[Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 26 June 2012]: KPN, the leading telecommunications and ICT service provider in the Netherlands, recently announced an agreement with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, for a business transformation program which will replace multiple legacy IT BSS systems, with a single next generation converged BSS (Business Supporting System) solution for the retail - and wholesale markets in the Netherlands. Huawei will support KPN, as proven within the KPN Group, to help ensure this IT- and business transformation program is a success.
Kevin Tao, President of Huawei in West European region said, "As KPN's strategic partner, we are very excited for this collaboration as it represents our commitment in providing leading technical solution and services to help our partner to gain business success and smoothly realize IT transformations."
Looking back at 2008, Telfort, previously a subsidiary of KPN, selected Huawei as their partner to provide a NGBSS solution to replace its legacy BSS systems. Close corporation and teamwork resulted in a successful, phased, implementation of post-paid which was launched 2010 and pre-paid and wholesale services which were launched last year. The new NGBSS solution has already proven to meet the business objectives: TCO reduction, improved Time-to-market and enhanced customer experience.
Following a successful engagement in Telfort, Huawei was selected by the KPN Group to build and manage a hosted international MVNE platform serving customers in Belgium, France and Spain. Huawei was more recently chosen as partner to replace the BSS system for consumer and wholesale market in the KPN Germany operator - E-plus.