SYDNEY, 30 July, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) has again been named ABA100 Winner of three categories in the Australian Business Awards 2014: Business Innovation; Product Innovation and Best Industrial Product. This is the third consecutive year that NetComm Wireless has won the Business Innovation and Product Innovation categories, and the second that it has won the award for Best Industrial Product.
The Business Innovation award recognises NetComm Wireless’ culture of innovation and outstanding commitment to pioneering wireless communication technologies for the global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market. The Product Innovation award reflects the success of NetComm Wireless’ ‘Light Industrial’ product series in providing diverse industry sectors with simple and economical remote management capabilities; and the 3G Smart Meter Module was named Best Industrial Product for its unmatched adaptability, functionality and demonstrated success as the intelligence component of one of the world’s largest smart meter rollouts.
"It is a tremendous honour to have won three categories of the Australian Business Awards," said David Stewart, CEO and Managing Director of NetComm Wireless. "Our local R&D engineering team have delivered innovative wireless Machine-to-Machine products that are recognised globally, and we are thrilled to have received such highly regarded accolades for our commitment to innovation in the business, product and industrial categories."
The Australian Business Awards are a national, all-encompassing awards program honouring Australia’s business, innovation and technology leaders through the recognition of their ground-breaking vision, innovative products and exemplary execution of projects, technologies, service, programs, systems and other initiatives. The program engages with leading corporate, government and non-government organisations providing regional recognition with a global significance through an established set of business and product award categories.
Ms Tara Johnston, Program Director, says, "With a modernised economy we are experiencing notable change in business with new market and social needs expanding rapidly. The ABA100 Winners are reflective of a nation-wide commitment to innovation and improvement, with the award honouring their evident traction within their respective industries.
"As markets become more informed, organisations are required to be responsive and dynamic in order to create functional, sustainable processes and future-proof products. The program places value on a proactive approach to instigating long-term solutions and generating positive outcomes to ensure a bright economic future for Australians, through the recognition of demonstrated commitment to putting bold ideas into motion and creating products that matter," Ms Johnston adds.
About The Australian Business Awards
Conducted annually, The Australian Business Awards are now in their ninth year with one hundred winners ("The ABA100") announced in a variety of established categories across all industries. Working continuously to develop a robust and dynamic framework of assessment, organisations are able to review their business and product performance, identify their strengths in a growing knowledge economy and ultimately provide a platform for reputation enhancement and brand exposure by publicly acknowledging organisations for their valuable contributions and innovative products. The business award categories are open to the corporate, government and non-government sectors. The product awards open to tangible or intangible products ranging from manufactured goods, devices, equipment, services, programs, projects, activities, information, knowledge, software, platforms and systems. For more information on The Australian Business Awards (ABA100) go to www.businessawards.com.au.
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 a respected global provider of 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