Australian telecom giant TPG Telecom has struck a deal with National Australia Bank (NAB) to provide the latter with its fixed-line and mobile network services. The deal is the telco’s first major deal after TPG’s $15 billion merger with Vodafone Hutchison Australia.
The agreement will see TPG deliver its fixed-line network services across NAB’s Business Banking Centres, corporate offices, and branches. The telecom’s mobile services to NAB’s workforce will be delivered via Vodafone. To those who opt for a company-provided device will also be provided with Google Pixel 4a devices.
NAB’s deal with TPG Telecom
One of Australia’s most trusted telcos, TPG said they will be using redundant NBN services and TPG fibre across the bank’s national footprint while also equipping them with automation capabilities to improve their delivery of services and fast delivery of the network changes.
Meanwhile, Vodafone will be delivering its Enterprise Managed Mobility Solution to at least 80% of NAB’s mobile fleet across their branches and corporate offices in major regional and metro areas.
Steve Day, Executive of Enterprise Technology at NAB said this is a crucial step in their insourcing journey which is all about increasing flexibility and control back into the company. The telco is extremely pleased that they’ll be able to bring their services together with 1 company and make the most of the assets of TPG Telecom including TPG fibre, Vodafone and TPG services through the NBN network.
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Chief Operating Officer of TPG, Craig Levy said the agreement demonstrates the benefits of the TPG-Vodafone merger that gave birth to TPG Telecom. Technology and connectivity are the two integral parts of NAB’s operations and there are massive benefits from having all the support and services in one place, says Levy. He adds the telco combines decades of experience and expertise across fixed-line and mobile technology to deliver market leading solutions and services for their customers.
He further adds that TPG Telecom is immensely proud to partner with the bank and be able to deliver their industry-leading services, The telco believes that the TPG fibre network and Vodafone mobile network, augmented by the NBN Co will successfully fulfill all needs to NAB and provide cost-effective and reliable connectivity.
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