Strategic Imperatives, the provider of virtual network solutions today announced that the TalkTalk Group, the UK’s third largest fixed-line and broadband business, has selected Strategic Imperatives as its strategic partner for delivering Wholesale Line Rental 3 (WLR3) capability across its business.
Under the terms of the agreement, Strategic Imperatives will deliver and manage the Group’s Wholesale Line Rental 3 platform which will be based on Strategic Imperatives market leading Evo21 Openreach Integration framework for WLR3. At the same time the TalkTalk Group will provide the direct customer interfaces for ordering, billing etc. that will seamlessly connect to the SI platform.
“WLR3 is an essential product in our portfolio and we selected Strategic Imperatives because of their strong expertise and close working relationship with Openreach, following a rigorous evaluation process,” said Gordon Perry, IS Director, TalkTalk Group. “Our choice of Strategic Imperatives was based on their proven experience in delivering WLR3 solutions and their demonstrable capability in providing an integrated technical solution with an innovative roadmap and commitment to the highest levels of service delivery.”
Strategic Imperatives’ Evo21 WLR3 platform is used by many of the UK leading communications providers to integrate rapidly with and consume the next generation of communication products from Openreach. With over 65 Communication providers and 350 resellers choosing the Evo21 WLR3 platform to offer an Openreach fixed-line telephony proposition, Strategic Imperatives is the undisputed market leader in terms of WLR3 uptake and volume of transactions.
“At present, The TalkTalk Group has the only large scale next generation network in the UK and we are delighted they have chosen Strategic Imperatives as their WLR3 provider” said Wail Sabbagh, Strategic Imperatives Managing Director “Strategic Imperatives is unique in its ability to offer a proven carrier grade enterprise WLR3 solution to the industry, and this agreement further demonstrates our capability to provide first-class managed service solutions to tier-one operators, as well as, our commitment to work with customers such as the TalkTalk Group to innovate and differentiate their offering.”