System X

Supporting the UK’s fixed line telephone network

Providing life-extending services to the System X digital telephone exchange system that continues to be at the heart of most telephone networks. Approximately 30 million lines delivering core voice and data services for companies such as BT, Virgin, KCOM and Vodafone.

The System X product comprises of a range of digital telephone exchanges and concentrators that were the centre of the digitisation of public telecommunications networks in the UK during the 1980’s. These national networks were built to last delivering 99.999% availability and even today the majority of fixed network voice and data calls will at some stage be processed by a System X exchange.

Telent have developed an innovative life extension programme capable of sustaining System X into 2025 and beyond.

Support and Sustain

We provide unrivalled technical support services to our customers’ System X networks maintaining the reliable, high quality of service that fixed networks depended on to deliver. We work closely with customers to maintain operational capability and are committed to our Sustain and Support programme to further extend the System X’s lifespan.

With demands on networks growing exponentially, it is imperative that communication technologies remain constantly available and reliable. Seeking to evolve and sustain their networks our customers have found our commitment to support and continually develop System X puts them at an advantage, by enabling us to help upgrade systems to the latest technological capabilities without causing disruption to existing services.

Technical Capabilities

Dedicated support, unrivalled expertise and product knowledge

New feature development and software assurance services

Network consolidation

Network rearrangement

Platform upgrades

Reduced power and space consumption

Reduced operational maintenance

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