Bechtel Awarded Contract with Vodafone Australia

21 June 2004

Bechtel Awarded Contract with Vodafone Australia


Under a consultancy agreement, Bechtel will support Vodafone with project management services including management of cost, schedule, and quality. The Bechtel team will implement and use its management tools to enhance the performance of multiple organizations involved in the deployment. Equally important, Bechtel will also support Vodafone's RF engineering efforts for network planning and optimization.  

Bechtel, ranked as the top telecommunications contractor by Engineering News-Record in 2004, has also been providing Vodafone U.K. with design, procurement, and construction services to upgrade existing cell sites, build new sites, and install equipment to the cellular network infrastructure along 3,000 kilometers of rail lines throughout the UK.  

ABOUT VODAFONE  

Vodafone Group Plc is a leading mobile communications company - 25 per cent of the world's mobile phone users are connected to Vodafone. Vodafone has equity interests in 26 countries, and partner networks in a further 13 countries - leaving an unmatched network footprint. The company provides quality services to 2.5 million Australian customers, 1.6 million New Zealand customers and 114,000 Fijian customers. Vodafone has more than 133.4 million proportionate customers worldwide.   (C) Vodafone Pty Limited 2004: VODAFONE and the Vodafone logos are trade marks of the Vodafone Group. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trade marks of their respective owners.  

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  www.bechtel.com