Talk Talk grows business data

Phone operator Talk Talk reports revenue from business data grew 38%, thanks to a number of major enterprise contracts

Phone operator Talk Talk has reported revenue from business data grew 38%, thanks to a number of major enterprise contracts.

Talk Talk said growth in its data products had compensated for the shift in customer demand, away from legacy voice products.

The major business wins during the year included a six-year contract at Iceland Group for an MPLS network covering 840 sites; a five-year contract with DX group for a 72-site MPLS network; and a three-year contract at Fullers for a 200-site MPLS network.

Talk Talk also partnered Fujitsu in a five-year contract to migrate 103,000 Post Office customers onto the TalkTalk network in Q3.

Overall, the company’s corporate division grew 5.6%, Talk Talk said in its full-year 2013 financial results..

"Three quarters of successive growth is a wonderful achievement and demand for data shows no sign of letting up", said Charles Bligh, managing director of TalkTalk Business.

"As we continue to grow, our strategy is clear. We will continue to provide our customers and partners with simple, value-for-money products that leverage the scale and capability of the TalkTalk network, while simultaneously developing new and innovative products that deliver both value for money for our customers and long-term growth for the business."

The company’s business network covers 3,000 Ethernet-enabled exchanges across 95% of the UK. The operator recently launched a business phone and broadband package starting at £4.00 per month.

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