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 a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. www.bechtel.com

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