Telenor's Grameenphone Signs 5-year IT Managed Services Deal with Wipro

18 August 2017
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Telenor's Grameenphone Signs 5-year IT Managed Services Deal with Wipro Image Credit: Grameenphone

Telenor Group-owned Grameenphone, the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Bangladesh has signed a five-year IT infrastructure and applications managed services contract with Wipro,  global information technology company.

Wipro will be managing the complete IT landscape for Grameenphone, leveraging Wipro's AI platform, HOLMES. As part of the contract Wipro will own end-to-end application development and management, infrastructure support and maintenance and back office processes for the Operator.

This partnership closely aligns with Wipro’s vision to localize, expand its presence and explore new businesses opportunities in the country. Wipro will be setting up a new delivery centre in Bangladesh.

Michael Foley, CEO, Grameenphone
We selected Wipro as the partner to offer Managed services for Grameenphone based on a thorough evaluation process, and we are very proud of being able to attract a world class organization like Wipro to Bangladesh. We have full trust in this partnership to deliver the business results as per plan.

Anil k Jain, SVP and Global Head, Communications Business Unit, Wipro 
We are delighted to have been chosen by Grameenphone as the strategic partner for this engagement, which will leverage both our domain expertise and industry leading AI platform- Wipro HOLMES.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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