News : ANZ Bank Renews Optus Telco Deals
Sydney, Australia, Sept 16, 2016 -- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has renewed its telecoms and managed services agreements with Singtel and its subsidiary Optus, extending both to 2020.
Optus and ANZ first established their partnership in 2009, via a five year ICT services deal announced in 2013.
The agreement sees Optus providing domestic and international data network services, and mobility, collaboration, contact centre and managed services to support ANZ’s operations.
"Our strategic relationship with ANZ continues to go from strength-to-strength and we are delighted with this significant contract milestone," said John Paitaridis, Optus Business Managing Director. "We are highly committed to continuing our innovative approach to supporting ANZ’s critical ICT requirements and business operations in Australia and across Asia."
"Optus Business is focused on delivering leading ICT managed services to Australian enterprises and government organisations, and this multi-year contract extension with ANZ is testament to our capability, innovation and demonstrated track record," Paitaridis added.
Chua Sock Koong, Singtel Group Chief Executive Officer commented: "We are very pleased with the ANZ contract renewal and look forward to continuing to leverage the Singtel Group’s scale, expertise and innovation to support ANZ’s business objectives in years to come."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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SingTel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications. The company primarily trades under the Optus brand, while maintaining several wholly owned subsidiary brands, such as Virgin Mobile Australia and Boost Mobile in the mobile telephony market, Uecomm in the network services market and Alphawest in the ICT services sector.
About ANZ Bank :
ANZ has a strong foundation in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific and our strategy is to connect customers across our regions, with each other and with markets. We provide a range of banking and financial products and services to around 9 million customers. We employ around 49,000 people worldwide.
Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2016