Capio selects TDC Song for Nordic data communication solution
(Stockholm, 27 February 2006) TDC Song has signed a frame agreement with Capio for the supply of data communication to the company’s Nordic health care and diagnostic units. The agreement is to extend for 5 years, at a value of about SEK 30 million, covering the services IP VPN and Internet Access.
Capio is one of Europe’s leading health care companies, with over 100 care and diagnostic units. By means of the agreement with TDC Song, Capio´s operations in the Nordic countries will be tied together in a unified data communication network. This will provide all the connected units with access to Capio´s central IT systems, as well as enable for services such as IP telephony and video conferencing. “TDC Song is supplying a unified network with a guaranteed high service level, which will ensure that our care units will have constant access to central IT systems,” says Lars Andréason, IT Manager for Capio AB. “Regardless of whether it is a matter of electronic storage of patients files or sending x-ray images between different care units for analysis, the network is a vital part of our daily business.” The care and diagnostic units´ are connected to the Capio network at capacities of 2-100 Mbit/s, which also gives them access to Internet. In addition, Capio’s Nordic network is linked to Capio’s European network, so that all the units in the Capio Group can communicate with each other and with Group-wide IT systems. “It gives me great pleasure to see that Capio has entrusted TDC Song to supply their Nordic data network, “ says Mats Lundquist, CEO for TDC Song. “The fact that we meet Capio’s demanding requirements on the service level, show that we are at the leading edge when it comes to business-critical communication solutions, at the same time as they get a cost-effective solution, since we have excellent network coverage in the Nordic countries and can operate over our own network.” For information, contact: TDC Song Tobias Gyhlénius, press service Phone: +46 (0)8 5631 05 27 Mobile: +46 (0)701 81 05 27 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Capio AB Lars Andréason, IT manager Phone: +46 (0)31 732 40 55 E-mail: email@example.com About TDC Song TDC Song, former Song Networks, is a subsidiary to TDC, Denmark’s leading telecommunications company with an annual revenue of approximately DKK 46,6 billion (2005). TDC Song is a Nordic data and telecom operator that offers business critical communications solutions to corporate customers based on its own infrastructure in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. The leading-edge expertise is found within IP VPN and Internet Access. Business customers are connected at competitive prices to the Group’s DSL and fiber network, which offers high capacity and the best coverage in the Nordic region. www.tdcsong.com About Capio Capio Group is one of Europe’s leading healthcare providers, with operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. The Capio Group has annual net revenues of approximately SEK 12,000 M (EUR 1 300 M) with some 14,000 employees. www.capio.com