Somos Announces Inaugural Toll-Free Industry Awards

Press Release
Thu, 07/06/2017


THUR, 7/6/2017


Bridgewater, NJ., July 6, 2017 — Somos, Inc., the provider of trusted, neutral Toll-Free numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, announced the inaugural Toll-Free Industry Awards will take place at this year’s Toll-Free User Summit in Chicago, IL on September 25-27.

The Toll-Free Industry Awards will recognize individuals or companies for their outstanding examples of leadership or innovation in the Toll-Free industry under three award categories. Nominations for the awards opened on June 17, 2017 and will close on August 4, 2017. The winners will be chosen by a panel of judges selected by Somos.

The Toll-Free Advocacy award will be given to one individual or company or initiative to an individual that has demonstrated a commitment to advocating on behalf of the Toll-Free industry.

The Tech Breakthrough Award will be given to one company to recognize efforts towards a technology innovation used in launching or promoting applications using Toll-Free Numbers.

The Campaign of the Year Award will be given to one company in recognition of an outstanding marketing campaign to promote Toll-Free Numbers. Eligible campaigns include any campaign active between the months of June 2015 through today.

“We’re excited to share the success stories that are happening in our industry today,” said Gina Perini, President and Chief Executive Officer, Somos. “The recipients of these awards will have proven track records of positively affecting the industry with new and innovative ways of using Toll-Free. We want to highlight these companies so we can share their stories and drive more growth and evolution for our industry.”

About Somos, Inc.
Somos, a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, enables data integrity and access to fuel innovation and growth in Toll-Free and related markets. Somos operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry to administer and route data for the 41 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in use today.  This service includes the Texting & Smart Services Registry, the centralized registry to administer the use of Toll-Free Numbers for text messaging and multimedia services.  To learn more about Somos, please visit

Media Contacts: 
Michelle Larsen
Vice President, Customer Engagement