Downer lands $330m Telstra field services contract – Telco/ISP

Downer EDI has picked up an approximated $330 million field products and services agreement with Telstra for up to five yrs, with performs spanning quite a few states.

The agreement starts off this month and sees Downer perform network asset relocations, wideband business products and services, facilities design and style and development functions and creating upgrades.

Downer will also provide field products and services for the “continuation of the 5G mobile rollout” at Telstra, according to an ASX submitting.

The performs cover NSW, Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

The agreement phrase is for an first 4 12 months phrase with a 1 12 months extension probable.

“Downer has been functioning intently with Telstra for in excess of a ten years and we have earned a status as a significant good quality contractor reliable for our supply excellence,” Downer CEO Grant Fenn said.

“Downer is happy of our involvement in the field optimisation initiative helping Telstra as it simplifies its business.

“We glance forward to continuing our partnership with Telstra and transitioning into the new field products and services agreement.”

Downer also gives field products and services to NBN Co, with its most latest deal there struck final 12 months.