Unilever extends BT communications contract

Telecommunications company BT has been awarded an extension, worth around €173m (£145m), to its outsourcing contract with Unilever, a supplier of food and personal-care products.

The deal will see BT accelerating technology innovation in services such as unified communications, messaging, supply chain, wireless technology and agile working in more than 100 countries over the next four years.

The scope of the service includes the design, management and operation of a secure, fully integrated end-to-end IT networking infrastructure, delivering data, voice, video and mobility services to around 1,000 sites.