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Transport Scotland network contract: FOI release

Published: 9 Mar 2021

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

Published:
9 Mar 2021
Transport Scotland network contract: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100134337
Date received: 8 Jan 2021
Date responded: 5 Feb 2021
Information requested

You asked the below - 

"Contract 1
1. Current Lines/Voice Services (Analogue, ISDN VOIP, SIP etc) Provider- Please can you provide me with the name of the supplier for the contract.

2. Fixed Line- Contract Renewal Date- please provide day, month and year (month and year are also acceptable). If this is a rolling contract please provide me with the rolling date of the contract. If there is more than one supplier please split the renewal dates up into however many suppliers

3. Fixed Line- Contract Duration- the number of years the contract is for each provider

4. Type of Lines- Please can you split the type of lines per each supplier? PSTN, Analogue, SIP

5. Number of Lines- Please can you split the number of lines per each supplier? SIP trunks, PSN Lines, Analogue Lines

Contract 2
6. Minutes/Landline Provider- Supplier’s name (NOT Mobiles) if there is no information available please can you provide further insight into why?

7. Minutes/Landline Contract Renewal Date- please provide day, month and year (month and year is also acceptable). If this is a rolling contract please provide me with the rolling date of the contract.

8. Minutes Landline Monthly Spend- Monthly average spend on calls for each provider. An estimate or average is acceptable.

9. Minute’s Landlines Contract Duration: the number of years the contract is with the supplier.

10. Number of Extensions- Please state the number of telephone extensions the organisation currently has. An estimate or average is acceptable.

Contract 3
11. Fixed Broadband Provider- Supplier’s name  if there is not information available please can you provide further insight into why?

12. Fixed Broadband Renewal Date- please provide day, month and year (month and year is also acceptable). If this is a rolling contract please provide me with the rolling date of the contract. If there is more than one supplier please split the renewal dates up into however many suppliers

13. Fixed Broadband Annual Average Spend- Annual average spend for each broadband provider. An estimate or average is acceptable.

Contract 4
14. WAN Provider- please provide me with the main supplier(s) if there is no information available please can you provide further insight into why?

15.  WAN Contract Renewal Date- please provide day, month and year (month and year are also acceptable). If this is a rolling contract please provide me with the rolling date of the contract. If there is more than one supplier please split the renewal dates up into however many suppliers

16. Contract Description: Please can you provide me with a brief description of the contract

17. The number of sites: Please state the number of sites the WAN covers. Approx. will do.

18. WAN Annual Average Spend- Annual average spend for each WAN provider. An estimate or average is acceptable.

19. For each WAN contract can you please provide me with information on how this was procured, especially around those procurement that used frameworks, please provide me with the framework reference.

20. Internal Contact: please can you send me there full contact details including contact number and email and job title for all the contracts above."

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Transport Scotland does not have some of the information you have requested. The reasons for this are explained in-line below.

Contract 1
1. BT: ADSL lines
Vodafone SIP services

2. BT: February 2022
Vodafone: February 2022

3. BT: Rolling annual review
Vodafone: 2 years

4. BT: ADSL
Vodafone: SIP

5. BT: 4 lines
Vodafone 4 SIP trunks

Contract 2
6. Landline services are via the Vodafone SIP services above.

7. February 2022

8. Circa £150 per month

9. 2 years

10. 30 extensions (not all used).

Contract 3
11. Vodafone

12. February 2022

13. Circa £400 per month.

Contract 4
14. The majority of communication services utilised by Transport Scotland are provided through contracts managed by the Scottish Government. The following link provides information on how to make a request to the Scottish Government under FOISA: http://www.gov.scot/About/Information/FOI/access

15. See answer to #14 above

16. See answer to #14 above

17. See answer to #14 above

18. See answer to #14 above

19. See answer to #14 above

20. [Redacted], ICT Manager, 0141 272 [Redacted], [Redacted]@transport.gov.scot

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