Telephone system maintenance

All contract types will be dealt with using the following criteria/response time:

FAULT TYPE CRITERIA FAULT CRITERIA
Critical Failure 4 Hours Complete system failure / power failure (excluding 3rd party power cut)
Major Failure 8 Hours All other faults
Minor Faulure 16 Hours All operator consoles/primary answering positions; 30% of extensions, 30% of trunk lines/network channels

Out of Hours Response

All customers making fault reports outside ‘standard’ times will be responded to by the duty engineer via telephone. If possible, an attempt will be made to clear the fault by customer advice or remote access (where available). If the fault cannot be cleared, the engineer will establish whether the fault is ‘critical’ or ‘major’. If so the engineer will attend site, if not the call will be dealt with in standard time.

  • 4 hour “all calls” contract details are available on request and incur a 50% premium (on Standard only)

Maintenance agreements are invoiced annually in advance. (Maintenance contracts for new systems with an annual value in excess of £1,000.00 per site may be paid monthly by Direct Debit).

09.00-17.30 Monday to Friday
(excluding bank and public holidays)
All faults reported directly to service support team on 01206 656001

09.00-17.30 Monday to Saturday
(excluding bank and public holidays)
All faults outside ‘standard’ times, reported to ‘out of hours’ fault report telephone number on 01206 656001

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
(including bank and public holidays)
All faults outside standard times, reported to
“out of hours” fault report telephone number on 01206 656001
NOTE: Your *out of hours* contact number will be issued with your service agreement.

Maintenance agreements cover faults occurring due to reasonable wear and tear. They do not cover:

  • Damage (such as from fire, flood, lightning or abuse), however, your insurance should cover these.
  • Network outage caused by third-party network suppliers.
  • Network outage due to account arrears or customers reaching their credit limit.
  • Additional works or moves and changes.

The above are chargeable on the following basis:

£135.00 callout in normal business hours to include attendance plus 45 minutes onsite. Additional time onsite is charged at £55 per 45 minutes.
Callout charge includes up to 1-hour travel, parking and congestion charging as required.

£65.00 telephone/email support in normal business hours to include the first half hour

Evenings & Weekends Multiply the above by 1.75

Recommendations for Remote Maintenance

  • ADSL connection and compatible router.
  • 4 Hour uninterruptible power supply
  • Power Surge protection.
  • IP interface card/modem connected to the phone system.
  • All costs exclude VAT.

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If you have any queries or would like more information about our Leasing Options, please contact us or request a callback. Alternately you can call us on 01206 656001 for immediate help and advice.