Slaughter and May advised Ericsson - tender to perform a three year IT transformation and build program for VimpelCom
Slaughter and May advised Ericsson in connection with its tender to perform a three year IT transformation and build program for VimpelCom (an international telecoms provider) across 11 jurisdictions in Europe and Asia, to be followed by managed service provision across these 11 jurisdictions for a period of 4-6 years.
As part of the transformation program Ericsson will take over the management of VimpelCom’s existing legacy IT business support system (“BSS”) in 11 jurisdictions while building a new BSS digital stack in each of these 11 jurisdictions. Following delivery of the new BSS digital stack, Ericsson will operate the new BSS digital stack for VimpelCom as a managed service in each of the 11 jurisdictions for a period of 4-6 years.
The contract is valued at over $1 billion for the provision of services over the term of the contract.