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BT secures £32 million network services contract with Sellafield Ltd

Megan Robinson
August 10, 2022

The contract is one of many that Sellafield Ltd is letting as part of its multi-supplier model for ICT delivery which improves the company’s IT services and sees new capabilities developed

BT has won a five year £32 million network services contract for Sellafield Ltd, operator of the UK’s largest nuclear site.

The deal between the two will oversee the running and maintaining of BT’s entire network services, upgrades and updates to current equipment. 

The contract will involve wide and local area network services, core and gateway services, audio and conferencing, telephony and cyber security, and upgrades will ensure Sellafield Ltd can utilise IoT and 5G.

BT has also committed to providing £2 million of funding for local social value initiatives in West Cumbria and be distributed using the Sellafield Ltd social impact team.

BT’s enterprise unit MD corporate and public sector Ashish Gupta said: “We are really pleased to have secured this major contract with Sellafield Ltd and look forward to  working in partnership with them to create a network that is secure, fast, reliable and future-proofed, with the added capability to overlay new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G and IoT in the future.

“In a major boost for the local area, not only will we deliver digital transformation for Sellafield as part of the contract, but we’ll also provide a significant boost to the local community too. 

“Over the life of the partnership, we will be investing £2 million into West Cumbria to help tackle the causes of inequality among the area’s most vulnerable people.”

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