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Soprano Design recognised for best communication technology in Asia Pacific by winning prestigious 2014 APICTA Award for SOPRANO GAMMA

logoSOPRANO GAMMA, an innovative new secure mobile messaging technology for enterprise, is winner of the Communications category at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2014

SYDNEY (Dec. 4, 2014) – Soprano Design, a leading global provider of mobile messaging technology, was recognised with a Communications award at the recent 2014 Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Communications Award is presented to the most innovative information and communications technology (ICT) solution in the Asia Pacific region.

The application must be developed specifically for the communications industry.

Nominations are judged on criteria that include market potential, quality of work, and uniqueness.

SOPRANO GAMMA, a highly secure, enterprise-grade mobile messaging solution, provides the world’s first integrated application that delivers exciting IP-based interactive messaging while uniquely preserving SMS capabilities for last-mile coverage.

Simplicity at the front and sophistication underneath are the defining characteristics of SOPRANO GAMMA’s technology. Mobile users experience a simple, intuitive messaging UI while the powerful enterprise-grade features of encryption, integration, and SMS backup are active and remain out of the user’s way.

“We are extremely proud to earn this prestigious award in the highly competitive Asian region” said Horden Wiltshire, CEO of Soprano Design.

“On the heels of our Appsters award in Europe, this honour reinforces that SOPRANO GAMMA is a uniquely innovative and secure technology that meets global enterprise mobile messaging customer demand.

“The APICTA Award further validates the relevance of SOPRANO GAMMA for the Asian telecommunications sector and provides visibility for us in Asia for enterprise customers that are seeking an interactive mobile messaging solution.”

SOPRANO GAMMA was previously named one of Australia’s top three new technologies of 2014 in the Australian iAwards, which recognise and reward the information and communications technology (ICT) innovations that have the potential to have a positive impact on the community – at home, in the office and on a global scale. The product also received the UK 2014 Appster award.

About APICTA

The Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA Awards) is an international awards program which aims to increase ICT awareness in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide. By providing networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs in the region, the program is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and creativity, promote economic and trade relations, facilitate technology transfer, and offer business matching opportunities via exposure to venture capitalists and investors.

Members of APICTA include: Australia, Brunei, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.

About Soprano Design

Soprano Design is a leading provider of mobile messaging technology for mobile network carriers and enterprise customers worldwide. Soprano is the premier enterprise messaging partner for Telstra, one of Australia’s largest telecommunications companies, and is a strategic partner to 15 mobile network operators in four major global regions, including
AT&T in the US, EE in the UK and Starhub in Singapore. Soprano solutions are actively deployed by thousands of enterprise and government organisations around the globe.

Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with regional offices in Asia, Europe and the United States. Soprano Design was named one of Deloitte Australia’s Technology Fast 50 companies in 2014. For more information, learn more about how SOPRANO GAMMA is changing the future of business messaging.

Media contact:

Shuna Boyd

Boyd PR

T: 02 9418 8100

shuna@boydpr.com.au

 

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About Matt Thompson

Matt joined Soprano in 2013 to create and lead Soprano’s global product management and marketing efforts across all regions, including Asia, Australia, Europe, LATAM and the US. He helps shape and execute Soprano’s product strategy both globally and with individual regions and MNO partners. He oversees Soprano’s carrier revenue acceleration model, which includes direct involvement in new product launch activities, carrier-branded industry websites, B2B digital marketing campaigns, and ongoing product marketing. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.