Services include management, operation and maintenance of entire multi-vendor mobile network
Austrian mobile communications operator Orange has renewed its existing managed services contract with Alcatel-Lucent. The three year contract has an extension option of five years and will take effect on January 1, 2011.
Alcatel-Lucent’s contractual services include the management, operation and maintenance of the entire multi-vendor mobile network of Orange Austria that serves more than 2.1 million subscribers.
Alcatel-Lucent said that it will bring Orange the experience gained from designing, deploying, operating, maintaining and expanding more than 90 networks supporting more than 220 million subscribers worldwide. The relationship ensures the development and fast deployment of new user-oriented services and offerings.
Orange rely on Alcatel-Lucent for network operations, network integration, multi-vendor maintenance, network outsourcing, applications integration and IP network transformation.
Elmar Grasser, CTO of Orange Austria, said: “It is important for us to ensure that we keep providing our customers with a high-standard, reliable network. Alcatel-Lucent has been a competent partner for many years. Their expertise and understanding of our needs as well as those of our customers will guarantee that our network increases in quality over the long term.”