FreeWave Technologies, a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced  its WavePoint® platform was named a recipient of the 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award from M2M Evolution Magazine. The WavePoint platform is custom-built to solve the M2M communications challenges of FreeWave’s customers by providing a choice of wireless frequencies and network deployment functions to best suit any application in the emerging Industrial Internet of Things.

The 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award honors innovative products that support the availability of information being deduced, inferred and directly gathered from sensors, systems and anything else that enables better business and personal decisions. WavePoint was an easy choice as it specializes in securely communicating industrial data over long distances to deliver M2M, broadband and SCADA system applications for oil and gas producers, government and defense contractors, agricultural equipment manufacturers, electric power and water/wastewater utilities, municipalities, and more.

“We are honored to be recognized for our WavePoint platform’s excellence in the emerging Internet of Things industry,” said Kim Niederman, CEO of FreeWave Technologies. “As we continue to lead the industry in connecting the unconnected across a wide range of critical industries we can look to this award as confirmation that our vision strongly aligns with the needs of today’s networked world.”

“It is my pleasure to recognize the WavePoint platform with a M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award for its excellence in innovation,” said Carl Ford, CEO & Community Developer, Crossfire Media. “As a leader in this rapidly evolving industry, I look forward to seeing FreeWave’s future successes.”

The winners of the 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award will be highlighted in the first quarter edition of M2M Evolution Magazine and on (

For more information, please visit (

About FreeWave Technologies

FreeWave Technologies ( is the leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets. FreeWave’s fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to create significant operational efficiencies for oil and gas producers, government and defense contractors,agricultural equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and more than 1 million radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.