Sonim Announces Two Awards from a Leading US Carrier for Next-Generation Rugged Phones | Texas News | Latest Industry News | by Deanna Parenti June 30,2021


AUSTIN, Texas, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sonim Technologies (Nasdaq: SONM) today announced that the company has secured design win awards with a leading U.S. carrier for two of Sonim’s next-generation ultra-rugged phones expected to be introduced in 2022 – an upgraded feature phone with enhanced PTT capabilities, and a smartphone with 5G capabilities. The carrier design win awards were made based on the design specifications, feature set and costs provided by Sonim as part of an RFP process.

“We are very pleased that a longtime carrier customer has chosen two new Sonim designs to be part of their portfolio in 2022,” said John Graff, Chief Marketing Officer at Sonim. “We now have design win awards from the three largest US carriers for new products that we expect to introduce starting in 2H 2021 through Q3 2022. These new products, combined with the SmartScanners we began shipping this year, show our desire to enhance and grow our product portfolio and addressable market opportunity.”

Sonim has been a leader in providing some of the most rugged mobile phones for task workers in industries such as public safety, construction, manufacturing, field service, transportation, hospitality and more. While the company is not releasing product details and exact release dates at this time, key features of the new devices are expected to include:

  • OneTouch PTT – a dedicated PTT button provides instant communications with no need to wake up the device or launch the app like consumer smartphones
  • Red (Emergency) Button – instantly alert dispatch and/or emergency services which can be customized with the free Sonim SOS application and available through the FirstNet App Catalog
  • Ultra-loud speakers and noise suppression – ensure you can stay in communication in the harshest conditions
  • Ultra-rugged accessories – a broad range of industrial accessories, including remote speaker microphones, wireless mics, in-vehicle mounts to address the common needs of first responders
  • Support for 5G networks, FirstNet public safety broadband network, and CBRS-based private networks.


Sonim Technologies is a leading U.S. provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, often in mission-critical roles. The Sonim solution includes ultra-rugged mobile phones, a suite of industrial-grade accessories, and data and workflow applications which are collectively designed to increase worker productivity, communication and safety on the job site. Please visit


This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, future performance of Sonim’s and its partners’ devices and technologies and continued market acceptance of same.  These forward-looking statements are based on Sonim’s current expectations, estimates and projections about its business and industry, management’s beliefs and certain assumptions made by the Company, all of which are subject to change. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. For a listing of factors that may cause actual results to differ materially, see the potential factors described under “Risk Factors” included in Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, and other documents on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at Sonim cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. Sonim assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law. 

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Deanna Parenti

Deanna is from Frederick, MD. She attended Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA, to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Professional Writing and minor in Fine Arts. While at Juniata she worked as a Juniata Assistant Professional Writer for the Provost.

This experience then led her to work as a journalist for Arts Help and a volunteer grant writer for Team Hope after graduating. In her free time, Deanna enjoys volunteering, making pottery, and getting outside.


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