FreeWave Technologies Wins Communications Technology Professionals' 2011 Ascent Award

FreeWave honored to represent Colorado's spirit of innovation, growth and drive in telecommunications technology

Apr 06, 2012, 08:58 ET from FreeWave Technologies

BOULDER, Colo., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, (, manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced it won the 2011 Ascent Award by Communications Technology Professionals (CTP), Colorado's premier association of communications and technology professionals. The award ceremony was held on April 5, 2012 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, Colo.

"We are privileged to win the 2011 Ascent Award by the Communications Technology Professionals," said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer of FreeWave Technologies. "FreeWave is poised to make big strides in 2012 and will continue to focus on exceeding customer expectations by taking a hands-on approach in the design, manufacture and implementation of each and every one of our wireless radios."

The Ascent Award is given to the firm that best represents the Colorado spirit of innovation, growth and drive in telecommunications and is poised to make a near-term impact on the industry. Ascent nominees were selected based on assorted criteria and voting from CTP associates. The company must have exhibited exceptional inspiration or insight in at least two of these areas: (a) new technology, (b) changing business models, (c) new products and/or (d) new customers or marketplace; it must have made or will in the immediate future make a meaningful impact on the communications industry; the company must have a significant presence in Colorado; and, should embody the spirit of the Ascent Award showing energy, focus, growth, drive and innovation furthering communications technology.

"One of the best rewards with being part of the CTP Organization is the chance to meet leaders of companies doing great things.  It's through this networking and sharing of information that the Communications & Technology ecosystem in Colorado remains strong.  We see FreeWave as a leader in this effort," said Heidi Hollenbeck, marketing chairperson at CTP.

"As a leader within the industry and here in Colorado, it is our dedication to excellence that permeates the entire culture of the company," continued Sharma. "We take pride in confronting our marketplace's most difficult challenges. By making our partners and customers part of the entire process, we don't consider limitations – just possibilities."

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About FreeWave Technologies

Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high performing, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission. Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications. Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational success – where failure and down-time are not an option – trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that are unparalleled in the market. For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866.399.4930 or at Visit the company's website at (

About Communications Technology Professionals

Communications Technology Professionals (CTP) ( is the premiere organization representing the community of communications and technology professionals in Colorado. CTP promotes the growth, innovation and leadership of Colorado companies and individuals through the dynamic interaction of its membership, knowledge sharing, events and advocacy. CTP has attracted members, participants, sponsors and supporters from across the communications and technology industry, including broadband, mobile, information technology, cable, satellite and unified communications. By encouraging greater communication and coordination across this ecosystem, CTP contributes to the vibrancy of the technology industry in Colorado and helps position Colorado as a preferred location for business expansion.

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