Triple triumph for Motorola Solutions at CCW 2019


Mission-critical leader claims award honours for young engineer of the year, major events and infrastructure achievements

A rising star in the world of engineering, a highly successful international sporting event and an innovative mission-critical radio system.

Motorola Solutions’ three awards at this week’s 2019 International Critical Communications Awards (ICCA) at Critical Communications World 2019, symbolise the company’s diverse capabilities and investments as a mission-critical communications leader.

Here’s a rundown of Motorola Solutions’ ICCA 2019 successes:

  • TCCA Young Engineer Of The Year

Sook Lee Koid from Motorola Solutions’ Penang research and development centre won this prestigious critical communications industry honour.

Judges recognised Koid both for her technical achievements as well as strong leadership skills.

Koid’s award comes as Motorola Solutions Penang celebrates its 45th anniversary and its rapidly growing software engineering workforce in Asia Pacific expands to almost 2,000.

  • Best Use Of Mission-Critical Communications During A Major Event

Motorola Solutions’ TETRA digital radios helped ensure the smooth and successful running of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  The global, 11-day sporting spectacular brought together 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories and was broadcast to a cumulative international audience of 1.5 billion.

“We are pleased that our mission-critical communications were working constantly behind the scenes to deliver a positive experience for all guests and athletes at the Games,” said Motorola Solutions Australia and New Zealand vice president, Steve Crutchfield.

  • Best New Infrastructure Solution

Motorola Solutions won this award for its innovative DIMETRA X Core solution. The highly scalable and efficient TETRA system meets the mission-critical communication needs of a wide variety of public safety and enterprise organisations.

The system features a software-defined core to reduce system operating costs as well as enhanced cyber security features to protect organisations from ever increasing threats.

DIMETRA X Core enables TETRA users to get the most out of their existing networks today while preparing for mobile broadband capabilities tomorrow.

“Every day, our team members throughout Asia Pacific are proud to apply their talents to help people be their best in the moments that matter,” said Motorola Solutions Asia Pacific corporate vice president, Mike deVente.

“These awards highlight our commitment to accelerating innovation for our customers, supporting them throughout major events and investing in our future success through talent development.”

See Motorola Solutions’ advanced, mission-critical ecosystem at CCW, June 18-20, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, MITEC, booth G30.


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