2013-01-16 07:33:16 -
Fornebu, January 16th 2013 - Telenor has won the contract to supply mobile
services to AgriKjøp. The agreement is worth NOK 180 million over three years.
AgriKjøp is a joint purchasing organisation for the companies in the Federation
of Norwegian Agricultural Co-operatives, consisting of around 100 different
member companies, including subsidiaries. The contract is an extension to an
existing framework agreement with Telenor. It includes greater standardisation
and simplification of services provided, along with increased functionality for
"AgriKjøp consists of a variety of different companies, from major industrial
concerns to small companies, who have different needs and challenges. The new
agreement gives the companies a simpler solution with a package of voice and
data services, and also facilitates the use of other communications solutions
from Telenor and their partners. At
the same time, the agreement means less
administration and reduced costs for our member companies," says Gunnar Vandvik,
Director for Agreements and System Development at AgriKjøp AS.
In addition, AgriKjøp and Telenor intend to add new services to the present
telephony framework, including the unified communications service 'Telenor
Samordnet kommunikasjon' and Lync.
New Opportunities for Cooperation
"AgriKjøp is an exciting and important customer that challenges Telenor in many
areas and this agreement opens up new opportunities for cooperation. We are very
pleased to be part of the continued efforts to add value to the members of the
Federation of Norwegian Agricultural Co-operatives through delivering services
that strengthen their market competitiveness," says Bjørn Ivar Moen, Telenor
Norway's manager of the business market.
"A long term agreement over three years gives us the opportunity to concentrate
our efforts on offering good solutions and consultancy that are valuable for the
individual member companies," says Moen.
For further information, please contact:
Kristin V. Tønnessen, Telenor Norway's PR Manager, Tel. 934 80 648,
Gunnar Vandvik, Director for Agreements and System Development at AgriKjøp AS,
Tel. 22 05 71 13, firstname.lastname@example.org
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