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telent secures prestigious contract extensions for Highways England Technology maintenance services

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Warwick, UK, 26 March 2019: telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded extensions by Highways England for all three of its Regional Technology Maintenance Contracts (RTMCs).

The extensions for contracts in the East, South East and M25 regions cover the continued provision of technology maintenance services through to Summer 2021 and include assets that are critical to the efficient and safe operation of England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN).

Steve Clarke, telent’s RTMCs Contract Manager, said: “Our RTMC teams work extremely hard to ensure customer satisfaction and take great pride in their work, so I’m delighted that Highways England has recognised this by awarding these contract extensions.”

Across the three RTMCs, telent maintains over 34,000 mission critical assets which include: CCTV cameras, Message Signs & Signal Indicators, Midas equipment, Weather Stations, Emergency Roadside Telephones, National Traffic Information Service (NTIS) Journey Time Outstations, Highway Agency Digital Enforcement Camera System (HADECS) and Ramp Metering sites. Many of these equipment types form an integral part of Smart Motorways, so it is absolutely vital that they are maintained effectively.

Nigel Weldon, Business Development Director of telent’s Highways business, added: “telent has been delivering intelligent solutions and network maintenance for many years and we’re very proud to be maintaining England’s SRN. In both my work and personal life, I travel thousands of miles using Highways England’s network, so it’s comforting to know that Steve and his teams are maintaining the equipment to optimum levels. The smooth and efficient running of the SRN is vital for keeping travellers safe and to the growth of England’s economy, and I am very proud of the part that telent plays.”

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About telent
Dedicated to defining the ever-changing digital landscape, telent designs and delivers solutions and services that enable organisations to create, improve and maintain their mission critical communications networks.

Vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure and at the heart of many of the UK’s and Ireland’s best-known brands, telent operates within various industry sectors, including Transport, Service Provider, Public Safety, Defence, Government/Public Services and Enterprise.

telent’s industry expertise and professionalism make the company a partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution. telent was recently appointed as the new supplier to Highways England to operate and manage the National Roads Telecommunications Service, a vital component of the UK’s critical national infrastructure.

Clients include Highways England, Transport for London, Kent County Council, West Sussex County Council, Gloucestershire County Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, City of Stoke-on-Trent Council, Network Rail, BAE Systems, BT, London Ambulance Service, Merseyside Fire & Rescue, RNLI, Maritime Coastguard Agency, Metropolitan Police, Sky, and Virgin Media.

Additional information can be found at www.telent.com
Twitter: @telent_UK
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/telent

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