Further education procurement group Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) has awarded a three-year tender package to Bury-headquartered communications, data and network specialist Pennine.
The tender, which will run until 2021 (with a possible extension into 2022), was awarded through CPC partner, Northern Procurement Group (NPG). It covers Integrated and Unified Communications; PABX systems, PSTN lines, call packages and billing solutions; and mobile telephony including devices, airtime and services.
Pennine managing director Andrew Roberts says the award highlights the company’s strength within the education sector.
He said: “The awarding of this tender package reaffirms Pennine’s status as a pre-eminent provider of innovative, effective and highly cost-efficient communications and networking solutions to educational institutions. It will allow us to build further on the enviable reputation we have forged over many years whilst serving schools, colleges and universities across the country.”
CPC has 5,171 member institutions.