Emerson's newly-designed NetSure™ DC power solutions, UPS and thermal management systems part of nationwide deployment in France
PARIS, France [November 18, 2014] – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in maximizing reliability, deployment speed and operational efficiency for communications networks, today announced a multi-year, nationwide contract with Bouygues Telecom, France's leading 4G network provider. Emerson will extend its collaboration, providing equipment—including its latest generation DC power platform, UPS and thermal management —for telecom core and access sites across France.
The expansion of the longstanding relationship between Bouygues Telecom and Emerson Network Power includes the deployment of Emerson's best-in-class NetSure™ DC power platform. Emerson becomes Bouygues Telecom's provider of thermal management solutions and AC and DC power systems for core sites. Emerson also will provide energy systems for Bouygues Telecom's access sites as well as value-added services as part of the new agreement. Initial deployments are underway.
"We are thrilled to extend and expand upon what has been a long, productive friendship with Bouygues Telecom," said Bertrand Mizzi, director of telecom sales for Emerson Network Power's business in France. "This shows Bouygues Telecom's strong belief in the performance of our products, solutions and services. Bouygues Telecom has been and continues to be a tremendous partner who shares our commitment to providing the best possible service to their customers."
"Emerson Network Power meets our every need as a technology and solutions provider," said Richard Metais, head of deployment and operation core network at Bouygues Telecom. "Not only do their products provide the reliability and efficiency we demand on behalf of our customers, but their services capabilities are unmatched in France."
Bouygues Telecom's 4G network covers 44 million people in more than 2,700 cities across France.
For more information on Emerson Network Power's products and solutions for telecommunications, visit www.EmersonNetworkPower.fr/.
About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), maximizes reliability, deployment speed and operational efficiency for communications networks. A trusted industry leader in smart infrastructure technologies, Emerson Network Power provides innovative, rapidly deployable solutions that deliver efficiency and uncompromised reliability regardless of network demands. Our solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Bouygues Telecom - www.bouyguestelecom.fr
As a full-service electronic communications operator (mobile, fixed, TV, Internet and cloud computing), Bouygues Telecom stands out for its innovative products and services and award-winning customer relations serving its 11 million mobile and 2.2 million fixed broadband customers, which include more than 1.6 million professional and corporate clients and 2 million B&YOU mobile clients. After inventing the mobile talk-plan concept in France in 1996, Bouygues Telecom has always been a pioneer in innovation: it introduced the first unlimited call plans with Millennium (1999) and Neo (2006); in 2007, it launched the first fixed-mobile convergence offer for corporate customers; in 2009, it invented the "all-in-one" solution with ideo, the first quadruple play offer in the market; and, as early as July 2011, it invented mobile telephony 2.0 with B&YOU, the first SIM-only Web-Only offer. In June 2012, Bouygues Telecom launched Bbox Sensation, its new range of routers packed with the most innovative technologies on the market that will transform the digital home experience and in November 2013, the Box Internet by B&YOU, a double-play which democratizes the access to Internet. In January 2014, Bouygues Telecom and SFR conclude a strategic agreement to share a part of their mobile access networks: it will enable both operators to provide their respective customers better coverage, better quality of service, and to generate significant savings.
Its mobile network covers 99% of the French population with 2G, 96% with 3G+. Bouygues Telecom is also deploying a nationwide 4G network covering already 70% of the French population, bringing access to 4G to 44 million people in France. Each day, the company's 9, 049 employees develop solutions aligned with changing customer needs. 2,000 customer relations advisers, a distribution network driven by their 2,500 sales advisers - and its websites combine to ensure optimum customer service on a daily basis.
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