Ericsson and Polkomtel have signed a 3 year managed services contract to manage the design, development, deployment and integration of a new multi-vendor 2G/3G network in Northern and Western Poland, starting October 1, 2006.
Thomas Eberle, Member of the Management Board, Technical Director of Polkomtel S.A.,commented that «Ericsson experience in managing similar complex projects makes it the right partner to develop our network with superior quality while we can focus on meeting our customers’ expectations to reinforce our market position».
Through this contract, Polkomtel which markets its services under three brand names: Plus, Simplus and Sami Swoi, hopes to gain flexibility in the development of its telecommunications network, being able to expand geographically in a cost-efficient way.
Under the contract, 20 employees from technical departments will be transferred from Polkomtel to Ericsson and will further strengthen the services organization of Ericsson in Poland. The managed services contract complements the previous network implementation agreement between Ericsson and the operator. Polkomtel will remain the owner of the network.
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