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Voipfone Wins 2011 Best Business VoIP Provider Award

Best Business Provider for SMEs, for the second time running

March 11, 2011, London UK. Press Dispensary. Voipfone, the London-based VoIP service provider, has again scooped the prestigious ‘Best UK VoIP Business Provider for SMEs’ from ITSPA, the Internet Telephone Service Provider's Association. After winning the award in 2009/10, Voipfone has repeated its success again in 2011, showing its strong commitment to providing a fully-functioned and well-supported service to business customers.

The award ceremony was held in the BT Tower on Monday 7 March, 2011, and was introduced by Julian Huppert MP, chair of the Liberal Democrat IT and IP Working Group, and Steve Unger from Ofcom. The ceremony coincided with the ‘Unified Communications EXPO 2011’, a major telecoms event at London Olympia taking place on 8-9 March, sponsored by ISPA.

ITSPA chairman, Eli Katz, said: “The award for ‘Best Business ITSP - SMEs’ is designed to recognise the company that provides the best all-round voice service for the small and medium business user. The winner must offer a good selection of business features, including multiple telephone numbers, call queuing and support for remote workers.”

Colin Duffy, CEO of iNet Telecoms (Voipfone’s parent company), says: “We provide services to the millions of small and medium sized UK business that will be the driving force behind the UK's economic recovery. In these austere times, when spending cutbacks are commonplace and all kinds of services are suffering, we're giving our customers the tools to survive and grow. The award from ITSPA backs up our ethos of putting customers first”

The third annual ITSPA Awards were open to all those in the VoIP industry, including those who were not members of ITSPA. All entrants were subjected to rigorous independent testing and review.

The award winners were:
Best Consumer VoIP: Voiptalk
Best Business ITSP (SMEs): iNet Telecoms (Voipfone)
Best Business ITSP (Large Enterprise): Virgin Media Business
Best VoIP CPE: Grandstream - GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone
Best VoIP Infrastructure: Genband - GENiUS
Most Innovative VoIP Product: Gradwell – Gradwell Mobil

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About the awards
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About Voipfone
Voipfone is an internet telephone service provided by iNet Telecoms Ltd, a London-based company which was formed to develop the latest voice over internet technologies. It offers web based, self-service and low cost, high quality services that have more advanced features than the old public switched telephone network (PSTN).

For more information about Voipfone visit

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a way of making telephone calls over the internet without needing to use the traditional telephone networks. Calls to other users of this technology are free, no matter where the caller and called party are in the world.

For further information, please contact:
Colin Duffy, CEO
Inet Telecoms Ltd (Voipfone)
Tel: 0044 (0)20 7043 5555

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