Mobile Phone contracts

FOI request reference: F0042323
Publication date: May 2015

Outcome:

Successful

Request and response:

Network Provider(s) – please provide me with the network provider name

Vodafone Ltd

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.

£30K + VAT

Number of Users – number of connections for each network provider.

145 voice and data connections, 29 3G Data connection services

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

24 Months

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.

16 February 2013

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.

15 February 2015 (rolling)

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

Telephony (including mobiles) is currently under review. This piece of work is in its early stages with potential for plans at the end of this calendar year.

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.

Alec Mulinder – Acting Head of ICT Department at The National Archives.

If the supply of mobile phones if provided by an external organisation please state the name of the organisation, the number of users (Connections of your organisation only) and the name of the network provider.

Not applicable

Please can you provide me with the latest information – if the organisation is currently/planning to go out to tender please can you also state the approx. date of award along with the information above.

No planned dates yet for tender.

Also if contract in the response has expired / rolling please can you provide me with further information if available of the organisation’s plans going forward with regards to mobiles and the current status?

The contract expired in February 2015, and we have ‘rolled’ it until we have plans in place and are in a position to go out to tender.

If this contract was awarded within the past three months can you please provide me with a shortlist of suppliers that bid on the contract?

The National Archives also holds a mobile services contract with Orange UK Limited. This contract is for a SMS Text Business Continuity Service which is to be used in the event of a disaster. The annual spend is currently £48