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Broadband provider Solway Communications up for business award
Solway Communications is in the running for a Local Business Accelerators prize.Cumbrian broadband provider Solway Communications has made it to the national finals of the Local Business Accelerators scheme.
The telecoms firm won through in the local round of the competition and is now in contention for the People's Choice section of the awards, reports the North-West Evening Mail.
Voting opened last week and is set to run until June 24th 2012, with Cumbrians being urged to get behind the firm and help it come out on top in the category.
The winners are due to be announced at a special event on June 28th, with Deborah Meaden of BBC show Dragons' Den set to hand out the awards.
A panel including chief executive of the Business Growth Fund Stephen Welton and Lynne Anderson of the Newspaper Society selected the regional winners.
Solway offers wireless internet services capable of delivering speeds of up to 10Mbps to consumers and business customers.
To receive the service, properties must be within line-of-sight of one of Solway's transmitters.