Unisys Wins Multi-Million Dollar Outsourcing Contract with Major Latin American Communications Company Movilnet
Call center outsourcing solution to help lower costs and improve customer service
BLUE BELL, Pa., May 4, 2006 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its Venezuelan subsidiary has begun work on a signed contract worth approximately $21 million with Movilnet Telecommunications, C.A., the largest mobile network operator in Venezuela. Under the terms of the two-year agreement which was signed in the fourth quarter 2005, Unisys will provide Movilnet with call center outsourcing services to help Movilnet achieve lower costs and improve customer service.
The call center will provide Movilnet’s customers with 24x7 access to services, products and account information. The center is expected to handle 1.3 million calls per month, which equals approximately 4.3 million minutes per month.
Unisys is providing the infrastructure, service professionals and technology required to run the call center. This services solution is part of the Unisys portfolio of communications solutions for secure business operations. Unisys has provided call center outsourcing services to Movilnet’s sister company, Compañía Anónima Nacional Telefonos de Venezuela (CANTV), for more than four years. CANTV and Movilnet are both owned by Corporación CANTV.
“This contract builds on the work we have done for CANTV,” said Deborah Guerra, vice president and general manager, Latin America and Caribbean, Unisys Global Outsourcing & Infrastructure Services. “Our outsourcing services for Movilnet demonstrate Unisys commitment to helping clients realize the operational and financial benefits of secure business operations.”
Unisys in the Communications Industry
Unisys is a world leader in messaging and value-added services and has a long history of serving the communications market. Unisys provides communications solutions for secure business operations through its Communications Ensemble portfolio of advanced messaging and value-added services. Communications companies in more than 40 countries rely on Unisys solutions and services with more than 150 million voicemail subscribers worldwide. Unisys possesses a top-notch systems integration team that has a global footprint and expertise in the enhanced service platform arena. For more information, please visit unisys.com/communications.
Unisys is a worldwide technology services and solutions company. Our consultants apply Unisys expertise in consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure, and server technology to help our clients achieve secure business operations. We build more secure organizations by creating visibility into clients’ business operations. Leveraging Unisys 3D Visible Enterprise, we make visible the impact of their decisions – ahead of investments, opportunities and risks. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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