THUS has been chosen by HSBC Bank plc as preferred supplier, after competitive tender, for the replacement of HSBC’s legacy UK domestic national network. The contract will deliver multi-media capable Next-Generation Network functionality for the banking group’s UK business operations at more than 2,200 HSBC sites. The contract is expected to be worth in excess of £50 million over 5 years.
Tim Cureton, Group Head of Telecommunications at HSBC said “The THUS team are highly focused on us as a major customer and were appointed by HSBC UK for their technical competence and service quality. THUS has had a proven next-generation network in place for some years. This gives confidence that THUS technically is the right company to support us in the UK at significant cost benefit with solutions which enable us moving forward to deliver a variety of IP enhanced services for our customers.”
William Allan, Chief Executive THUS plc commented: “We are delighted to have been selected as preferred supplier for a contract in the UK with one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. This represents the capabilities of our managed solutions division, one of the three key areas of our business.”