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Transport Scotland's mobile phone contracts: FOI release

Published: 15 Aug 2018

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

Published:
15 Aug 2018
Transport Scotland's mobile phone contracts: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01935
Date received: 17 July 2018
Date responded: 9 August 2018

Information requested

1. Network Provider(s) - Please provide me with the network provider name – e.g. EE, Telefonica, Vodafone, Three

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. Please split the connection into the following, Voice Only, Voice and Data and Data. Please provide me with a figure for each one including if the organisation doesn't have any.

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.

Response

1. Network Provider(s) – Vodafone and EE

2. Average Annual Spend -

The average annual contract spend from 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2018 is:

Supplier Usage and Standing Charges & Hardware Costs
Vodafone £146, 506.61
EE £59, 976.73

3. Number of Connections:

The number of connections as of 6th August 2018 was:

Supplier Voice Only Voice and Data Data Only
Vodafone 8 288 660
EE 5 109 21

4. 5,6 and 7 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 3 Years 19/01/2016 18/01/2019 12 months Not yet set

8. Transport Scotland utilises the Scottish Government's mobile telephony contracts. However, the person responsible for the utilisation of these within Transport Scotland is:

Alex Ramage Head of Management Information Systems Buchanan House 58 Port Dundas Rd Glasgow G4 0HF Tel: 0141 272 7281 Email: alex.ramage@transport.gov.scot

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG