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Ericsson to source, integrate, host and manage content and applications for Telefónica Movil in Chile

Ericsson has signed a managed services contract with Telefónica Móvil Chile. The contracts include integration, implementation and hosting of Telefónica Móvil's mobile portal, and sourcing and distribution of content. Ericsson is responsible for round-the-clock operation and maintenance of the hosted solution.

Press release  |  Jun 15, 2004 06:34 (GMT +00:00)

"These agreements makes it possible for Telefónica Móvil to offer attractive content, applications and games to our mobile customers in a fast, cost-efficient and easy way, which is key to our success when launching richer consumer services," says Gustavo Marambio, Director of Technology and Services of Telefónica Móvil Chile.

Through the content and applications partners of Ericsson Mobility World, Telefónica Móvil will gain access to a wide range of competitive local and global content, such as java games, polyphonic ring tones and animations.
"We are pleased to confirm our position in the global mobile content industry as well as in Latin America," said Johan Wibergh, Vice President of Sales, Global Services at Ericsson. "We see an increasing move taken by operators toward managed services, as a means for cost efficient and fast implementation of new services to their customers."