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02.12.15

telent completes acquisition of Arqiva’s Secure Solutions business

Leading technology company, telent, has completed its acquisition of Arqiva’s Secure Solutions business, following the announcement of its intention on 23rd October 2015.

Equipping telent with increased capabilities in the Public Safety market, the Secure Solutions business is particularly active within the Emergency Services sector, an area in which telent already successfully operates in.

Mark Plato, CEO of telent, said: “Completing the acquisition of Arqiva’s Secure Solutions business is an important step forward for telent as we look to increase our presence in the Public Safety market. The acquisition will also provide us with the opportunity to expand our presence in Northern Ireland and have a significant presence in the Republic of Ireland.  With the added support of Arqiva’s highly skilled workforce, who are well versed in working in secure, mission-critical environments, we will have a clear technological advantage offering a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services.”

The acquired business contributes an annual turnover of £15m and will be re-named telent with immediate effect.

The acquisition follows several investments made by telent, including the recent acquisition of Telindus in the UK.

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About telent
telent is a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure.

At the heart of many of the UK’s best-known brands, telent operates within many industry sectors including Transport, Service Provider, Utilities, Defence and Government/Public Services.

telent’s industry expertise and professionalism make the company a partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution including BAE Systems, BT, Highways England, Interoute, London Ambulance Service, Merseyside Fire & Rescue, Metropolitan Police, Network Rail, Sky, Transport for London, Virgin Media and Vodafone.

In recognition of telent’s expertise the company is accredited as a Cisco Gold and a Juniper Elite Partner, which are a testament to the company’s capabilities.

Additional information can be found at www.telent.com

Twitter: @telent_UK

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/company/telent

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTlAQWx0suel4cdDwLqyN7g

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