SYDNEY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) was named winner of two 2014 ACOMM Awards at the Communications Alliance and Communications Day (ACOMMS) Awards Dinner last night in Sydney. NetComm Wireless is the first company to win the new Vendor Innovation (Emerging) award, and was presented with the Innovation (SME) award for the third consecutive year.
"Being recognised for an ACOMMS Award is the highest accolade that a company in the communications industry can receive, and it is an honour to have won two categories in the name of technological innovation. We are grateful to receive such notable acclaim for our ongoing achievements in the fast evolving global M2M space and will continue to build on our successes to develop innovative solutions for our partners," said Ken Sheridan, CFO and Executive Director, NetComm Wireless.
The Innovation (SME) award was presented to NetComm Wireless for its 3G Smart Meter Module, a highly adaptable wireless communications module that demonstrated seamless integration and network compatibility as the intelligence component of one of the world’s largest smart meter rollouts. The new Vendor Innovation (Emerging) award recognises the significance of NetComm Wireless’ ‘Light Industrial’ product series in providing businesses across all global industry sectors with simple and economical wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) capabilities.
The 2014 ACOMM Awards Dinner held on Wednesday 30th July, 2014, was attended by over 450 industry leaders to recognise excellence in the communications industry and celebrate the year’s outstanding achievements in the areas of innovation, competition and growth. The annual event highlights exceptional suppliers, rewarding and profiling companies that have excelled within the industry.
NetComm Wireless’ two 2014 ACOMM Award wins come after winning three categories of the 2014 Australian Business Awards: Australian Business Award for Innovation; Product Innovation and Best Industrial Product.
About Communications Alliance
Communications Alliance was formed in 2006 to provide a unified voice for the Australian communications industry and to lead it into the next generation of converging networks, technologies and services. Communications Alliance offers a forum for the industry to make coherent and constructive contributions to policy development and debate. By providing leadership on new trends and directions, Communications Alliance fulfils a vital unifying role on behalf of the industry and its members, particularly in areas of competition, innovation and industry development. The prime mission of Communications Alliance is to promote the growth of the Australian communications industry and the protection of consumer interests by fostering the highest standards of business ethics and behaviour through industry self-governance.
About Communications Day Australasia
Communications Day Australasia is Australia and New New Zealand’s most respected source of daily telecom industry news and commentary. First published in 1994, it has published nearly 4000 issues and in that time has stacked up independent awards from the likes of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group, Service Providers Action Network (now Communications Alliance) and MediaConnect Australia. It is also regularly cited as a reference in government and industry reports.
About NetComm Wireless Limited
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading developer of innovative broadband products sold globally to telecommunications carriers, core network providers and system integrators. For 32 years NetComm has developed a portfolio of world first data communication products, and is arespected global providerof 3G and 4G wireless devices servicing the major telecommunications carrier, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Rural Broadband markets. NetComm’s products are designed to meet the growing needs of today’s diverse home, business and industrial broadband applications and designed to optimise the performance of global network advancements. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, NetComm has offices in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, the Middle East and Japan. For more information about NetComm visit: www.netcommwireless.com