Swedish telecom equipment maker, Ericsson, announced yesterday that it had
won a multiyear contract to manage the technology behind AT&T Inc.’s prepaid
wireless services in the United States and Puerto Rico.
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“Under the contract, Ericsson will be responsible for hosting, systems
integration and management of the daytoday operations of the prepaid service
for AT&T,” the company said in a statement.
The contract adds three and a half years to an existing arrangement, under which
Ericsson provides realtime billing services for AT&T’s GoPhone wireless
offering. Financial terms of the new agreement were not released.