IBM wins $200 mn telco services deal in India

IBM wins $200 mn telco services deal in India
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First Published: Wed, Oct 07 2009. 05 34 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Oct 07 2009. 05 34 PM IST
Geneva: IBM said on Wednesday it has won a $200 million deal with India’s Datacom Solutions, part of Videocon Industries, to provide IT infrastructure and services.
Datacom is rolling out GSM services across India starting this year.
On Tuesday, IBM unveiled a seven-year deal with India’s IDEA Cellular to provide and operate a service delivery platform for content services to its more than 50 million clients.
“Communication service providers in India ... are choosing IBM to help deliver differentiating services to keep pace with market shifts, customer demand and competitive pressures,” Scott Stainken, general manager for IBM’s telecoms business, said on the sidelines of a telecoms conference in Geneva.
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