Belfast telecoms firm signs £3m deal with University of Cambridge

  • Belfast-based telecoms company Barclay Communications is celebrating a new £3m contract with University of Cambridge, one of its biggest contracts to date.

    Reliable telecommunications tech has always been important to top UK universities, and it's become even more essential now that certain classes have started moving online. Northern Irish telecoms firm Barlcay Communications has announced that it's won its bid to supply University of Cambridge in a new £3m contract.

    Barclay Communications will be supplying the university with a reliable new mobile solution for all 31 of its constituent colleges and all 150 departments, with provision of over 5,000 mobile connections across the locations. The contract will also involve extensive support.

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    In addition to supporting communication across multiple countries, the deal will also help the university develop new remote learning setups using modern telecoms solutions. The contract was open to bids from major global telecoms providers, but was ultimately won by the Northern Irish firm.

    Managing Director of Barclay Communications, Britt Megahey, commented: "Securing this contract is a testament that Barclay Communications is responding to the new and fast-changing communication needs of businesses everywhere, with the most efficient, innovative and cost-effective solutions."

    "While we have continued to provide our customers with the highest level of support, it is evident that the needs of our customers have changed dramatically in recent months. They now look to us to underpin how their business communicates as reliably and effectively as possible in these new times using the latest technologies and services available."

    Source: Written based on press release


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