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Advanced Mobile Communications wins multi million pound contract to provide EE 4G mobile airtime to 4,000 Care UK employees

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Advanced Mobile Communications wins multi million pound contract to provide EE 4G mobile airtime to 4,000 Care UK employees

Landmark contract will provide Care UK with major savings over five year period

17 February 2014 – Advanced Mobile Communications (Advanced), one of the UK’s fastest growing mobilisation specialists, has secured a five year contract with Care UK to provide mobile airtime to 4,000 employees via EE’s 4G network. This is Advanced Mobile’s largest mobile contract win to date.

Advanced provides a comprehensive delivery and support platform and will be managing every aspect of Care UK’s mobile fleet, including assets and bills, on their behalf. Advanced will be working with EE to ensure Care UK is provided with the tariff best suited to their ever growing business needs and long term telephony requirements.

Care UK is anticipating significant cost savings per annum over the duration of the five year partnership and further savings will be made via an ongoing
programme of tariff health checks provided by Advanced.

Care UK is a leading independent provider of health and social care services. The organisation works with health commissioners to deliver care and support for older people and those living with learning disabilities or mental health conditions, in addition to a range of healthcare services for NHS patients including primary, secondary and urgent care.

The organisation selected Advanced following a thorough tendering process involving a number of potential suppliers.

Chris Griffin, Director, Advanced Mobile Communications, says: “We are very pleased to be working in partnership with EE to bring high quality connectivity to Care UK’s teams at very competitive rates. We understand workforce mobilisation and we are a natural partner for a forward thinking organisations such as Care UK.”

James Greenman, Group IT Director at Care UK, comments “Advanced’s team understands the commercial characteristics of the health and social care sector and we are pleased to be working with them to deliver improved mobile access to our colleagues.

“Although we spoke to various suppliers, we were particularly impressed with Advanced’s expertise. They were able to illustrate clearly the cost benefits and savings of their proposition and we were reassured by the knowledge that the team from Advanced are leading experts in the commercial mobile marketplace.”

Advanced has worked with Care UK since 2006 and provides software solutions which are used across urgent care, residential homes and mental health services. Solutions include Caresys to manage financials, time and attendance and care planning and Adastra, a leading clinical patient management system for urgent and unscheduled care.

Established in 2011, Advanced Mobile Communications is one of the UK’s fastest growing mobilisation specialists, providing organisations with a ‘one-stop-shop’ for application, airtime and mobile device packages.

Advanced Mobile Communications is an Advanced Computer Software Group plc company.

About Care UK www.careuk.com

Care UK is a leading independent provider of health and social care services in the UK.

Health Care

Care UK provides a range of healthcare services to NHS patients:

. Over 50 primary care services including GP and walk-in services, out-of-hours, diagnostics centres, clinical assessment & treatment services and prison health services.
. 11 hospitals that specialise in elective, planned surgery with exceptional clinical outcomes and no cases of hospital acquired MRSA.

In patient satisfaction survey results, 90% of patients rate us as excellent or very good for overall quality of care.

Social Care

Care UK provides care for older people and people with complex needs in both residential and community based settings:

.        We manage 112 care homes with over 6,000 places
.        We run 13 day care centres – including one that is open 24/7
.        We provide over 100,000 hours of homecare every week to more than
14,000 people  in their own home
.        We have 50 branches and 18 extra care schemes nationwide. In the
past year, we provided a total of around 7.8 million hours of individual support.
.        We deliver tailored care, rehabilitation and support for 300 people
with complex mental health needs from a network of 19 homes and hospitals, as  well as in the community, and specialist care and support for people with chronic and enduring eating disorders.
.        We help 550 people living with learning disabilities through
independent supported living, flexible support at home and active day schemes, in addition to residential care services at 18 locations.

With expertise in both health and social care, we are uniquely placed to deliver integrated health and social care solutions.
Care UK can provide experts for interviews and to help journalists prepare stories on a range of health and social care topics.

About EE http://ee.co.uk/

EE is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers, businesses, government and the wholesale market. With more than 15,000 employees and 600 retail stores, EE serves more than 27 million customers on EE, Orange and T-Mobile mobile and broadband plans.

EE runs the UK’s biggest and fastest mobile network, having introduced the UK’s first and only superfast 4G mobile service in 2012. 4G from EE covers 70% of the UK population.  2G and 3G coverage currently reaches more than 99% of the population. EE’s superfast fibre broadband service covers 54% of the UK population, and ADSL broadband service covers 98.7% of the population.

EE has received extensive independent recognition including being ranked the UK’s best overall network by RootMetricsR, and Best Network for Business at the 2013 Mobile Industry awards.

About Advanced Mobile Communications www.advancedcomputersoftware.com/amc

Advanced Mobile Communications is a business mobile and landline solutions specialist, working to ensure organisations’ mobile and landline business needs are met. Uniquely, Advanced can also offer mobile workforce rostering solutions, enabling staff to communicate seamlessly when out of the office.

Advanced can provide a fully bespoke airtime package on a range of phones that can offer significant savings on an organisation’s current corporate mobile phone expenditure. Packages can be tailored depending on the size and type of the business.

Advanced Mobile Communications is an Advanced Computer Software Group plc company.

Advanced Computer Software Group plc (Advanced) is a leading supplier of software and IT services to both public and private sectors.

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