Rome, Italy and Helsinki, Finland February 26th, 2018 - Qvantel, a pioneer in the field of cloud-based telecom Business Support System (BSS) solutions and services, today announced that it has been selected by Wind Tre, a top Italian mobile operator, as their digital transformation partner.
Qvantel will provide Wind Tre an important part of the BSS stack, over a 6 year period, including CRM and omni-channel systems. Qvantel will provide managed services (Qvantel BSS as a Service) for the systems they supply, delivering business process automation and giving numerous benefits to Wind, 3 and Wind Tre Business customers. With the Qvantel solution, Wind Tre will be able to provide a state of the art digital offering and ensure the best customer experience in the use of online channels. At the same time, the new IT stack will allow to simplify business processes, making them smarter and more efficient.
Benoit Hanssen, CTO at Wind Tre, comments: “The new digital platform of Wind Tre is designed to support the most innovative online services, in order to best respond to the needs of our customers, who are increasingly digital-oriented. Thanks to this important partnership with Qvantel, Wind Tre will be able to fully digitalize its offering, creating a unique proposition to the market”.
Ove Anebygd, Qvantel CEO, says: “We are extremely happy to be able to support Wind Tre in their path towards digitalization and growth through new offerings and new business, and this multi-year agreement is proof of our commitment and continuous ambition to improve our customers’ business."
About Wind Tre
Wind Tre, led by Jeffrey Hedberg, is a top Italian mobile operator and among the main alternative operators in the fixed market. The company was created from the merger of the two operating companies H3G S.p.A and Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. following the 50-50 joint-venture set up by CK Hutchison and VEON. Wind Tre is achieving important synergies and investing strongly in digital infrastructures. The new financial and industrial capacity allows Wind Tre to provide innovative, high quality services and faster network speeds, in line with the growing demand for connectivity and the needs of families and businesses. The company aims to become a player of reference in fixed-mobile integration and in developing new generation fibre optics networks, also thanks to the agreement with Open Fiber for the development of the ultra-broadband network in Italy. In the mobile market, Wind Tre has 21,000 transmission sites and a significant range of frequencies available.
For further information, please visit www.windtre.it.
Qvantel is leading Digital Acceleration for Telco Operators with our pioneering cloud-based Business Support System as a Service (BSSaaS). We help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) maximize their business efficiency, provide exceptional customer experiences, and reduce operational costs – with results of up to 80% reductions in BSS OPEX. Qvantel is a a privately held company with over 1000 employees with offices in Finland, Colombia, Estonia, India, Italy, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, and USA. Qvantel is listed on London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Europe 2017.
FURTHER INFORMATION AND SUPPORTING RESOURCES
For further information, investors and media:
Steven Stewart, Marketing Director, Qvantel, tel +358 40 593 6084
Wind Tre Press Office
Tel. +39 06 83113700