Firespotter Labs Receives a 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award – ÜberConference Honored For Delivering Exceptional IP Communications Solutions

The State of Conference Calling Today: UberConference is a simple, free and visual conferencing tool. — by firespotterlabs on May 21, 2012 to Science & Technology (98 seconds)

Pleasanton, California (EastBayDaily) — Firespotter Labs announced today that TMC has named ÜberConference as a recipient of the 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

ÜberConference solves the most common problems faced in teleconferencing including making a conference easy to join, knowing who is on the conference call and knowing who is speaking at any time. Radically changing audio conferencing with its visual interface, recording capabilities, social caller information, and integration with Evernote, ÜberConference makes advanced features easy to use.

“We are thrilled that Internet Telephony has recognized ÜberConference with the Internet Telephony Excellence Award,” said Craig Walker, CEO and co-founder of Firespotter Labs. “Every business person out there uses audio conferencing and yet there hasn’t been any innovation in over 30 years. With ÜberConference Free and ÜberConference Pro we’ve made teleconferencing interactive, useful and fun.”

“The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY were pleased to grant ÜberConference with an INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for its innovation in IP communications. ÜberConference has demonstrated outstanding quality and delivered exceptional solutions for its customers,” said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

“ÜberConference has been recognized with a 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for proving its dedication and excellence in advancing IP communications,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

The 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award winners are published in the September 2012 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine,

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About Firespotter Labs Launched in 2011, Firespotter Labs is a start-up founded by serial entrepreneur Craig Walker, focusing on making complex telephony products easy to use. With over 15 years experience as an entrepreneur in the emerging telephony space, Walker was CEO of Dialpad Communications, (acquired by Yahoo!, now Yahoo! Voice), and later co-founder and CEO of GrandCentral Communications (acquired by Google, now Google Voice). Products in the Firespotter family include ÜberConference, Nosh, NoshList, and Jotly. Firespotter Labs is funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures. To learn more about Firespotter please visit

About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit

About TMC

TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.TMC publishes the TMC’s CUSTOMER Magazine (formerly Customer Interaction Solutions), INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines., which is read by 1.5 million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more. For more information about TMC, visit

Firespotter Labs/UberConference Contact: Andrea Roesch 650-644-1700 andrea(at)

TMC Contact:     Jan Pierret 203-852-6800, ext. 228 jpierret(at)


Andrea Roesch
Firespotter, LLC

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