Sunday, 09 May 2021

BT faces £6.3m fine for rule breaking in Northern Ireland contract

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Friday 11 December 20

An investigation found BT’s network arm broke the rules during a bidding process against Eir for a public sector contract between 2017 and 2018

Ofcom has dealt BT a £6.3 million fine today after an investigation found that the company had breached the rules in securing a public sector contract in Northern Ireland between 2017 and 2018. Both BT and Ireland’s Eir competed for the Northern Ireland Public Sector Shared Network contract, which was at the time valued at around £50 million over 9 years, with the potential to grow to around £400 million in the future depending on progress…

Ofcom has dealt BT a £6.3 million fine today after an investigation found that the company had breached the rules in securing a public sector contract in Northern Ireland between 2017 and 2018. Both BT and Ireland’s Eir competed for the Northern Ireland Public Sector Shared Network contract, which was at the time valued at around £50 million over 9 years, with the potential to grow to around £400 million in the future depending on progress…

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