Over 100 Vodafone Staff Transferred to Huawei Following Contract Win
Published on: 14th Jun 2013
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Vodafone Spain has awarded a five year contract to Huawei for the field and civil maintenance and management of its mobile and DSL access networks.
Over 100 Vodafone staff will be transferred to Huawei.
Under the terms of the contract, Huawei will be in charge of the preventive and corrective maintenance of the mobile access network infrastructure and telecommunications equipments, which includes 2G, 3G and access transmission equipment, mostly Huawei, and the DSL telecommunications equipments. Huawei will also operate and maintain any mobile access network future equipment, including the infrastructures deployed by other manufacturers.
This agreement entails the aggregation of those tasks carried out so far by several companies, which will be assumed by Huawei.
Huawei's relationship with Vodafone in Spain dates back to 2006 when they signed the first contract for 3G equipment provisioning. In 2007, both companies reached an agreement for the deployment in our country of a joint innovation center giving service to Vodafone Group.
Financial terms were not disclosed.