Ytel honored as Bronze Stevie© Award Winner in 2017 American Business Awards™

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA - 2 May, 2017 - Ytel, a leading provider of communications software and embedded real-time communications solutions, was recently named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year – Telecommunications Small category and the Customer Service Department of the Year category in The 15th Annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Ytel was nominated in the Customer Service Department of the Year category.

More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

"Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

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About Ytel (www.ytel.com)

Ytel® specializes in cloud-based B2B communications solutions, powering modern communications through voice, text, email and direct mail. Its SaaS-based offerings include Cloud Contact Center®, message360®, and sipPro™. Ytel supports billions of outbound and inbound interactions, on a company owned network, for the primary purpose of increasing revenue and maximizing efficiency for clients.

About the Stevie Awards (www.stevieawards.com)

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.