FCS INDUSTRY AWARDS - 2009 Awards

 

 

 

"The purpose of the FCS Industry Awards is to foster excellence and to recognise and reward achievement. FCS encourages best practice and innovation throughout the communication services industry" FCS CEO Jacqui Brookes.

 

The following four awards were made in 2009.  Please select the award you are interested in to view the relevant information.

 

Gerald David OBE, Innovation in Business Radio Award

 

Communications Provider of the Year

 

FCS Green Award

 

FITAS Installer of the Year

 

 


 

 

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Gerald David OBE, Innovation in Business Radio Award

 

L-R, Paul Smye-Rumsby, Paul Daigneault of MiMOMax Wireless and Ian Carr, MD of award sponsor Team Simoco

The award, now in its 6th year, is for companies delivering business to business radio and spectrum services to the UK markets including manufacturers, network operators, dealers and application providers. The panel of judges, chaired by Paul Smye-Rumsby of Smye-Rumsby Ltd, was pleased to make this years award to:

 

Winner - MiMOMax Wireless Ltd

Runner Up - Motorola Ltd

 

Please view the press release for further information.

 

 

The Gerald David OBE, Innovation in Business Radio Award 2009 was sponsored by Team Simoco.  Please visit their website by 'clicking' on their logo opposite.

 


 

 

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Communications Provider of the Year Award

 

Phil Mottram of award sponsor Openreach, Wail Sabbagh of Strategic Imperatives and Dave Dadds chair of the judging panel

Service providers and resellers are an important and growing force in the telephony sector delivering fixed line VoIP, broadband and mobile products, particularly to the UK business sector that relies on efficient and flexible service. To recognise and encourage these achievements, the FCS was looking for the outstanding suppliers. Dave Dadds of Vanilla IP chaired the panel of judges in looking for the company or product which had made the biggest contribution to promoting innovation or excellence in the area of fixed line telephony and is pleased to announce the 2009 award goes to:

 

Winner - Strategic Imperatives Ltd

Runner Up - SpiriTel Plc

 

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The Communications Provider of the Year Award is sponsored by openreach. Please visit their website by 'clicking' on their logo opposite.

 

 

 


 

 

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FCS Green Award

 

L-R, Chair of the judging panel Vic Clements, John Bangs and Ian Haddon of BSkyB and Ruth Webb of award sponsor RegersisThe telecommunications sector is aware of its responsibilities towards the environment and, in order to highlight innovation and environmental best practice within the industry, FCS established a new award for 2009 to encourage companies to compete and demonstrate how they are minimising their environmental impact. Vic Clements of Oakmead Consulting and chairman of the new FCS Green Award judging panel said ÔÇťOverall, the judges were looking for environmental improvements and performance against planned targets, goals and objectives that show a significant level of scope and ambition".

 

"Because of the diversity of companies within the communications L-R, Vic Clements, chair of the judging panel, David Clapham, Vivian Woodell and Mick Taylor of The Phone Co-op and Rith Webb of award sponsor Regenersissector, two awards were made in acknowledgement of the size of the entrant companies, I am pleased to announce the winners of the inaugral FCS Green Award as:

 

Winner (large company) - BSkyB Ltd

Winner (small company) - The Phone Co-op Ltd

 

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The FCS Green Award is sponsored by Regenersis. Please visit their website by 'clicking' on their logo opposite.

 

 


 

 

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FITAS Installer of the Year Award

 

L-R, Stuart Bruce of award sponsor Nokia, Karen Langley of Premier Communication Electronics and chair of the judging panel, John Thomson

The FITAS Installer of the Year Award is open to companies installing mobile equipment such as phones, radios, satnav and telematics into vehicles. The panel of judges, chaired by John Thomson of Panorama Antennas Ltd, was this year looking for examples of quality of service, best practice and customer satisfaction and encouraged applications from local, regional and national businesses and individual installers.

 

John was delighted to be able to announce the results as:

 

Winner - Premier Communication Electronics Ltd

Runner Up - Car Communications Ltd

 

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The FITAS Installer of the Year Award is sponsored by Nokia Original Accessories. Please visit their website by 'clicking' on their logo opposite.

 

 

 


 

The FCS Awards Ceremony took place at 18.30 (following the FCS AGM) on the 18th June 2009 at the IET, Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL.

 

FCS would like to thank all those involved in the judging of the 2009 awards and the award sponsors for their support and the representatives from those sponsors who gave up their time to attend the ceremony and make the award presentations.

The Awards Ceremony was followed by a drinks reception and FCS would like to thank the sponsors of this reception (please see below) for their support.

 Team Simoco

A W Communication Systems Ltd 

Vanilla IP

Tait Radio Communications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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