VIP to get Ericsson treatment

21 Mar 2013

Austrian-backed cellco Mobilkom Serbia, which operates under the VIP Mobile brand, has awarded Ericsson a five-year managed services contract. The deal will see the Swedish vendor handle field maintenance services for access equipment and site infrastructure and will see the transfer of 20 of VIP’s field engineers to Ericsson from April 2013. Dejan Kastelic, CTO of the cellco said: ‘We believe this contract will deliver even more effective and integrated handling and management of our networks and service delivery.’