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O2 and NS2 – We’re open for business
Matt Spencer, O2’s Head of Public Sector Sales, shares good news for all of our Public Sector, charity and voluntary sector customers
Today I’m really pleased to announce that O2 has been awarded supplier status on the Network Services 2 (NS2) Framework from the CCS (Crown Commercial Service). It means that our public sector customers can now access a complete range of digital solutions through NS2 (the replacement for the NSF and legacy PSN and Telephony Services frameworks).
I’ve been at O2 for just over a year now, and whenever I’ve met with public sector customers, it has been frustrating to hear that they haven’t always been able to purchase the integrated services they want from us. Well not any more. I’m pleased to say that with NS2, we are open for business and ready to support our customers with our complete portfolio on their digital transformation journey.
O2 was successfully awarded a place on the following lots:
- Lot 1 Data Access Services, WAN
- Lot 2 Local Connectivity Services, LAN
- Lot 3 Traditional Telephony Services
- Lot 4 Inbound Telephony Services
- Lot 6 Mobile Voice & Data Services
- Lot 7 Paging and Alerting Services
- Lot 8 Video-conferencing Services
- CCS expects to award Lots 5, 10 and 13 in due course.
As you are probably aware, the new £5 billion NS2 (RM3808) framework goes live this month, and is expected to last for the next four years. It enables public sector organisations, associated bodies and agencies, the voluntary sector, charities and private companies acting on behalf of the public sector to work with an approved list of providers in telecommunications and network services.
O2’s Public Sector catalogue
With NS2’s focus on digital transformation, efficiency and innovation, O2 is perfectly placed to support you wherever you are on your digital transformation journey. We want to make buying public sector ICT services flexible and efficient. That’s why we’ve made the process simple and pain-free with our public sector catalogue.
It contains information on all our products and services including case studies, videos and more details of our work within the public sector. You’ll also find information on which frameworks can be used and step–by–step guides on how to use them. Click here to find out more.
You may not know that we also have 29 products on G-Cloud, and we are on all three lots of the current G-Cloud 9 Framework. Services are procured by Direct Award via the Digital Marketplace, so you can get started nice and easily. You can find out more here.
To find out more about the full range of networking and telecommunication services we supply through NS2, call us on 0800 955 5590 or visit us online.