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SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite Wins 2010 ACCOM Award

Communications Alliance announced at its annual gala dinner that SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite by Soprano Design Limited, the worlds leading provider of enterprise messaging solutions for mobile network operators (MNOs), is winner of the 2010 ACCOM Award for Innovation – SME.

SOPRANO Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite (MEMS) accelerates Enterprise Messaging for MNOs around the world by providing ready to go, web based software and applications for their Enterprise and Government Customers. SOPRANO MEMS streamlines SMS, MMS, Email and Voice communication adoption to accelerate MNO revenue.

With over 16 years of expertise and innovation in the design and development of world leading software for the mobile and wireless industry, Soprano is an Australian company that is globally focused on the mobile network operator community.

“Winning the prestigious ACOMMS award is a fantastic acknowledgment for Soprano. It is a testament to Soprano’s dedication to excellence, and commitment to helping mobile network operators deliver innovative value-added mobile and wireless messaging services to their business, enterprise and government customers.” said Dr Richard Favero, CEO, Soprano Design.

Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton said “As a fast-paced industry focused on meeting customers’ needs, these Awards provide a well-deserved opportunity to reflect on the industry’s own significant and growing contribution to the Australian economy and to reward those organisations and people who constantly raise the bar professionally.”

CommsDay founder and director Grahame Lynch added: “Each year the ACOMM Awards represent a new high standard in industry excellence and the 2010 Awards are no exception. The Australian communications sector is constantly meeting new technological challenges in order to serve businesses and consumers and the ACOMM winners should be congratulated for their role in driving the sector’s innovation.”

The ACOMM Awards, a collaboration of Communications Alliance and Communications Day, recognise excellence in the wider communications industry, rewarding and profiling companies which have excelled within the industry around the nation.

Over 400 industry experts attended the awards gala dinner on Thursday night at the Sydney’s Four Seasons Hotel.

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.

Matt brings more than 10 years of diverse leadership experience in the mobile messaging industry, with significant global product management success launching products for US mobile operators. His domain expertise in the wireless industry spans the enterprise mobile messaging landscape to include network-based wireless messaging and voice services as well as global wireless M2M (machine-to-machine) and the Internet of Things.

Prior joining Soprano he spent 8 years in B2B product management and product marketing with AT&T, Clearwire, and Nuance Communications. Matt has also founded and run two successful small businesses, and he holds an MBA from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Colorado. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.