Tech Mahindra partners with Telecom New Zealand to deliver next-generation telecom

July 1, 2008

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MUMBAI -- Tech Mahindra, India’s 6th largest software exporter, today announced a partnership with Telecom New Zealand (known as Telecom) to work together to deliver the Next Generation Telecom (NGT) retail transformation program. This Next Generation Telecom program will redefine Telecom New Zealand’s retail business, reshaping how its customers can choose to interact with it and the products it offers.

The deal is worth between $20m - $30m, and will see Tech Mahindra taking responsibility for program management and end to end systems integration on the NGT program. The NGT program is expected to run for a number of years, with customers starting to see new products and services within two years.

According to Paul Reynolds, CEO, Telecom New Zealand “This deal is a significant step forward in the transformation of Telecom. We are delighted to have secured the services of Tech Mahindra, a global leader in business transformation who is renowned throughout the communications industry.”

In a separate release:

MUMBAI -- Tech Mahindra, country’s 6th largest software exporter, today announced a multi-million dollar deal with Telecom Fiji Limited (TFL), a fully owned subsidiary of the Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) Group of Companies. ATH is listed under the South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE). Under this agreement, Tech Mahindra will implement a transformation program for Telecom Fiji in the OSS/ BSS domain for a period of 15 months.

Tech Mahindra will use it’s library of world-class solution frameworks and system integration expertise to set up transformation office, Business Process Rationalization on eTOM framework, implementation of OSS & BSS COTS for Order Management, Service Provisioning, Network & Service Assurance, Billing, Alarm Management & Performance Management etc.

This deal with Telecom Fiji is part of Tech Mahindra’s overall strategy to expand its business in the APAC region. The company already has existing operations in Australia & New Zealand and they contribute aproximately 50% of revenue within the APAC region.

According to Taito Tabaleka - CEO TFL Telecom Fiji,” Tech Mahindra was a clear choice for this project, considering their expertise in providing the BSS/OSS solutions & leadership in the telecom domain. We are confident that Tech M’s unique capabilities will help us enhance and continue to offer our customers world class services and a differentiated advantage.” He also added that “Looking at Tech Mahindra capabilities, we are also exploring possibilities of leveraging on each others strengths to work together as global services partners for providing ICT services within Oceania region to our enterprise customers. We are very hopeful that this relationship will be further developed and can help us grow our service offerings and our reach in the global market.

“Tech Mahindra is constantly helping telecommunications operators to look for new and innovative ways to leverage existing infrastructure, as well as introduce new services, without increasing their capital expenditures. We are excited to be associated with Telecom Fiji Limited during their transformation phase. Our support will enable them to adapt to changing market conditions and increase speed-to-market of new and innovative offerings for their customers''. said CP Gurnani, President International Operations, Tech Mahindra.

Tech Mahindra Ltd.

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