Telnic Wins Recognition From UK IT Industry With National Award

By Telnic Limited, PRNE
Sunday, November 15, 2009

LONDON, November 16 - Telnic Limited (, 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
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.

Primary Contact: Justin Hayward, Communications Director, Telnic Limited:

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