Technology leader telent announced as Control Room Awards Platinum Sponsor


APD Communications today revealed leading UK intelligent transport solutions and network maintenance provider telent Technology Services as the Platinum Sponsor for the first Control Room Awards

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APD, a company specialising in mission critical solutions for the emergency services, has launched the inspiring awards to celebrate unsung heroes within emergency services and other critical control rooms in the UK.

The Control Room Awards will recognise the life-changing work of control room personnel across the emergency services and within a variety of public and private sector organisations.

Warwick-based telent is a delivery partner of APD and provides technology and network services to enable organisations to improve and maintain mission-critical communications networks.

Barry Zielinski, telent’s General Manager, Public Safety & Defence, said: “telent are proud to be named as the platinum sponsor of the first Control Room Awards. We are delighted to be able to recognise and celebrate heroes within the emergency services and the life changing work of mission-critical organisations.

 “We pride ourselves on delivering technology and network services to many of the UK and Ireland’s emergency services and look forward to honouring those that use our technology first-hand, in order to aid and save the lives of those in need.”

Mike Isherwood, APD’s Managing Director, said: “We’re delighted to welcome telent on board – telent’s work supporting mission-critical communications networks makes them the perfect partner for the first Control Room Awards.

Operators in the Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service Control Room using a telent-provided mobilising system to process 999 calls and despatch fire appliances to incidents.

The exclusive awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the luxury De Vere Orchard Hotel in Nottingham. Nominations are open until January 18, 2018, with the shortlist revealed on February 1, 2018.

Nominations are now open

Nominations for the Control Room Awards are open until January 18, 2018, with the awards shortlists scheduled to be revealed on February 1, 2018.

To nominate an individual or team for the APD Control Room Awards, click here.

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Philip Davies