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Government ‘disappointed’ with Bell’s email-contract delay

telecom | 10/07/2014 7:48 pm EDT

The federal government's email consolidation program, slated to begin earlier this year, has yet to get underway and the government department in charge of the project says it’s because BCE Inc., contracted to undertake the initiative, has been slow to the draw. “Bell has not yet been able to meet the committed project deadlines,” Shared Service Canada spokesman Ted Francis said in an email to The Hill Times. “SSC is very disappointed by these unacceptable delays,” he said. The email transformation initiative (ETI) is intended to convert the 63 current...