Cyient and Downer sign agreement for Australia Wideband design project
Partnership to complement Cyient’s plan/design, deploy, operate and field engineering services
Melbourne, Australia, October 27, 2016 – Downer, an engineering and infrastructure management services, and Cyient, a global leader in communications engineering and service management assurance services and solutions, have signed a wideband design services project agreement. Cyient will provide a broad range of design engineering services in Australia using existing data in generating accurate estimates and complete wideband design activities. The project is to go live during November 2016. The wideband project in Australia will provide exclusive fibre networks for Communication Service Provider business customers. Wideband networks have a higher speed than Narrowband, and are used to define services at the 2 megabyte level and above. The partnership with Downer aligns strongly with Cyient’s end-to-end solution portfolio, providing customers a one stop shop for plan/design, deploy, operate and field engineering services. The project also builds on the existing relationship between the two companies, including FTTx plan and design, AsBuilts, and Database of Records.
“This contract with Downer further expands Cyient’s design engineering footprint across Australia. We have been providing design services for over 10 years in Australia for leading Communication Service Providers, and this partnership with Downer confirms Cyient’s position as a leader in communication design engineering services”, said Sanjay Krishnaa, Senior Vice President, Communications and President Asia Pacific, Cyient.
“Downer is thrilled to be partnering with Cyient to provide wideband design services in Australia. This collaboration between our two organisations presents an exciting opportunity to provide quality wideband services to our clients”, said Luke Rowlands, General Manager, Network Construction & Maintenance, Downer.
About Cyient Limited
Cyient is a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, data analytics, networks and operational solutions. We collaborate with our clients to achieve more and shape a better tomorrow. With decades of experience, Cyient is well positioned to solve problems. Our solutions include product development and life-cycle support, process and network engineering, and data transformation and analytics. We provide expertise in the aerospace, consumer, energy, medical, oil and gas, mining, heavy equipment, semiconductor, rail transportation, telecom and utilities industries.
Strong capabilities combined with a global network of more than 13,800 associates across 38 global locations enable us to deliver measurable and substantial benefits to major organizations worldwide.
About Downer Group
Downer is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including: Transport Services; Technology and Communications Services; Utilities Services; Engineering, Construction and Maintenance (EC&M); Mining; and Rail. Downer offers end to end information and communication technology solutions to customers in Australia and New Zealand, comprising feasibility, design, civil construction, network construction, commissioning, testing, operations and maintenance across fibre, copper and radio networks.