T-MOBILE AND RWE SIGN A LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES OUTSOURCING CONTRACT

Prague, 4 November 2014 – T-Mobile and RWE IT Czech have signed a contract on local telecommunications services outsourcing. The operator will deliver a total of ten types of catalogue telecommunications services to members of the energy group RWE, such as e-mail, network, IPT, call centre, customer service, central dispatch, videoconferencing and other services. The contract was signed for six years; its total volume is in the region of hundreds of millions of Czech crowns. 

“T-Mobile is a strategic and stable partner for a number of renowned companies. We are very proud to begin cooperation with another important partner, RWE IT Czech, with the transfer of its services to our data communications infrastructure,” says Rudolf Urbánek, Business Segment Director at T-Mobile, adding: “We view the trust RWE IT Czech has placed in us not only as an immense commitment on our part, but also as proof that we have been successfully fulfilling our strategy of being a full-fledged ICT operator in the Czech market.” 

“RWE IT Czech is looking for stability, soundness and strong partners. As a member of the DT Group, T-Mobile Czech Republic meets the criteria. At the local level, we have made use of the strategic partnership between RWE and the former T-Systems in the provision of infrastructure services,” says Martin Götz, Executive Director of RWE IT Czech. 

The contract will secure gradual transfer to the customer-oriented model of IT service supplies, with exclusive focus on RWE’s core business areas. The contract will be implemented in several stages, which include gradual optimisation of the service environment. To ensure seamless implementation of all required services, the operator has taken over 21 employees from the RWE Group, who will be in charge of integration of the individual services into the appropriate systems and will provide comprehensive support from the perspective of end users. 

About RWE IT Czech s. r.o. 

A subsidiary of RWE IT GmbH and RWE AG, RWE IT Czech has been operating in the Czech market since 2005. Its main activity is provision of IT services in the area of software development, maintenance of IT solutions and development projects for members of the RWE Group. It is part of the RWE Group in the Czech Republic, which provides gas and power supplies and other services to 1.7 million customers (RWE Energie), operates 64,000 km of distribution pipelines (RWE Grid Holding), runs six underground gas storage facilities with a total capacity of 2.7 bcm (RWE Gas Storage), and produces heat and power at 28 plants (RWE Energo). The group has 4,300 employees and is controlled by RWE Česká republika. 

Contact for the media:
Martin Chalupský
Spokesperson of the RWE Group
Phone: 267 974 464, E-mail: martin.chalupsky@rwe.cz

                                                                                      


 
About the Company

T-Mobile Czech Republic, a member of the international telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, is with its more than 6.2 million customers the number-one operator in the Czech market. T-Mobile is an integrated operator: in addition to converged telecommunications services, it offers TV and comprehensive ICT solutions. It provides outstanding services in the high-speed network, which was proved repeatedly by benchmark testing performed by umlaut (former P3) with Best-in-Test seal.

T-Mobile Czech Republic places emphasis on taking a responsible approach to the environment and society. It adheres to fair business practices, helps beneficial applications and services to see the light of day, supports non-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals, and lends a helping hand whenever crisis situations arise. The company’s employees serve as volunteers in many places across the entire Czech Republic.

More information about the company is available at www.t-mobile.cz, www.t-press.cz (the portal for journalists), www.t-mobile.cz/pomahame (information on the company’s CSR activities) and www.rozjezdy.cz (T-Mobile Takeoffs of the Year – a program to support small businesses).

Contact details of the press unit: press@t-press.cz.