Published on March 7th, 2014 | by Alexis Argent0
ITSPA Awards Announced – Localphone wins the Best Consumer VoIP Award 2014 – sponsored by 4Gon
The 6th annual ITSPA awards took place Wednesday night in central London. The reception took place at the Altitude events space within the Millbank Tower and was hosted by Dr Julian Huppert MP, Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Internet Communications and Technology Forum.
The awards were presented in 8 categories that represent the range and scope of the VoIP and Unified Communications industry in Britain.
4Gon Solutions, sponsor of the Best Consumer VoIP Award, are pleased to announce Localphone as the award winner.
David Frith, Marketing Manager,
4Gon and our sister company VoIPon are proud to support the ITSPA Awards, we want to say congratulations to Localphone on winning the Consumer VoIP Award, Polycom for winning Best VoIP CPE award and to snom for the highly commended award and all the other winners
Entrants to all categories had to complete a written self-assessment, which were independently reviewed by the ITSPA Awards judges. In addition, Malden Electronics conducted the technical testing for three award categories: Best Consumer VoIP; Best Business ITSP (Small Enterprise); and Best Business (Medium Enterprise). Entrants in these categories underwent two months of technical testing as well as submitting written entries. Separately, The ITSPA Members’ Pick was a selected from a shortlist of suggestions from membership, who they believed had provided real value or support to the industry. This was to be voted on at event this evening.
Eli Katz, ITSPA Chairman, said,
Congratulations to all the winners and to those companies highly commended. The success of the awards is a reflection of the efforts of ITSPA and its work continues at pace! We have a number of live initiatives around various issues including net neutrality, nuisance calls, provisioning and VoIP security which are keeping us busy. All our work is geared to promoting our industry and ensuring our members are fully kept up to speed on both threats, opportunities and new developments. This industry is certainly maturing and we welcome all VoIP companies to join ITSPA, help add their expertise and enjoy the benefits from being part of the industry association.
Linus Surguy, Technical Director from Magrathea, said,
Its again been pleasing to see a great uptake in entrants from all areas of the VoIP industry, showing that this event is firmly established within the industry calendar. Magrathea are thrilled to continue its support of ITSPA and the Awards and congratulate the winners on their success.
- Best Consumer VoIP: Localphone
- Best Business ITSP (Small Enterprise): Gradwell Communications
- Best Business ITSP (Medium Enterprise): Telappliant
- Best Business ITSP (Corporate): Node4
- Best VoIP CPE: Polycom – VVX 600 Business Media Phone with VVX Camera and VVX Expansion Module
- Best VoIP Infrastructure: GENBAND – QUANTiX QFlex
- Best VoIP Innovation: Voipfone – GeoDivert® Smartphone App
- ITSPA Members’ Pick: Web RTC
- Best Business ITSP (Small Enterprise): Soho66
- Best Business ITSP (Medium Enterprise): Orbtalk
- Best VoIP CPE: snom – 7xx Series
- Best VoIP Infrastructure: Babelisk – Bdeye billing software
- Most Innovative VoIP Product/Service: Soho66 -Quvu
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