Sydney, 6 June 2024: Communications Alliance is proud to announce the 2024 finalists in the communications industry’s premier awards for excellence, the ACOMMS, which recognise exemplary achievement across 12 categories of endeavour.

The 2024 ACOMM winners will be honoured at a gala dinner on the evening of 18 July at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, attended by the Federal Minister for Communications, The Hon. Michelle Rowland MP, who will deliver a keynote address at the event.

The short-listed nominees in all award categories are a showcase of talent from across the sector, illustrative of the industry’s innovation to harness the benefits of next-generation networks, resilient terrestrial and orbital connectivity solutions, transformed customer service approaches and enhanced customer protections, and available-anywhere, advanced services and applications.

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton said: “the 2024 ACOMMs finalists powerfully reflect the changing face of the communications sector, its response to more complex and pervasive external risks, the prominent areas of innovation and technological advancement driving that transformation.

“The judges have been very vocal about the quality of the initiatives from industry players, on which they are adjudicating.

The ACOMMs also are a showcase for community contribution by the sector and the drive to ensure greater diversity and inclusion within the workforce.

“There are great stories behind the commitment to excellence on display from all finalists. I congratulate and wish them well in the 2024 ACOMM Awards,” Mr Stanton said.

The ACOMM Awards are proudly presented by Communications Alliance, with the invaluable support of our event sponsors.  

Symbio is the 2024 Title Sponsor of the ACOMMS, with auDA the Gold Sponsor, Ericsson, Meta, Mirait Silver Sponsors, and Bird & Bird Bronze Sponsors.

The 2024 ACOMM Awards finalists are:

Communications Ambassador

  • Announced on the night

Australian Space Industry Award

  • Announced on the night
Best Digital Platform
  • NBN Co - nbn's Digital Power Outage API: A Brighter Future for Connectivity   
  • NEXTDC - AXON   
  • NSW Telco Authority - NSW Digital Connectivity Index   
  • Switch Connect - Microsoft Teams Calling with 99.999 High Available redundant backup

Best Mobile Solution

  • Announced on the night

Commitment to Customer Service

  • Aussie Broadband - The Actual Aussie Way       
  • felix mobile - felix mobile’s master bot with customer pathing       
  • NBN Co - Lighting the Way: nbn's Digital Solution for Power Outage   
  • TPG Telecom - TPG Telecom Enterprise Service    

Contribution to Society

  • Ericsson - Ericsson's 5G network sustainability programs in Australia   
  • Ericsson & Telstra - Bridging the digital divide – Telstra, in partnership with Ericsson   
  • Origin Energy - Lights for Learning   
  • Telstra Foundation - Mello: new tech putting mental health support in the hands of young people

Cyber Security & Online Safety Innovation

  • Announced on the night

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Maddocks - Hear My Name    
  • Nokia - Oceania Female Development Program    
  • Ventia - Ventia’s social enterprise partnership with Civik    
  • Origin Energy - Gender Affirmation @ Origin

Innovation (Large)

  • Ericsson - Ericsson's Cloud RAN, 5G Network Slicing and 5G Uplink innovations with Telstra    
  • Nokia - Optical Sensing of fibre networks    
  • Vocus - Vocus Darwin-Jakarta-Singapore-Cable    

Innovation (SME)

  • felix mobile - felix mobile’s master bot with customer pathing       
  • Isoton - IMZI Management Portal       
  • More - More and CommBank Yello integration   
  • Speedcast - Speedcast SIGMA™   

Services to Industry - Professional Services

  • Announced on the night

Vendor Innovation

  • Cradlepoint - Cradlepoint 5G Edge Compute     
  • Ericsson - Ericsson's Cloud RAN, 5G Network Slicing and 5G Uplink innovations with Telstra     
  • Nokia - Optical Sensing of fibre networks

Communications Alliance is the primary communications 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, platform providers, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

Its vision is to be 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. 

The prime mission of Communications Alliance is 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 www.commsalliance.com.au.

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Aprille Lim  alim@sefiani.com.au
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