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Future of Porting

FCS recently attended the first meeting to discuss the requirement of a central number data base for the future of porting. We are currently engaging on behalf of members with industry workgroups and will attend further workshops. We will be sending out a document...

Criminal hacking organisation (REvil) planned and organised attacks

We have been informed that a criminal hacking organisation calling themselves REvil appear to be carrying out sophisticated planned and organised distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against VoIP companies in the UK. Early reports indicate that at least a...

FCS and Openreach Board to Board

This month FCS had our board to board with Openreach. In a very interactive and constructive session we discussed the following topics on behalf of our members: ​ Re-imagining the FCS members' relationship with Openreach in the IP world, and the contact strategy with...

Ofcom Open Consultations

Ofcom is currently seeking views on the following topics: Consultation: Mobile phone repeaters – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Proposals for the regulation of advertising on video-sharing platforms – closing date 28 July 2021 Consultation: Request for change...

FCS attendance at the NPP & CG Meeting

FCS recently attended the NPP and CG meeting and the below topics were discussed: EECC Switching and Porting -we are awaiting a final statement from Ofcom on this matter, due at the end of summer. All IP migrations, WLR withdrawal Porting issues - PXC post port prefix...

DCMS Monthly Telecoms Security Legislation Readout

The previous DCMS monthly telecoms security legislation readout is now available to CSP members in the CSP Members resources area which can be found here. The next meeting will take place on 29th July.

Managed Migrations

Openreach and OTA have engaged with FCS on managed migrations. We have started a working group to look at the business journeys, which are much more complex than the residential journeys. ​ We will be starting some workshops to look in more detail at best practice and...

NHCFT492A – Cisco Network Equipment

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Published date: 2 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract summary Industry Office and...

Provision of CCTV Equipment

Blackpool Council Published date: 10 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract summary Industry Surveillance and security systems and...

Microsoft Phone System and Direct Routing Migration Partner

Portsmouth City Council Published date: 20 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract summary Industry Communications network - 32412000...

Internet Service Provision

Mid Devon District Council Published date: 12 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract summary Industry Internet service providers ISP...

Internet Services Provider

Forestry England Published date: 18 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract summary Industry Internet service providers ISP -...

Supply of Audio Visual Services and Equipment

CENTRE FOR PROCESS INNOVATION LIMITED Published date: 19 August 2021 Last edited date: 26 August 2021 Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract. Contract...