Infotech Aids Swisscom Project

Infotech Enterprises signs contract with GE Energy to provide geospatial data management services for Swisscom Fixnet

March 16, 2006

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HYDERABAD, India -- Infotech Enterprises today announced that its UKsubsidiary, Infotech Enterprises Europe Ltd, has signed a multi-million Euro contract withGE Energy to provide geospatial data management services for Swisscom Fixnet,Switzerland. It is the largest single-vendor contract of its kind awarded to an offshoreGIS services company and underlines Infotech’s position as the leading supplier ofgeospatial data services to the global telecom industry.

As a part of the Swisscom initiative called Project Planning Tool for the Access Network(PTA) , Infotech will be responsible for performing all the data transformation work ofSwisscom’s network asset information from different legacy systems to a new targetsystem based on GE’s Smallworld Network Inventory Product Suite. Infotech will createthe spatial database for GE to implement a sophisticated network planning solution forSwisscom, enabling the customer to optimize its project-planning processes andaccelerate the time to market for new services. In addition Infotech will provide relatedsoftware services such as process automation, query and generation tools. The projectwill be executed over three and a half years and involve up to 400 staff at Infotech’soffshore production facilities as well as a dedicated local project team based in Bern,which will provide a range of services including project management and query support.

BVR Mohan Reddy, Infotech’s Chairman & Managing Director, said: “We aredelighted to be chosen by GE Energy for this very significant contract. We have beenable to demonstrate the strong process experience and execution capability that GEneeds to deliver this complex project to stringent deadlines and to budget. Infotech isnow in the forefront of GIS suppliers to the telecom industry, having secured over $28million in contracts in the last three years.”

John Renard, Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises Europe commented: “It isvery interesting to see the change and evolution taking place in the European Telecomsmarket. As the requirements increase for improving the speed, precision andconsistency of their services, organisations like Swisscom are leading the way indemanding, and needing, better and more accurate information around their physicalassets. Our skills and focus in this area make me confident that we will be able to addconsiderable value to Swisscom on this project and we look forward to working with GEto achieve this.

Infotech Enterprises Ltd.

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