Bookmaker Toals invests £500k in telecoms network

Pictured at Toals’ flagship store on High Street, Belfast are Stuart Carson, sales and marketing director at Rainbow and Lauren Toal, director at Toals

BOOKMAKERS Toals has invested half a million pounds in upgrading its internal telcoms network.

Rainbow Communications has completed the major programme, which Toals' systems into shape with the 21st century. Rainbow has replaced the pre-existing single landlines and traditional broadband with hosted phone systems and a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network.

MPLS is a high-performance telecoms network between sites that remains secure and unhindered by the public internet. The MPLS will connect all Toals sites to their head office in Belfast.

Lauren Toal, director at Toals, said:

“Our business is continually evolving, and we aim to make the most of any new technology available that can and will benefit our patrons and staff and this investment will drive both efficiency and cost-effectiveness for Toals."

Stuart Carson, sales and marketing director at Rainbow added:

“We are thrilled to be in the position to continue the long-standing working relationship we hold with Toals for this exciting and pivotal period of growth and investment.

Since coming onboard with Rainbow, Toals has expanded on the services they required to include a VoIP phone system throughout the company's network and mobile phone requirements.

Rainbow continues to supply the telecommunications needs and requirements for Toals, its 50 locations and 262 staff members in addition to the Telephone Betting Service open seven days a week.

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