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2015 ACOMM Award Winners

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2015 Communications Ambassador

David Thodey has been named Australian Communications Ambassador 2015 for his transformational contributions to the Australian telecommunications sector, including through leadership in cultural change and commitment to customer service.

Winner: David Thodey

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Innovation - Large

Vodafone Hutchison Australia for their 'Data Workout program' - a unique program designed to raise data usage awareness among customers.

Winner: Vodafone Hutchison Australia

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Innovation - SME

Megaport - for their 'Software-based network and communications' solution that offers highly flexible configuration and pricing that makes network design and orchestration easy and fast.

Winner: Megaport

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Services to the Industry - Professional Services

Alcatel-Lucent for boosting Australia's telecommunications skills base with the integration of specialist university course material and certification programs into tertiary engineering courses at RMIT and UTS.their 'Engineering Courses'.

Winner: Alcatel-Lucent

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Best Marketing Initiative

Virgin Mobile Australia for their new brand platform "Making Mobile Better" that created a movement, not just a campaign - with #Mealforameal. Virgin Mobile delivered a real meal to someone in need via OzHarvest.

Winner: Virgin

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Best Mobile Solution

Optus for their 'Cash by Optus' that gives customers the ability to load funds to a facility on their phone and to make contactless payments using their phone anywhere Visa payWave is accepted.

Winner: Cash by Optus

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Best Security Solution

Cloud Plus for their - 'Managed Firewall with the Security Plus Bundle'. A virtual firewall instance equipped with a comprehensive suite of features essential to protect a business from sophisticated security threats

Winner: Cloud Plus

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Vendor Innovation - Large

Alcatel-Lucent for designing, deploying and bringing into operation a 4G LTE wireless communications network in the Pilbara.

Winner: Alcatel-Lucent

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Vendor Innovation - Emerging

NetComm Wireless for the first 4G/LTE device on the global market to integrate the latest M2M software protocols and support M2M innovation.

Winner: NetComm Wireless

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Satellite Provider of the Year Award

Pivotel Satellite for Tracertrak - providing global resource tracking and monitoring, including a comprehensive OH&S and remote worker safety solution.

Winner: Pivotel Satellite

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Community Contribution

Jeenee Mobile for making mobile technology and all of its benefits equally inclusive, accessible and affordable for people who live with a disability.

Winner: Jeenee Mobile

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Commitment to Customer Service

Telstra for putting the customer at the centre. Telstra developed a new approach to customer service - based on personalisation.

Winner: Telstra

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