Telenor Sweden Chooses CSC as its Digital Transformation Partner in New Multimillion Kroner Agreement
News Release -- March 21, 2016
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 21 March 2016 - CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced the extension of its long partnership with Telenor Sweden for an additional four years, with the option to prolong the agreement an additional two years.
CSC will be an important partner in Telenor Sweden’s digital transformation, helping the telecom company adapt to a rapidly changing marketplace. As part of the new multimillion Kroner extended agreement, CSC will also provide critical IT infrastructure, cloud services and application management to Telenor Sweden.
“We are very pleased to extend our partnership with CSC and are looking forward to our future cooperation. Telenor is experiencing an exciting time with our digital transformation journey. A strong partnership is of vital importance for us going forward,” said Ulrica Holmgren, CIO at Telenor Sweden.
Telenor is one of Sweden’s leading telecom companies, with some 1,900 local employees. The company’s network reaches 99 percent of Sweden’s population, with approximately 2.5 million mobile subscribers, 640,000 broadband customers and half a million TV customers.
“Telenor takes their customers to the next level in their digital lives with high speed connectivity and superior service. We are therefore very proud to once more be appointed partner by Telenor Sweden. We always put the needs of our clients first, which is reflected in our long and solid client relationships,” said Joergen Jakobsen, CSC vice president and general manager for Nordic and Baltic region.
The new agreement with Telenor Sweden, which is effective from January 1, 2017, is considered to be one of CSC´s largest IT contracts for the Nordic and Baltic region.
CSC (NYSE: CSC) leads clients on their digital transformation journeys. The company provides innovative next-generation technology services and solutions that leverage deep industry expertise, global scale, technology independence and an extensive partner community. CSC serves leading commercial and international public sector organizations throughout the world. CSC is a Fortune 500 company and ranked among the best corporate citizens. For more information, visit us at www.csc.com.