The Department for Trade and Industry is supporting a drive towards more flexible working with a new structured cabling installation contract with NTL Telewest.
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The supplier has provided its Systimax structured cabling for the DTI’s London sites at Victoria Street and Buckingham Palace, and has started delivering voice services.
The DTI has now consolidated its London sites from seven to two, and introduced flexible desk and communications systems across the remaining premises.
The department has installed both fibre network backbone cabling and Category 6 copper cabling, which is geared to support faster network speeds for end-users – most copper cabling is still based on the slower Category 5.
A DTI spokesperson said, “This programme has been a significant success. We have been very pleased with how this assignment was assessed, planned, undertaken and completed.”
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