Sunday, July 23, 2006

BT to Provide Services to Philips in 40 Countries

Dutch electronics giant Philips awarded a 5-year contract to BT to provide services in more than 40 countries in EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) as well as global data infrastructure and access services. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Under the terms of the contract, BT will handle the management of Philips' MPLS-based network in EMEA together with voice services, managed mobility and certain metropolitan area networks within the region.

BT will also be providing Philips with global data access services including security services, firewalls, remote access services, IP address management and DNS management as well as conferencing services and Philips' intercontinental MPLS infrastructure.

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