Telnic Wins Recognition From UK IT Industry With National Award

November 16, 2009

LONDON, November 16 /PRNewswire/ — Telnic Limited (http://telnic.tel),
the Registry Operator for the communications-focused .tel top level domain
(TLD) which launched earlier this year, today announced that it had been
awarded an inaugural UK IT Industry Award. Telnic joined other award winners
honoured by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and industry publication
Computing, including Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who received the outstanding
contribution to UK IT Award.

Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic, said: “We are delighted to have gained
recognition from our industry peers who have recognised our achievements. To
be grouped with other British pioneers such as Sir Tim Berners-Lee who has
done so much to simplify complex technology for the benefit of the global
community is both humbling and gratifying. We thank both the BCS and
Computing for this honour.”

The UK IT Industry Awards see a new venture between BCS and Computing,
merging the BCS IT Industry Awards and the Computing Awards for Excellence to
create one platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice,
innovation and excellence. The award reinforces the increasing recognition of
.tel’s innovative, standards-based service and user-friendliness that sees
anyone with internet access set up a .tel within minutes from a PC or iPhone
and be found online.

David Clarke, Chief Executive Officer of BCS, the Chartered Institute for
IT, said: “This year’s Awards have been exceptional. I was delighted to take
part in the judging day and witness firsthand the quality of the winners and
medallists. To qualify as a finalist is terrific, to win is an absolutely
fantastic achievement, and I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all those
took part. They not only provide examples of best practice but also
demonstrate how IT is enabling today’s information society from entertainment
to healthcare, manufacturing to retail.”

About Telnic Limited

Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the UK-based Registry Operator and
Sponsoring Organization for the new .tel sponsored top level domain (sTLD).
Telnic’s backend registry services are provided by NeuStar.

SOURCE Telnic Limited

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