Ericsson acquires Telefónica billing operation

Ericsson acquires Telefónica billing operation

Michael Carroll  |   July 22, 2010
telecomasia.net
Thumbnail: 
Ericsson will take over the running of Telefónica’s pre-paid billing operations from October, in a seven-year deal covering 100 million subscribers.
 
The vendor has teamed up with Spanish IT firm Indra to take control of Telefónica’s billing systems, including 500 staff in Spain and Brazil responsible for developing and operating the set-up.
 
Ericsson said the deal, which covers 20 Telefónica Group markets, will boost its position in systems integration, BSS and OSS markets.
 
“The partnership with Indra will also open the door for new business opportunities, thanks to their leadership in IT solutions and IT systems integration,” Magnus Mandersson, head of business unit global services at Ericsson, said.
 
A Telefónica spokesperson said pre-pay is a key part of the telco’s global offerings, and that the deal “offers a unique opportunity” to develop the billing set-up.

MORE ARTICLES ON ERICSSON, INDRA, M&A, PREPAID BILLING, TELEFONICA 

Michael Carroll

Tell Us What You Think

Add comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <a> <p> <span> <div> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <img> <img /> <map> <area> <hr> <br> <br /> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <table> <tr> <td> <em> <b> <u> <i> <strong> <font> <del> <ins> <sub> <sup> <quote> <blockquote> <pre> <address> <code> <cite> <embed> <object> <strike> <caption>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Use <!--pagebreak--> to create page breaks.

More information about formatting options

Voices_tabs

Robert Clark
With mobile Wimax stalled, Taiwan office closure triggers alarm
Robert Clark
Cisco reinforces analyst warnings
Peter Ryan/Ovum
Using CRM to reach out to India's middle class
Naveen Mishra
As handset makers strive to innovate the perfect device, sales of handsets are breaching new barriers in India
Martin Creaner
Inaction could lead to obsolescence
John C. Tanner
Deny and deflect

businessweek_industryview

Mehul Srivastava
Micromax is grabbing market share from Nokia by giving Indian consumers what they want
Tinniam V. Ganesh, Infinite Computer Solutions
Can help squeeze the most value from infrastructure spending

Frontpage Content by Category

Telecomasia.net's most popular news stories, blogs, analysis and features in the first six months of 2010

lighter_side_telecom_career

Staff writer
Turning your mobile device into its own mouse
Michael Carroll
Vice-president Li Yue to replace Wang Jianzhou