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QBE signs on for multimillion dollar deal with Optus
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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Optus Business and QBE Australia have just announced a multimillion dollar ICT services agreement. It will see Optus deliver voice, mobile and data network services for QBE for the next three years.

John Paitaridis is the managing director of Optus Business, he's looking forward to the match-up.

“We're delighted with the new three year partnership between QBE Australia and Optus, and look forward to supporting QBE with a range of ICT services to support their business growth, speed to market and superior customer service,” says Paitaridis.

The new contract also supports voice and data services. More than 4000 QBE end users will be connected across 42 locations throughout Australia using the Optus network.

“Optus has a strong track record of providing great value and high quality ICT and mobile services to enterprise and government organisations in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region,” adds Paitaridis.

“The new 3 year contract with QBE is testament to the depth of our experience and capability. Our goal is to work closely with our enterprise customers to create shared value and market advantage.

Tony Forward, chief information officer for QBE Australia, says the company is committed to a continued focus on innovation in the insurance services market in Australia.

“The strategic partnership with Optus will support QBE's strategy to offer more personalised and compelling customer experiences."

In May, the telecommunications company launched Retail Assist for Australian retailers and also partnered with Macquarie University to establish a multi-disciplinary Cyber Security Hub.