Infotech Enterprises wins landmark GIS contract from KPN
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Infotech Enterprises wins landmark GIS contract from KPN

Hyderabad 14 th September 2005 - Infotech Enterprises, India’s largest geospatial services company, announced today that it has been awarded a major GIS contract by KPN. Valued at several million euros and with a tight schedule of 18 months, it represents one of the largest, single-vendor GIS contracts awarded by the global telecom industry to an offshore services company in recent years. Infotech had previously cooperated successfully with KPN and one of its earlier projects received KPN’s 'best project' award for excellence in quality, cost effectiveness and on-time delivery.

Infotech will provide a range of data management services for KPN’s existing Access Network. An offshore production team of around 300 data specialists based in India will perform conversion services remotely to digitize the existing plans of KPN’s telecom network. The digitization of the network plans is in keeping with KPN’s web-enabled operating methods, which yield a more rapid, and higher quality service. Infotech will utilize a secure, online delivery model implemented successfully on previous engagements to ensure the project is delivered to KPN’s quality, schedule and budget expectations.

In response to the announcement that the contract has been secured Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Infotech’s Chairman & Managing Director said: ‘We are pleased that KPN opted for us to perform this significant contract on the basis of a highly meticulous selection and RFP procedure. Infotech has forged a constructive relationship with KPN during the past four years, and we feel confident that the conclusion of this new contract will only strengthen our position as KPN’s preferred supplier of GIS data maintenance services.’

Mr. Ram Mohan, President, Infotech’s GIS business division said: ““Coming in the wake of engagements with other global telecom clients, the new project with KPN Telecom underlines Infotech’s leadership in providing GIS data services to this industry. KPN is a repeat customer with stringent standards of performance that call for robust delivery and quality processes in GIS data management services. We are privileged to partner with KPN in this area”

About KPN:
KPN provides telecommunications services to both private and commercial customers. KPN’s core business is the provision of telephony and data services via the terrestrial network in the Netherlands, mobile telecommunications services in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, and data services in Western Europe. KPN is the market leader in the major segments of the Dutch telecommunications market, and is actively pursuing growth of its share in the new IP and DSL markets. Through E-Plus and BASE, KPN has established a strong position in the Germany and Belgian mobile markets respectively. With a workforce of 29,546 (26,900 FTEs) as of 30 June 2005, KPN serves some 7.2 million customers with land lines and 2.1 million Internet customers in the Netherlands, as well as a further 18 million mobile customers in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. KPN was privatized in 1989, and its shares are listed on the Amsterdam, New York, London and Frankfurt exchanges.

About Infotech Enterprises
Founded in 1991, Infotech Enterprises ( is a leading provider of geospatial and engineering design services to the utilities, telecom, transportation, government and manufacturing industries worldwide. Infotech currently employs over 3000 resources across 17 global locations and is certified to CMMi 5, ISO 9000 and BS7799 standards. A public company, Infotech has equity participation by Tele Atlas and United Technologies Corporation.

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Manager - Corporate Communication
Infotech Enterprises Limited
Tel: +91 40 23112501 / 9849373821
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