UPC Hungary has signed a managed services contract with Ericsson for certain field operations and maintenance service.

This is the first such contract signed by Ericsson in Hungary. Valid for five years, it will make the company responsible for certain field and site maintenance activities in UPC’s network and contribute to premium customer experience to its subscribers.

Severina Pascu, CEO of UPC Hungary, said: “We are choosing partners, both local Hungarian companies and also larger multinational partners to always have the best fit in providing superior experience to our customers in the ever changing digital world. Ericsson can bring the expertise that will allow us to further improve how our innovation and services are delivered to our customers.”

Gábor Éry, head of Ericsson Hungary, added: “Ericsson has transition and transformation experience from managed services contracts in more than 100 countries, and we will bring our global processes, methods and tools into this co-operation. We are excited by the challenge of living up to the expectations in this partnership. By offering managed services to UPC, we will further improve UPC’s network quality through the use of our innovative technologies like Analytics, in which we have unique competence at our R&D site in Budapest.”