FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 16, 2019 — Somos, Inc., a leading registry management and data solutions company, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Toll-Free Industry Awards. The Toll-Free Industry Awards were established to recognize individuals and companies that are at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership in the Toll-Free Industry. The following winners were chosen based on their merit, industry commitment and above-and-beyond contribution to the Toll-Free Industry:
The Toll-Free Trailblazer Award recognizes a person or organization that uses innovation, creativity and forward-thinking to drive the future of Toll-Free. This year’s winner is Shaun Moore, Toll-Free Exchange. The Toll-Free Exchange provides a valuable peering and settlement platform that is extremely user-friendly. Through his leadership and expertise, Shaun has elevated the platform, driven adoption and increased utilization. A long time TFUS supporter, this award provides an extra special honor for winner Moore, “Somos’ Toll-Free User Summit is the ultimate event for the Toll-Free industry, and one of my favorite shows of year due to the exceptionally high knowledge level of the participants. At a personal level, this makes the award all the more humbling, at a professional level, it is a confirmation that the Toll-Free Exchange is having a revolutionary influence on the way Toll-Free calls move around North America.”
Campaign of the Year Award:
The Toll-Free Campaign of the Year Award is given in recognition of an outstanding marketing campaign that has promoted Toll-Free Numbers in a fresh, new way. This year’s winner is Ray Rothschild, Coupster. According to Rothschild, “The Texting Market is evolving, and it is crucial the Toll-Free Number evolves with this new market. Millennials prefer texting – so let them text! Make your Toll-Free Number a tool that evolves with the future.” And Coupster does just this! As an innovative platform that allows users to receive a coupon when they message a text-enabled Toll-Free Number, Coupster allows clients to create keywords on their Toll-Free Number that customers can text to receive coupons related to their favorite products and services.
Communication Platform of the Year Award:
The Communication Platform of the Year Award is given to an organization that offers a robust, user-friendly, customer-centric platform that is like no other. This year’s winner is Universal Routing Solution, Software Synergy, Inc. SSI’s Routing Solution Platform offers a host of capabilities that make it a stand-out platform. This includes advanced reporting and analytics, a CPR generator, easy template uploads and overall process streamlining. “We are extremely pleased that SSI has been recognized by its customers and Somos for providing a unique approach to Toll-Free cost management and optimization” said Kevin Oxley, Founder and President of SSI. “We are focused on the ways our embedded analytics and algorithms can provide our customers with a better approach to manage and maximize savings with improved metrics visibility.”
The 2019 Toll-Free Industry Awards were distributed on the closing evening of the 2019 Toll-Free User Summit. Somos congratulates all the winners on their impressive achievements and contributions to excelling the Toll-Free industry.
About Somos, Inc.
Somos is a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services and data solutions. Our mission is to empower more intimate and trusted interconnections between brands, consumers, and communities. A total customer focus is reflected in everything we do – working collaboratively to build market value and creatively resolve industry problems. Somos serves as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator and the Pooling Administrator for over 800 million local and wireless telephone numbers and operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry for the 42 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in North America. Other Somos solutions include the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry for the use of Toll-Free Numbers in text messaging and multimedia services; and RouteLink, the alternative solution for accessing authoritative Toll-Free routing data. To learn more about Somos, please visit www.somos.com.
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