This achievement further solidifies AST's reputation as a trusted full-service communications integrator, dedicated to empowering public sector users with innovative and reliable communication solutions.
The Network Services 3 (NS3) framework allows all UK public sector organisations to access network solutions, communication services, connectivity to cloud-based data and applications, audio and video conferencing, radio and satellite networking, and emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities.
Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2022/23, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £3.8 billion - supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.
Being named as a supplier on NS3 reflects AST's unwavering commitment to excellence and its ability to deliver top-tier communication solutions to government agencies and public sector organisations across the UK.
Daniel Housego-Watts, Head of Operations at AST says;
We are thrilled to have been named a supplier on CCS’s NS3 framework. This recognition is a testament to our team's dedication to provide advanced remote communication solutions to our valued public sector clients. It allows us to contribute even more effectively to the mission-critical operations of government agencies and organisations, ensuring they stay seamlessly connected, regardless of location or circumstances.
With over 30 years of expertise in delivering remote communication solutions across various sectors, AST is committed to growing its role in supporting the public sector's diverse communication needs. The company's track record of success positions AST as a trusted partner for government agencies and organisations striving for reliable and efficient communication services.
Applied Satellite Technology (AST) is an independent full-service communications integrator, providing the maritime, energy and government sectors with reliable hybrid end-to-end remote connectivity solutions. With over 30 years’ experience, AST’s experts apply their industry experience to tailor software, hardware, and airtime solutions to keep people, systems and assets connected in the remotest locations. Remote access empowers users to make data-driven decisions that enhance performance, improve efficiency, and reduce costs.
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Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.
To find out more about CCS, visit: www.crowncommercial.gov.uk
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