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Scottish and Southern Energy in deal with BT Wholesale

The BT Wholesale managed services division looks set for another boost after the announcement of a three year deal with Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE). The deal is for BT Wholesale to provide integrated voice and broadband services that SSE can resell to its 8.5 million UK customers.

The article on CommsDealer reveals that SSE already use BT Wholesale to provide telephone services to 150,000 customers.

“Scottish & Southern Energy wanted a partner that could support us with the best suite of integrated communications services quickly, nationally and with minimal capital and operational risk to our business. We’re enhancing our offer in today’s fiercely competitive market, by building on our relationship with BT. This will help us become a trusted converged

Itret Latif, Telecoms Business manager at SSE

The energy provider is in good company as Vodafone and the Post Office already make use of the BT Wholesale white label services.


"trusted converged" and fell off.

The same SSE that started advertising DSL broadband (BTw IPstream) around the time the wheels on their "full commercial rollout of powerline broadband" fell off, e.g. - "up to 512k" for only £20 a month?

Presumably if SSE change from IPstream to BTw "white label", SSE are just doing the customer admin bits rather than the actual ISP techy bit which their IPstream service needed, and so SSE's broadband customer might not have to worry quite so much about falling off.

  • c_j_
  • over 13 years ago

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