ZOLEO has won the 2022 UK Outdoor Industry Award

Melbourne, Australia, September 9, 2022, Beam Communications Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that ZOLEO has won the UK Outdoor Industry Award 2022 for Tech Accessories, four months after launching into that market.

2022 UK Outdoor Industry Award Badge

The coveted award was presented at the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) Conference in Sheffield, UK, with the judging panel comprising of industry experts, which include key journalists and retailers.

The OIA is the UK’s industry peak body, which represents over 200 member organisations that provide products and services to the outdoor recreation industry.

“Winning this award will greatly help the marketing and sales efforts for ZOLEO following the recent launch of the seamless global messaging solution into this market and Europe,” said the Managing Director of Beam, Michael Capocchi.

“While it’s still early days, we are pleased with the traction that ZOLEO is getting in these new markets, and I am confident that the UK and Europe will become a material contributor to Beam’s earnings within the next year.”

ZOLEO has won several prestigious awards since its launch in 2020. This includes the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Product of the Year” by the largest US outdoor trade show, the 2020 “Gear of the Year” from leading US camping website 50 Campfires, the 2020 “ABA100 Award” in New Product Innovation category, and the 2020 “Top Mobility User Experience Innovation Award” by the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA).

In a separate development, UK's leading outdoor equipment distributor, Dalesman International, has recently signed an agreement for ZOLEO. Beam and its joint venture (JV) partner Roadpost Inc. will also launch the innovative solution in other European markets before the end of this calendar year.


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About ZOLEO Inc.
Formed in 2018 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, ZOLEO Inc. is a joint venture between Beam Communication Pty. Ltd. and Roadpost Inc. that is pioneering the development of innovative lower cost, consumer-oriented global messaging solutions, including innovative wireless devices and apps based on Iridium short burst data (SBD), cellular and Wi-Fi standards. The company serves three primary markets including consumers residing on the fringe of cellular coverage, outdoor recreation and lone worker safety. Its products are offered through authorised retailers in the US, Canada and Australia. Roadpost is responsible for retail distribution in North America and Beam is responsible for the Asia Pacific region. Staged distribution in other regions will be jointly managed. For more information visit www.zoleo.com.

About Beam Communications Holdings Limited
Beam Communications Holdings Limited is an Australian publicly-listed company (ASX:BCC) that specialises in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of satellite, cellular and dual-mode equipment applications and services. Beam has developed several world-first innovations and its products and services are adopted by some of the world’s largest satellite and telecommunications companies, such as Iridium, Telstra, KDDI, Inmarsat and Thuraya. Beam also developed the multi-award winning ZOLEO device, which generates recurring subscription revenues for the Group. Beam Communications Holdings Limited owns 100% of Beam Communications Pty Ltd and SatPhone Shop Pty Ltd www.satphoneshop.com. For more information, visit www.beamcommunications.com.