Thursday, May 7, 2009

News of the Day

Wipro Bags IT Outsourcing Contract from Unitech
Business advised that Unitech Wireless, the newest telecom services player in India, today announced that it had awarded a multi-hundred-million long term outsourcing contract to Wipro for creating the next generation telecom company.

Can Outsourcing Its Network Stem the Bleeding at Sprint? posted an update from the Wall Street Journal regarding Sprint, the No. 3 wireless carrier. They are consideringoutsourcing network operations and management duties to Sweden’s Ericsson. The deal, if agreed to, would see Sprint pay Ericsson $2 billion in return for a 20 percent reduction in network costs. Part of those cost savings would likely come from shifting between 5,000 and 7,000 service employees to Ericsson.

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