brand continue to receive awards and recognition from respected industry associations, nonprofit organizations and news media experts, websites and publications.

American Meteorological Society

Earth Networks, the parent company of WeatherBug, is the 2014 winner of the Award for Outstanding Services to Meteorology by a Corporation from the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Earth Networks was selected for its work in developing “innovative lightning detection data products that improve severe storm monitoring and warning.”
Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) (February 2015)
National Grid’s partnership with Earth Networks, the parent company of WeatherBug, was recognized by the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), a professional association dedicated to the practice of alliance managementThe won in the category of Individual Alliance Excellence, which recognizes excellence in planning, implementation, and results for a single alliance between two or more companies/organizations.
Best iPad Apps for Weather (May 2014)

AppPicker names WeatherBug for Android one of the best iPad apps for weather.                         

W3 Awards (September 2013 & 2014)

WeatherBug for Android won Gold Awards for Best Mobile Weather App.         

Best Consumer Tablet App for Weather - Tabby Awards (August 2013)
An expert panel for the Tabby Awards named WeatherBug for Android the Best Tablet App for weather.  

Best App Ever for Android (June 2013)
WeatherBug for Android is named the Best Weather App Ever by popular vote.  
17th Maryland International Business Leadership Awards (May 2013)
Earth Networks - WeatherBug CEO Bob Marshall was honored at WTCI's International Business Leadership Awards in Baltimore, Maryland. by popular vote.  

Best Weather App 2013 (March, 2013)

WeatherBug for Android won the 2013 APPY award for Best Weather App

The Best Weather App for Android (February, 2013)
 Likehacker calls WeatherBug the Best Weather App for Android.  


25 Best Windows 8 Apps Available Today (November 2012)
 TechRadar lists WeatherBug as one of the best apps for Windows 8.  


Best Travel Apps for Your Smartphone (July, 2012)
Author and travel expert Marybeth Bond includes WeatherBug on her list of Best Travel Apps for Your Smartphone on her blog, The Gutsy Traveler.
Top 10 Best Android Weather Apps (May, 2012)
Android Headlines, a website based in the UK, put WeatherBug in the #1 position on its list of the Top 10 Weather Apps for Android. Read their rankings on their website.
Best Free Stuff of 2012 (April, 2012)

PC World included WeatherBug on its Best Free Stuff of 2012 List.

12 Best Free Mobile Apps for Commuters, 2012 Edition (April 2012)
PC Advisor U.K. named WeatherBug for Android and iOS one of the
best no-cost apps for commuters.
Best App Ever Awards (January 2012)
WeatherBug was voted Best Weather App for Android by smartphone users.
The Best App Ever Awards celebrate the best mobile apps and  
games available as selected by real users. 
Parents Magazine "Best Apps for Moms for 2011" (January 2012)
Readers of Parents magazine selected the WeatherBug mobile app among their favorites
for keeping their families prepared for whatever the weather has in store.
Macworld "Fifty Essential Apps for New iOS Device Owners" (December 2011)
Macworld.com editors placed WeatherBug Elite on their list of 50 essential apps for
new iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners.
BoardRoom Magazine "Excellence in Achievement" (October 2011)

WeatherBug Club Safety received an "Excellence in Achievement" award in the category of 
WeatherAlerting from BoardRoom magazine, which is endorsed by the Club Managers
Association of America (CMAA), the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAA)
and is the official publication for the Association of Private Club Directors (APCD).


CTIA Enterprise & Applications "Hot for the Holidays" (October 2011)
The WeatherBug app for Google Honeycomb won a "Hot for the Holidays" award at the
CTIA Enterprise & Applications show held October 2011 in San Diego, California.
Hot for the Holidays winners were selected by popular vote and represent the best,
most innovative mobile technologies the industry has to offer.
2011 dcTechSource Technology Leadership Awards (June 2011)
The dcTechSource Technology Leadership Awards are dedicated to highlighting the innovation, services and business people that have risen to the highest levels of success in the DC region. Earth Networks CEO Bob Marshall received the award for Technology Visionary. This award recognizes a person that has a long track record of identifying issues and creating solutions. As a visionary, this person is able to consistently see opportunities where others see obstacles.
LAPTOP Magazine (January 2010)

50 Apps You Need
 “WeatherBug is our choice, as it offers the best forecasts and status.”

Washingtonian Tech Titans (May 2011)

Washingtonian magazine named Earth Networks President and CEO Bob Marshall as one of the 100 business leaders who are making the D.C. region grow.

Appy Awards (February 2011)
WeatherBug Elite for Android Wins Best Mobile Application: Weather
According to the Appy judges, “WeatherBug crafted a weather application that feels right at home on an Android phone. Allowing for desktop widgets and maps as ‘live wallpaper,’ this app blends directly into the fabric of the Android. WeatherBug's well-developed network of professional weather stations, along with GPS-based services, let travelers see local weather wherever they may be, without the need to program in their current location.”
Travel & Leisure's Top Travel Apps of 2010 (August 2010)
"Not only does WeatherBug give you hour-by-hour forecasts and corresponding satellite
views but it also has live camera feeds from 1,600 locations around the country."
GigaOm 10 Big Ideas Winner (April 2011)
The GigaOM Network named Earth Networks as a 10 Big Ideas winner at Green:Net 2011. The main component of selection was that a company brings ideas that spark the imagination (think big), have the potential to be a game-changer, and use IT in a novel way.
Babble.com's Top 50 iPhone App for Moms (2010)
"Weather Bug Elite is the app my children check every morning when they wake up.
They want to know what the weather is going to be like for the day and how they
should dress. They want to know bus-time weather and lunch-time weather and
everything in between."
CTIA Emerging Technology Awards (2009)
2nd Place Award Winner: WeatherBug Protect
The CTIA Emerging Technology Awards program is designed to give industry recognition and exposure to the best new wireless products and services. WeatherBug placed second in the category "Mobile Applications & Widgets: Healthcare/Public Safety/Transportation/Public Services" for WeatherBug Protect, the only location-based mobile alerting system to utilize the WeatherBug Network of nationwide weather sensors, providing customers with real-time, local alerts integrated with notifications from the NWS.
PC Magazine (December 2009)
Top 20 Essential Apps for BlackBerry
“WeatherBug has more features than the competing app, which gives it a slight edge in the BlackBerry weather competition.”
Wireless Week (December 2009)

Top 10 iPhone Apps
“I find that WeatherBug is more accurate than some of the bigger meteorological sources out there.”

iMedia Connection ASPY Award (December 2009)
WeatherBug won the ASPY for Best Customer Service. Started in 2003, the ASPY
on behalf of agencies, their clients, and the future of the digital advertising industry.
Wireless Week (October 2009)

Palm Pre App Review
“Bottom line: If you’re looking for a weather app that does it all with improved accuracy and a dash of charm, try WeatherBug.”

Fierce Mobile Content (September 2009)

Top Android App 2009
“While the App Store offers hundreds of different meteorological downloads, WeatherBug Elite edges ahead of the pack.”

Androinica.com (August 2009)

Best Android Weather App
“WeatherBug is that must-have app for Android users.”

iMedia Connection ASPY Award (December 2007)
WeatherBug won the ASPY for Best Customer Service. Started in 2003, the ASPY
awards were created to salute the best work performed by publishers and service providers on behalf of agencies, their clients, and the future of the digital advertising industry.
American Meteorological Society (AMS) (2006)
Corporate Award for Outstanding Services — WeatherBug
AMS recognizes WeatherBug leadership and its nationwide WeatherBug Network for "providing real time data for education, government and industry, thereby furthering the science and enhancing the applications of meteorology significantly."
IDG InfoWorld (2005)
One of 100 Most Innovative Corporate IT Solutions for 2005 — WeatherBug
The annual awards honor IT projects that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to further their business goals. Nominations were submitted by InfoWorld readers, technology partners and end-user companies in late summer. 
Districts Choice Award (2003)
WeatherBug Achieve
WeatherBug Achieve was nominated and selected for the 2003 Districts Choice Award by District Administration Magazine. A panel of educational professionals and district administrators selected the WeatherBug Education Program to be among its top 100 educational learning technologies.
Media & Methods Magazine Awards Portfolio (2001, 2002 and 2003)
WeatherBug Achieve
Each year, Media & Methods Magazine recognizes products and services that are known to be high-quality K–12 educational resources. Judges make product selections based on: comprehensiveness, versatility in teaching multiple subject matter, ease of use, innovation and product strengths. The enhanced WeatherBug Achieve won this award in three consecutive years.
Smithsonian Laureate (2001)
WeatherBug Achieve
Every year, Computerworld honors information technology innovators whose work produces and promotes positive social, economic or educational change. Nominated by chairmen of the world's leading IT companies, Computerworld Smithsonian Laureates are considered to be true revolutionaries in their respective fields. In 2001, Earth Networks President and CEO Bob Marshall received this distinguished award for the WeatherBug Achieve Program.
Friend of Education Award (2003)
WeatherBug Achieve
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) honored Earth Networks President and CEO Bob Marshall with its 2003 Friend of Education. Earth Networks is known nationally for WeatherBug, its award-winning educational program WeatherBug Achieve.
NEA Foundation's Hilda Maehling Award (2001)
WeatherBug Achieve
The NEA Foundation's prestigious Hilda Maehling Award recognizes an individual who builds on the professional development funded by an NEA Foundation Leadership Grant by enhancing the academic skills of additional faculty or staff.
iMedia Connection ASPY Award (December 2010)
Mike Lombardi, vice president of advertising sales and marketing for the WeatherBug brand
Earth Networks, won the iMedia Connection ASPY "Oldtimer of the Year" Award in 2010. Started in 2003, the ASPY awards were created to salute the best work performed by publishers and service providers on behalf of agencies, their clients, and the future of the digital advertising industry.
Washingtonian Magazine's Tech Titans (May 2013)

Bob Marshall, CEO and co-founder of Earth Networks - WeatherBug, was named a Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine for his industry leadership.