Mobile telephony services for SG and its agencies: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01370
Date received: 15 June 2017
Date responded: 13 July 2017

Information requested

Detailed information on the organisation's mobile phone contracts.

Our response to your request is set out in Annex A and includes information on the mobile telephony services provided by the central IT Division for the core Scottish Government and the following bodies: Accountancy in Bankruptcy; Food Standards Scotland; Scottish Human Rights Commission; Disclosure Scotland; Scottish Public Pensions Agency; Care Inspectorate Agency; Scottish Agriculture Science Agency;and Transport Scotland.

  1. Network Provider(s) - Please provide me with the network provider name.

  2. Annual Average Spend- Can you please provide me with the average annual spend over the 3 years. If this is a new contract can you please provide the estimated annual spend.

  3. Number of Users- Number of connections for each network provider.

  4. Duration of the contract- please state if the contract also include contract extensions for each provider.

  5. Contract Start Date- please can you provide me with the start date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date i require the contract dates of the signed agreement.

  6. Contract Expiry Date- please can you provide me with the expiry date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date i require the contract dates of the signed agreement. If the contract is rolling please state.

  7. Contract Review Date- Please can you provide me with a date on when the organisation plans to review this contract.

  8. The person within the organisation responsible for this particular contract. Can you send me the full contact details Contact Name, Job Title, Contact Number and direct email address for each network provider? If full contact details cannot be provided please send me the actual job title.


9. Existing Supplier(s): Vodafone, EE.

10. Total contract value:

The average annual contract spend to 31st March 2017, for each supplier includes hardware and usage costs for Mobile Phones, BlackBerrys and Mobile Broadband.

The figures include VAT at 20%.

Supplier Usage and Standing Charges & Hardware Costs
Vodafone £749,301.88
EE £587,488.80

11. Number of Users – Number of Connections:

Supplier Number of Connections
Vodafone 4,049
EE 1,199

12. Contract Information:

Supplier Contract Duration Start Date End Date Extensions Available Review Date
Vodafone 3 Years 19/01/2016 18/01/2019 12 months Not yet set
EE Connections have individual contract end dates Currently being reviewed

The single point of contact for mobile telephony contracts is:

Dave Brown
IT Service Delivery Manager
Information Services and Information Systems
Scottish Government
M1 Spur, Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
EH11 3XD
Tel 0131 244 8169

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