Austrian Network Operator ONE Selects Alcatel

Thursday 13 November 2003 10:55 CET | News

Alcatel has been awarded a seven-year outsourcing deal by ONE, the Austrian mobile communications operator, for the management, operation and maintenance of ONEs communications network.This contract is worth Euro 472 million and will take effect as of Jan. 1, 2004. By outsourcing its network activities, ONE intends to shift its focus from managing infrastructure to the development of new customer-oriented services and optimize its processes to gain in efficiency. Under the contract, Alcatel will mainly provide the operation and maintenance of the entire multi-vendor mobile network of 1.4 million subscribers and will manage the project planning and physical rollout of ONEs GSM mobile network extensions and new UMTS network infrastructure, independently of the origin of the equipment. This contract also includes facility management for ONEs headquarters, regional offices and ONE shops. The outsourcing agreement involves the transfer of approximately 200 operation and maintenance employees in Austria from ONE to Alcatel.

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