Wireless industry services provider recognized as one of the fastest-growing Virginia companies in 16th annual statewide competition.
Dulles, VA – (April 29, 2011) – Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. (GWS), the leading independent provider of benchmarking and performance monitoring services for the wireless industry, announced today that it is a recipient of Virginia’s 2011 Fantastic 50 Award, the state’s most prestigious honor for small businesses. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the statewide competition recognizes the top 50 fastest-growing, privately-held businesses headquartered in Virginia.
“I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of our growing services team of 170 professionals who have all contributed to GWS’ rapid growth,” said Paul Carter, GWS president and CEO. “Since our founding in 1996, Virginia has offered our company an ideal business and lifestyle environment that has fostered our success. The combination of our working in Virginia and the continued explosive growth of the wireless industry have contributed to our positive revenue growth and income,” explained Paul Carter.
In providing competitive benchmarking drive tests to analyze the reliability and performance of voice and packet data wireless networks, GWS has driven, in specially-equipped vans, more than 6 million miles (the equivalent of nearly 11 roundtrips to the moon), conducted more than 4,000 drive tests, and placed tens of millions of calls as well as transmitted and received millions of megabytes of mobile data.
About Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Awards
Sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Fantastic 50 program recognizes leading businesses across the Commonwealth in all types of industries and represents the only statewide awards of this type in Virginia. Nominations for the 2011 Fantastic 50 were sought statewide from local chambers, economic development organizations, small business development centers, and through the sponsors’ networks. For more information, visit http://www.vachamber.com
About Global Wireless Solutions, Inc.
Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) is the leading independent benchmarking solutions provider for the wireless industry. Since 1996, GWS’ wireless experts have driven millions of miles across thousands of market drive tests to provide unique benchmarking solutions to some of the largest wireless carriers and equipment manufacturers worldwide. GWS offers unmatched solutions for network benchmarking, analysis and testing. For more information, visit www.gwsolutions.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 703-661-7000.
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