Understandably, the 2025 PSTN switch off was a prominent theme during the event. It is a watershed moment for the channel, with the clock ticking and Openreach committed to its planned shutdown.
This presents incredible opportunities to BT Wholesale partners. Including 14 million hosted cloud voice seats up for grabs ahead of the switch off.
Channel Sales Director Gavin Jones said: “If you want to go where innovation and technology is going, don’t anchor yourself in the past.”
Propositions Specialist Wing Yee Lo wasted no time in focusing on how much needs to happen between now and 2025. She urged partners to make all their customers aware now, and help manage the transition to all-IP. She outlined our professional services offerings, including survey and portfolio analysis, solution design, set up and migration, and managed decommissioning – through more than 2,900 engineers across the UK.
And then it was the turn of Kriss Akabusi MBE to drive home the point that partners need to get on track with all-IP and cross the 2025 finishing line ahead of the pack.
The 1990 European Championships gold medal winner shared key insights on how working more closely in partnership can empower you to win.
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