Sydney, 18 June 2018 - The MNF Group has signed on as the Title Sponsor for the upcoming 2018 ACOMM Awards – the industry awards recognising excellence in the Australian telecommunications sector.

The ACOMM Awards, hosted by Communications Alliance in collaboration with Media Partner, The Australian Newspaper, have – for more than a decade - showcased the best and most innovative achievements throughout Australian telecommunications.

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton, today welcomed MNF Group’s decision. “A vibrant new Title Sponsor brings fresh energy and excitement to what promises to be a glittering 2018 ACOMMS,” Mr Stanton said.

MNF Group joins Gold Sponsor, MIRAIT Technologies Australia, Silver Sponsor Vodafone and Bronze Sponsors CYIENT, Bird & Bird and KPMG as core backers of the 2018 ACOMMS.

MNF Group is one of Asia-Pacific’s fastest growing technology companies. The company develops and operates a global communications network and software suite enabling some of the world’s leading innovators to deliver new-generation communications solutions.
The Group was an early pioneer of IP communications technology in Australia. Today, MNF continues to innovate and advocate for healthy competition in the communications industry.

MNF Group CEO, Rene Sugo, said: “We see a great alignment between ACOMMS awards’ celebration of innovation and MNF’s commitment to challenging the status quo and facilitating innovation through our smart communications network. As a past nominee and winner of these awards, we are now excited and proud to come onboard as the title sponsor of ACOMMS and celebrate the next wave of industry achievements.”

Nominations for the 2018 ACOMMS have closed and a prestigious panel of 15 expert judges is now reviewing the nominations. Shortlisted Finalists will be announced on 18 July and the Winners will receive their accolades at the ACOMM Awards Presentation Dinner on 29 August at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney.

Federal Minister for Communications & the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield will present a keynote address at the presentation dinner, which will also feature celebrity MC, television’s Sylvia Jeffreys.

Tickets for the 2018 ACOMM Awards Presentation Dinner can be purchased here.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Vendor Innovation
  • Best Marketing Initiative
  • Best Mobile Solution
  • Commitment to Customer Service
  • Community Contribution
  • Innovation, Large Company
  • Innovation, SME
  • Best Internet of Things Start-Up
  • Services to Industry, Professional Services
  • Satellite Provider of the Year
Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body in Australia. Its membership is drawn from a wide cross-section of the  communications industry, including carriers, carriage and internet  service providers, content providers, search engines, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

The most influential association in Australian communications, co-operatively initiating programs that promote sustainable industry development, innovation and growth, while generating positive outcomes for customers and society.  To create a co-operative stakeholder environment that allows the industry to take the lead on initiatives which grow the Australian communications industry, enhance the connectivity of all Australians and foster the highest standards of business behaviour.  For more details about Communications Alliance, see

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