KPN Awards Accenture a Four-Year Contract to Provide Digital Managed Services

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:30am EST

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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
KPN, a leading telecommunications and IT services provider in The Netherlands,
has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a four-year technology and management
consulting contract to develop, build and maintain a full range of digital
managed services in order to support KPN`s online domain and drive integration
and standardization. Financial terms were not disclosed. 

Anatoly Roytman, who leads the Accenture Interactive digital practice for
Europe, Middle East and Africa, said, "This program delivers application
development and maintenance for all of KPN`s applications for its Internet
domains. It will combine effectively the support of KPN`s online domain
activities which is currently provided by various outside suppliers." 

"We look forward to helping KPN achieve more streamlined and efficient online
domain activities and process standardization," said Marc Dijks, managing
director Technology at Accenture. "By choosing to work with Accenture, KPN will
take advantage of our broad technology expertise, our global delivery
capabilities, and superior online industry knowledge." 

This builds on the long term relationship between Accenture and KPN, expanding
the range of capabilities Accenture is currently providing. Accenture has
existing managed services contracts at KPN for its business support systems,
infrastructure operations, as well as a contract to deliver KPN`s interactive TV
services to multiple devices (TV, tablets and smartphones) based on the
Accenture Video Solution. With this additional contract, Accenture will work
with KPN on further enabling a consistent experience for KPN customers across
digital touchpoints. 

Accenture will provide application development and maintenance services from its
Netherlands location and through its India Delivery Center in Bangalore.
Accenture`s industrialized breadth of global delivery capabilities focus on
outcome, productivity and quality improvement through proven tools, innovations,
automation, reusable assets, shared services and process optimizations. 

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing
company, with 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.
Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all
industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world`s most
successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become
high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues
of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is
www.accenture.com. 

In 2009, Accenture launched Accenture Interactive to help companies develop
world-class digital marketing capabilities and optimize online/offline
investments. Accenture Interactive brings together advanced technology platforms
with consulting, analytics, Web development and digital managed services
capabilities in an integrated model. Learn more about Accenture Interactive.

Accenture
Anja van Beijnum-Breunis, + 31 20 5939 022
anja.van.beijnum@accenture.com
or
Cam Granstra, + 312 693-5992
cameria.l.granstra@accenture.com

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