Details of mobile contracts

Request 

Dear FOI Officer,

I want to make a Freedom of Information request, could you please send me the following information with regards to the organisation’s Mobile Phones contract. You may have received the same request in the past and this information sent has now expired and I require an update as soon as possible for the following information: 

If there is more than one provider please split all the information including the annual average spend, number of users, duration, contract dates and internal contact details. 

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 Connections- Number of connections for each network provider. (number of voice only devices, voice and data devices, data only devices) please provide me with the breakdown and not the overall total.

4. Duration of the contract- please state if the contract also includes 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. (if there are multiple start dates, could you please provide me with the earliest date for each provider

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 when the organisation plans to review this contract. 

8. The person in 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 their actual job title.

If the mobile phone contract is provided by a managed contract please provide me with the actual name of the network provider along with the number of connections and the internal contact from within the organisation responsible for this contract. 

Please can you provide me with the latest information- If the organisations are currently out to tender please can you also state the approx. date of the award along with the information above.

Also if the 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?

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?

Response

Dear Mr..,

I write further to your request for information dated 28 January 2019. This request has been handled by the University in accordance with its duties and obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA"). 

You requested details of:

  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 Connections- Number of connections for each network provider. Please split the connection into the following, VoiceOnly, 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 includes 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 withinthe 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 their actual job title.

The University's response is attached FOIA response 32/1360 .

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