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Education Scotland’s telephony and network services: FOI release

Published: 23 Aug 2018

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

Published:
23 Aug 2018
Education Scotland’s telephony and network services: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/02039
Date received: 31 July 2018 
Date responded: 21 August 2018
 
Information requested

Information on Education Scotland’s telephony and network services.

Response

Education Scotland has a managed service from the Scottish Government Information and Technology Services (iTECS) department.  This managed service includes the majority of our estate, with most telecommunications provided.  Additional services which do not form part of the iTECS managed service are detailed below.

Contract 1 - fixed line provision

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold the information you have requested.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.

This is a fully managed service from Scottish Government.  Education Scotland has no separate contract.

Contract 2 - landline provision

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold the information you have requested.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.

This is a fully managed service from Scottish Government for (currently) 392 extensions.  Education Scotland has no separate contract.

Contract 3 - fixed broadband provision

Fixed broadband provider

BT

Fixed broadband renewal date

Rolling

Fixed broadband annual average spend

£720

Contract 4 - WAN provision

WAN provider

Capita

WAN contract renewal date

31 March 2020

Contract description

Supply of Wide Area Network services

Number of sites

51 Circuits (Education Scotland offices and Scottish local authorities)

WAN annual average spend

£668,841

If the above WAN contract is not in relation to N3/HSCN, provide details of when planning to migrate to HSCN contract

No plans to migrate.

Internal contact

Head of Finance and Procurement Enquiries@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: 0131 244 4330

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference 
Central Enquiry Unit 
Email: [ceu@gov.scot](mailto:ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000 
The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 
Edinburgh 
EH1 3DG