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Technology Innovation is Key to UK’s PSN Success

Technology Innovation is Key to the UK’s PSN Success, says The Kenton Group


London, 22 April 2013 – Network access specialist, The Kenton Group, believes innovative technology is key to the success of the PSN (Public Services Network) Services framework, acting as a catalyst for improved working and public services across the UK. This announcement comes ahead of next week’s Public Services Network Summit, to be held on 2 May in London. 

Since 2005, The Kenton Group has partnered with a number of PSN providers and collaborated in the build of over twelve PSN and educational networks across the country. The company is exhibiting at the event as a major technology supplier into PSN networks and continues to support the PSN Services framework by rolling out a number of complex PSN networks using a mix of LLU, EFM, Fibre, Wi-Fi and Ethernet services.

A part of its work on PSN the company has developed a range of products including its innovative ADSL regenerator, Sprint which increases the speed of DSL services (ADSL, ADSL2 and ADSL2+) by more than 50 per cent, delivering high-speed broadband to both existing served communities and un-served communities. Also developed, as part of its widening portfolio, is its Broadband Enabling Technology, which focuses on providing those without broadband access with a reliable connection and service, along with its MAR product range, which is targeted at providing services to traffic controllers, delivering local Wi-Fi services, and improving rural mobile coverage.

John Larkin, Managing Director at The Kenton Group said: “The PSN is an important part of the Government’s IT strategy to reduce infrastructure costs and increase efficiencies across the public sector. Our innovative products and service offerings enable us to support this initiative and we’re pleased to be involved in helping to improve services for communities across the country.”

The Kenton Group is also pleased to announce its partnership with Allied Telesis, a world class leader in delivering IP/Ethernet network solutions to the global marketplace, ahead of the event. As such, The Kenton Group is championing the Allied Telesis Eco Friendly switches that are both environmentally friendly and help reduce energy bills by up to 50 per cent.

The Kenton Group has over 30 years’ experience designing and developing network access equipment and connectivity products and solutions for carriers, operators, service providers, enterprises, utility companies and government bodies throughout the UK and around the world.

If you are attending the Public Serves Network Summit in London and would like to meet John Larkin, please contact Emma Johnson on +44 1636 812152, or email emma.johnson@proactive-pr.com.

For further information about The Kenton Group, visit at https://www.thekentongroup.com//, call +44 (0)1322 552 000 or follow @thekentongroup on Twitter.

About The Kenton Group 

Kenton Design & Technology was established more than 30 years ago to offer research design and development of telecommunications products supporting various industry standards. Kenton Design & Technology is now part of The Kenton Group which delivers network access, demarcation and connection products and solutions for carriers, operators, service providers, enterprise and government throughout the UK and EMEA. Offering bespoke development for organisations’ unique requirements, either via its specialist in-house development team, building products to required specification or utilising best in breed technology from its partners. The Kenton Group strives to deliver access network growth through innovation and partnerships.

For media information please contact Proactive PR Account Manager Dana Corson at dana.corson@proactive-pr.com or on +44 1636 812152 (office) or +44 7795 615466 (mobile).

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