THIS AGREEMENT is made the 8th day of August, 2000 between
SWIFTNET LIMITED registered in England No. 2469394 having its registered office at Edelman House, 1238
High Road, Whetstone, London N20 OLH
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS public limited company registered in England No. 1800000 having its
registered office at 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ.
A The Operator is a Schedule 2 Public Operator.
B BT is a Schedule 2 Public Operator.
C The Parties have agreed to connect the Operator System to the BT System and to the supply of services and
facilities, on the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
IT IS AGREED as follows:
1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
1.1 In this Agreement, except if the context requires otherwise, words and expressions are as defined in Annex
1.2 The Interpretation Act 1978 shall apply for the purpose of interpreting this Agreement as if this Agreement
were an Act of Parliament.
1.3 The following documents form part of this Agreement and, in the event of any inconsistencies between them,
the order of precedence shall (unless expressly stated to the contrary) be as follows:
1. main body of this Agreement
2. Annex D
3. Annexes A and B
5. Annex C
6. Carrier Price List
1.4 It is hereby expressly agreed that the Manuals, the Technical Master Plan and the Customer Service Plan are
not legally binding.
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2. COMMENCEMENT AND DURATION
2.1 This Agreement takes effect on the date hereof and shall continue until termination pursuant to this
2.2 In the event that either Party ceases to be a Schedule 2 Public Operator:
2.3 A Party may terminate this Agreement by giving at any time to the other not less than 24 months' written
notice to terminate.
2.4 After notice has been given pursuant to paragraph 2.2 or 2.3 a Party may request the other Party to carry on
good faith negotiations with a view to entering into a new agreement.