Icom wins ABA100 award for LTE transceiver

Icom Australia Pty Ltd

Monday, 06 August, 2018

Icom wins ABA100 award for LTE transceiver

An Australian Business Awards 2018 ABA100 has been awarded to Icom Australia.

Now in its 13th year, The Australian Business Awards program acknowledges high-performing organisations that implement world-class business initiatives and develop innovative products and services.

The national winners are benchmarked in the international chapter of the program at the World Business Awards, whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

Masahiko Komoda, Managing Director, said the award recognises Icom’s achievements in the research and development of the IP501H LTE transceiver.

“Icom (Australia) has worked hard to bring into the Australian market the IP501H, and winning the 2018 ABA Product Innovation Award is a reinforcement of the hard work and commitment our team has put into this product. For consumers after communications, the LTE Transceiver is the next-generation solution they are looking for. This solution offers the consumer a secure backbone system based in Australia and is able to overcome traditional radio obstacles of distance and environmental barriers. We look forward to growing the LTE market in Australia,” Komoda said.

The IP501H LTE Transceiver enables secure two-way communication with the ease and comfort of PTT (push-to-talk) operation and nationwide coverage over a 4G (LTE) and 3G network. All communication is managed through a secure cloud server based in Australia. The LTE transceiver offers:

  • individual, group, talk group, Multiplex talk group and all calls
  • emergency button, lone worker and man down functions
  • text message and pre-programmed message transmission
  • up to 500 memory address book
  • voice message recording.

“With technology rapidly evolving, it is essential that organisations remain ahead of the curve by continuously exploring and embracing new technologies and investing in the education, training and development of their workforce in order to remain competitive,” Australian Business Awards Program Director Tara Johnston said.

“High-performing organisations that have adopted an innovation culture to achieve optimal levels of productivity and performance have been recognised in this year’s ABA100.”

Each year the ABA100 winners are recognised for their commitment to business and product innovation and for their achievements in transforming business practices and end-user experiences.

Organisational participation includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

The World Business Awards Framework is utilised as a structured model of assessment that enables the participating organisations to be benchmarked against world-class performance standards.

The framework consists of specialised assessment modules pertaining to the evaluation criteria for each of the award categories. The criteria and sub-criteria provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

Organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, product innovation, technological achievement and employee engagement are recognised via a set of established business and product award categories.

The process culminates in the selection of organisations that implement world-class business initiatives, projects, products and services. The award recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry, earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

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