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Press Release -- February 12th, 2015
Source: Orange Business Services
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Transcom strengthens presence in Latin America and Spain with Orange Business Services

leading contact center operator selects Orange to support expansion in Colombia and Spain and provide reliable connectivity to its agents

Global customer experience specialist Transcom has selected Orange Business Services to supply IP VPN connectivity to the contact centers it operates in Colombia and Spain. The Colombian contact center is part of the company’s strategic move into Latin America, which is a vital offshoring destination for Spanish-language customer support. Through the new connectivity, Transcom has reduced operating costs and improved customer experience in the contact centers. The company also benefits from better management visibility and a platform for future business growth in Latin America and beyond.

Transcom provides customer care, sales, technical support and credit management services via its extensive network of contact centers and home-based agents. Headquartered in Sweden, Transcom employs more than 29,000 staff in 54 contact centers across 23 countries, delivering services in 33 languages on behalf of over 400 international brands. Its clients operate across multiple time zones, and contact center agents work flexible hours.

To support its growth and international expansion, Transcom needed a partner to deliver high-quality connectivity to contact centers and home-based agents in Colombia and Spain. The company required operational flexibility and scalability to drive digital transformation across its business. Geographically dispersed workforces and agents have become essential in the contact center industry, and prioritized, reliable connectivity for all agents is vital to maintain high levels of customer service.

Orange Business Services’ global coverage, infrastructure and local support were key to the contract win. This was particularly important in Colombia, where Orange had the requisite field operations and integration services engineers available to implement this globally managed solution.

“Orange Business Services have fully demonstrated professionalism, expertise and reliability throughout the whole project and have been a key partner in our international expansion in Latin America and Spain. They provide us with the reliable IP VPN service we need to deliver high levels of service to our customers and support our future growth in the region,” said Fernando Silva, IT regional director, Transcom.

“Transcom’s business relies on being flexible and agile in a fast-growing area, so they needed a global partner that could ensure reliable operations for them. They needed high-quality managed services at a competitive price to support continued expansion into multichannel services and digital transformation. With so many remote workers and home agents using their network, a robust IP VPN service is essential. Our cloud-based contact center solutions are also key parts of our digital transformation portfolio,” said Helmut Reisinger, executive vice president, International, Orange Business Services.

about Transcom

Transcom is a global customer experience specialist, providing customer care, sales, technical support and collections services through our extensive network of contact centers and work-at-home agents. We are 29,000 customer experience specialists at 54 contact centers across 23 countries, delivering services in 33 languages to over 400 international brands in various industry verticals. Transcom WorldWide AB’s share is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange under the ticker symbol TWW.

Learn more at www.transcom.com or follow us on LinkedIn and our blogs: http://blog.transcom.com/ and http://blog.transcom.com/es/

about Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, is not only a telecom operator, but also an IT solutions integrator and applications developer in France and around the world. Its 20,000 employees support companies in all areas of their digital transformation: mobile and collaborative workspaces; IT/cloud infrastructure; fixed and mobile connectivity; private and hybrid networks; applications for Internet of Things, 360° customer experience and Big Data analytics; and cybersecurity thanks to dedicated experts and infrastructure to protect information systems. More than 3,000 multinational organizations and 2 million SOHOs, enterprises and local authorities in France rely on Orange Business Services as their trusted partner.

Learn more at www.orange-business.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and our blogs.

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of 41 billion euros in 2013 and has 159,000 employees worldwide at September 30, 2014. Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

Press Contacts:

Elizabeth Mayeri, Orange Business Services, elizabeth.mayeri@orange.com, +1 212 251 2086

Sylvie Duho, Orange, service.presse@orange.com, +33 1 44 44 93 93

 

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