Warwick digital infrastructure company selected on Home Office contract


Digital infrastructure company Telent, based in Warwick, has been selected by Handsfree Group, a leading supplier of  vehicle technology, as the services partner for installation and support of Fixed Vehicle Devices (FVD), under its Emergency Services Network (ESN) contract with the Home Office.

Under the £140 million agreement, Handsfree Group will provide the Home Office with a mission critical communication system across the three emergency sectors including Police, Fire, Ambulance, and other User Operators (UOs). This will replace the current Airwave Public Safety Network service used by the emergency services.

“We are delighted to have been chosen by Handsfree Group as their services partner to support emergency service teams with the installation and maintenance of the R5 ESN Fixed Vehicle Device Solution,” said Barry Zielinski, Operations and Services Director at Telent. “We have valued relationships with emergency service teams across the country and are a credible and trusted partner that fleet managers can rely on as they transition to ESN as their critical communications system of choice.”

Last month Telent made it to number 16 in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 league table, which ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales.