San Diego, CA, October 07, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- XCom Global, Inc., a leading provider of low cost wireless Internet access rental services for international travelers, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the Communications Products and Services category for the upcoming 18th Annual TechAmerica High Tech Awards. As the leading voice representing the U.S. technology industry, TechAmerica takes pride in recognizing outstanding regional companies every year at its annual awards ceremony. For the 2011 futuristic-themed event, finalists will be acknowledged for their achievements during a luncheon reception on October 28th at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla.
“We are honored to be named a finalist for a TechAmerica High Tech Award,” said Seiji Nishimura, founder and CEO, XCom Global, Inc. “Our category is very competitive here in San Diego and we are pleased to be recognized for our accomplishments alongside our impressive colleagues.”
This year numerous local San Diego companies were nominated for their technological or business innovation; exceptional products or service; product marketplace validation; perseverance in the face of adversity; and community involvement for consideration in nine categories, including Software; Internet and Web Commerce; Computers and Related Products; Communications Products and Services; SaaS/Cloud; Semiconductors & Analytical Instrumentation; Clean Technology; IT Service/Contract Services; and Outstanding Emerging Growth.
XCom Global was selected as a finalist in the category for its Communications Products and Services for its innovative Internet access rental services for international travelers. “Since we launched our company in 2010, we have equipped thousands of travelers heading abroad with fast, affordable data connections,” said Nishimura. “We have had many of our customers tell us we’re a ‘lifesaver’ – whether keeping them connected 24/7 so they can stay on top of critical business transactions or saving them thousands of dollars their wireless carriers would have charged to maintain their typical level of Internet usage.”
“This year, we received an overwhelming amount of nominations from some tremendous companies,” said Kevin Carroll, regional vice president, TechAmerica. “The plethora of nominations is not only a testament to the individual companies, but to the rapidly growing San Diego High-Tech community. Selecting the winners will certainly not be an easy task.”
The 2011 TechAmerica High Tech Awards are sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barney & Barney, CB Richard Ellis, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Formula, Procopio, SignOnSanDiego.com, and The Lawton Group.
About XCom Global, Inc.
Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., XCom Global, Inc. is a leader in providing easy access to low cost, high-speed, wireless Internet access rental services to international business and leisure travelers. The company offers broad worldwide coverage at rates substantially below standard international roaming charges. XCom Global is a U.S. subsidiary of an established Japanese company that has been in the forefront of providing travelers with innovative wireless communications services for over 14 years. For more information, please visit www.xcomglobal.com or call Toll-Free at 877-520-8242 or contact us at email@example.com. In addition, get updates and travel tips by connecting with us on Facebook and Twitter@xcomglobal.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia.