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LONDON, UK – 22nd April, 2008 – Switch Communications, one of the UK’s leading independent installers of integrated communications solutions and a fully accredited Alcatel-Lucent premium business partner, today announced that it has been awarded a Catalist Framework agreement by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) to supply Voice over IP (VoIP) and Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions to public sector organisations.

Recognition from the OGC makes Switch Communications one of an elite group of rigorously pre-tendered public sector suppliers that can enable organisations including schools, colleges, hospitals, not-for-profits, councils and government trusts to buy with confidence and receive value for money.

Andrew Terry, Managing Director of Switch Communications, comments: “Switch Communications has a rich history in providing secure, reliable and scaleable VoIP and WANs to public sector and not-for-profit organisations. In fact, we can count over 300 public sector organisations across the UK as loyal and valued customers.”

He continues: “Our unique blend of in-house WAN products and status as an Alcatel-Lucent premium business partner means that we can offer cost-effective and flexible networked telecommunications solutions to meet every public sector budget and requirement – from the newly developed St. Pancras and Ebsfleet stations through to local schools, colleges and council buildings.”

To order Switch Communications’ VoIP and WAN solutions online, please visit the OCG Catalist website or to find out more about how Switch Communications can help public sector organisations, please visit the company’s website or call + 44 (0) 208 8604 0000.

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About Switch Communications

Headquartered in the UK, Switch Communications is a specialist solutions provider for business telecommunications services. The company provides a complete range of tailored voice and data systems, using both fixed and mobile technologies. Through multi-media portals, integrated voice and data networking, and web-based applications and services, Switch Communications is able to deliver seamless and scaleable systems integration across corporate network infrastructures for businesses of all sizes. For more information, please visit: call + 44 (0) 208 8604 0000.

Switch Communications Press Contact:

Richard Wolfe
Tel: +44 (0) 1843 227758 or +44 (0) 7980 676139

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