Join us for our annual celebration of innovation as the member of the Telecom Council Service Provider Forum annouce the winners of this year's SPIFFY Awards. Over 250 startups presented to the carrier group last year, from among these, some young companies stand out for their innovation, market opportunity or quantifiable interest among the Council’s 25 global Service Providers including AT&T, British Telecom, DoCoMo, France Telecom/Orange, Swisscom, Verizon, Vodafone and many other fixed and wireless carriers from Europe, Asia, and North and South America listed on the Telecom Council website.
At the SPIFFYs, we recognize, the best of the best.
Award winners will be announced by members of the Council’s Service Provider Forum in a public ceremony, on Sept 12th 2012 in Sunnyvale, CA as part of the Council's annual TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections summit.
Plan to join us for the SPIFFY Awards to recognize some outstanding startups, and enjoy executive-level networking.
2012 SPIFFY Awards are proudly sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services.
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The 2012 SPIFFY AWARD Nominees are...
Graham Bell Award for Best Communication Solution
Telecom is really about helping people communicate, historically that has meant connecting one with another, but now can mean connecting many with many, or connecting people to machines. This award recognizes the company that advanced the noble cause of improving telecommunications.
- Blue Jeans Network
- Mavenir Systems
- Pie Digital
Edison Award for Most Innovative Startup
Some ideas are so unusual they surprise you, but it’s a small minority of these that are also likely to succeed. With this award, we recognize the startup that brings the most innovative ideas, but also the ability to successfully bring that idea to market.
- Crowd Factory
San Andreas Award for Most Disruptive Technology
This award is for the most game-changing startup to present to the Telecom Council. It is offered to the company whose progress is most likely to disrupt markets and change the way people do things.
- Spectrum Bridge
Core Award for Best Fixed Telecom Opportunity
This award recognizes the best investment opportunity within the fixed telecom sector that we’ve seen at the SPIF Meeting in the past two years.
- AnyFi Networks
- Edgewater Networks
- Private Planet
Zephyr Award for Best Mobile Opportunity
This award recognizes the best investment opportunity within the mobile telecom sector that we’ve seen at the SPIF Meeting in the past two years.
Ground Breaker Award for Engineering Excellence
This award is offered to the company that has produced the most impressive technological advancements. These are the firms who have invested in R&D, and have turned the gears of progress through sweat, tenacity, and a Costco account for Jolt and Mountain Dew.
- Matrixx Software
- Newfield Wireless
Prodigy Award for the Most Successful SPIF Alumni
This award is given to the pre-2011 SPIF presenting company that went on to achieve the most notable growth, market success or exit.
- Ruckus Wireless
- Exalt Communications
- BelAir Networks
- LifeSize Communications
The Fred & Ginger Award for Most Supportive Carrier
This award allows the SPIF startup companies to choose which SPIF carrier was overall the most responsive and supportive to the Silicon Valley entrepreneur community.
- Bouygues Telecom
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