AIM listed SpiriTel has won the Comms Business Enterprise Convergence Award 2009 for its nationwide implementation of integrated voice over IP (VoIP) and WiFi solution across the entire Young’s pub estate. The award was presented to Alastair Mills, Chief Executive of SpiriTel, at the Awards Dinner held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.
The Award recognises innovation in the supply of communications solutions which deliver robust and practical integrated voice and data products and services to large enterprise organisations. SpiriTel won the award for their implementation of its innovative Mitel-based VoIP solution for Young & Co.’s Brewery Plc. The Company provides a converged offering (including network services, hosted VoIP and customer Wi-Fi) to over 120 Young’s sites across the UK, including its head office.
Announcing the award, the judges said, “SpiriTel continues to demonstrate that they are committed to quality and innovation in solutions which benefit their clients’ own customer experience, as well as delivering an enhanced return on investment for the companies that use them.”
Commenting on the award, Alastair Mills, CEO of SpiriTel said: “We are delighted to win the Enterprise Convergence Award for the second year running. This award underlines our position as one of the UK’s leading providers of converged solutions – incorporating VoIP, WiFi and networking services – for corporate customers. I’d like to thank all of our team involved in this project. This award speaks volumes about their dedication to truly excellent customer service. I’d also like to thank Young’s for being the dream client.”
Andy Maynard of Young’s said: “We’re excited about the services we can now offer to our pub managers and customers following the roll out of SpiriTel’s converged, IP based solution; and the price at which we can do it! I cannot praise highly enough the SpiriTel team involved in pulling together all aspects of Young’s telecoms and public Wi-Fi access.”
Enda Kenneally, Director, Mitel UK, commenting on SpiriTel’s win said, “Winning this Solution of the Year Award for the second year running is a significant achievement for SpiriTel and a testament to the ground-breaking role in the provision of converged, IP-based communications services. We are delighted that Young’s are using Mitel’s award-winning VoIP technology and we look forward to sharing future successes with SpiriTel, as one of our leading partners in the UK.”