Wipro wins managed services engagement with Grameenphone

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has announced that it has won a five-year IT infrastructure and applications managed services engagement with Grameenphone (GP), a telecom operator in Bangladesh, the company said.

Grameenphone Ltd. is the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Bangladesh, majority owned by Telenor Group, one of the world´s major mobile operators.

Wipro will be managing the complete IT landscape for GP, leveraging Wipro HOLMES. As part of the contract Wipro will own end-to-end application development and management, infrastructure support and maintenance and back office processes for GP.

This partnership closely aligns with Wipro´s vision to localize, expand its presence and explore new businesses opportunities in the country. Wipro will be setting up a new delivery centre in Bangladesh.

Grameenphone Ltd., part of Telenor Group, is the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, coverage and subscriber base. The company was incorporated on 10 October 1996 as a private limited company. The company operates a digital mobile telecommunications network based on the GSM standard in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 Mhz frequency bands, under license granted by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a global information technology, consulting and business process services company.