The Canterbury District Health Board has signed a deal with Telecom to provide all of its telecommunications services for the next three years, with a further two-year right of renewal.

The agreement will cover a wide range of telecommunications services including, voice, fixed and mobile data, calling services and maintenance of Canterbury DHBs telephony platforms.

The contract arrangement also includes enhanced interoffice calling, integration of fixed and wireless services and high-speed internet and Health Intranet access.