FarSite receives Queen's Award for Enterprise

21st April 2009

FarSite Communications Ltd has just been awarded the coveted Queen's Award for Enterprise - International Trade category, one of the highest and most prestigious accolades a UK business can receive.

Directors Dermot Smith and Steve Scott
Directors Dermot Smith and Steve Scott

The technology-based company was established in 1998 to provide data and voice communications products and services for the business sector and now boasts exports amounting to 85% of its sales with products supplied to over 100 countries worldwide. The company has an impressive international client list from the banking, government, aerospace, military, 3G and retail communications sectors.

Steve Scott commercial director and one of the founding directors of the business comments: "This is a fantastic achievement and represents over 10 years' hard work and commitment from our employees and corporate partners worldwide. In an age where the USA dominates the data communications sector, we've proven that UK companies can compete at the very highest level. Both myself and co-director Dermot Smith are thrilled!"

The Queen's Award for Enterprise is rarely given to companies in the technology and communications sector, which makes the achievement all the more special. The Award will be shared with employees, existing clients and partners and also used to help further build the company's position in the UK and in key overseas markets as a proven specialist in the field of data and voice communications.


FarSite Communications Ltd is involved in the development and production of a wide variety of data and voice communications product and services in the business sector. These products include Gateways, PCI and USB communications adapters and are supplied through a global network of distributors, resellers and local representatives, with products shipped to over 100 countries.

The company is based in Basingstoke in the UK with an office in Shenzhen, China and can boast export sales of 85% of turnover to a highly prestigious international client list. These include some of the world’s leading names in the banking, government, aerospace, military 3G and retail communications sectors. In April 2009, FarSite was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade category, one of the highest accolades a UK business can receive.

Press information from: Steve Scott, FarSite Communications.

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