Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:27

Visionstream secures $350 million Telstra contract Featured

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Visionstream CEO Richard Kelleway Visionstream CEO Richard Kelleway

Telecommunications services provider Visionstream has been awarded a $350 million contract with Telstra to supply maintenance and building services to the big telco’s exchanges and networks.

The five-year Network Integrity and Facilities Management (NIFM) contract will see Visionstream maintain services to more than 40,000 Telstra exchanges and network assets across Australia.

Visionstream has been a supplier to Telstra over 12-years and CEO Richard Kelleway says this latest contract will build on Visionstream's relationship with the telco and is a “continuing endorsement from Telstra”.

“This contract award reinforces the positive contribution Visionstream has made to Telstra’s critical network infrastructure.  We are pleased to continue our valued partnership with Telstra through this new agreement”.

The scope of the works under this latest contract includes maintenance of the exchange network, telepower systems and building services such as Fire and HVAC system maintenance for all of Telstra’s facilities nationwide.

Visionstream is the communications division of infrastructure, utilities and telecommunications services group Ventia, a company formed in 2015 with the integration of Leighton Contractors Services, Thiess Services and Visionstream.

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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