Global telecom technology partner Alcatel-Lucent has bagged its second big deal in Indian soil, as Norwegian telecom major Telenor selected Alca-Lu for managing end-to-end operational support and business transformation services in Gujarat, Maharastra and Andra Pradesh.
Recently Alca-Lu won $1 billion deal with Reliance Communications for the 7 year managed services. Last Novemeber Telenor had secured spectrum in 6 circles, and formed a new entity Telewings. Alca-lu will take care of Telewings in 3 circles – Gujarat, Maharastra and Andra Pradesh.
Yogesh Malik, COO, Telewings said ”We, in Uninor, have been continuously challenging traditional operating models since launch of our services, especially the boundaries between our partners. We believe that thinking beyond traditional Managed Services, working together in a transformational partnership set-up will bring continuous innovation and deliver better services to our end-consumers. Alcatel-Lucent has demonstrated that they can work in such a business set-up and hence we have chosen them as our long-term partner.”
- Telewings will benefit from Alcatel-Lucent’s proven experience and delivery model, ensuring customers have the highest quality network experience possible.
- Alcatel-Lucent will leverage its global managed services expertise and tools to deliver network transformation services focusing on improved customer experience management and operational efficiency.
- Bell Labs, the research organization within Alcatel-Lucent, will provide expertise on network and business modeling to achieve Telewing’s transformational objectives.
- Alcatel-Lucent will deploy established standards-based network performance tools and expertise to improve and transform existing networks.
As a leader in transformation and managed services, Alcatel-Lucent has a proven track record of supporting customers through highly skilled and experienced local presence, along with the benefit of a company with global scale.