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Tryg Picks Telenor for Contact Center Solution and Telephony Platform

December 09, 2013

Tryg, a general insurance company in the Nordic region, employing around 4000 people and with activities in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, has recently picked Telenor (News - Alert) as its supplier for a new contact center solution and telephony platform. Telenor Norway’s subsidiary Datametrix is in charge of the implementation and operation.

Tryg officials said that they decided to replace their current contact center along with the previous telephony solution to handle the company’s growing number of calls and customers.

“The new telephony solution from Telenor will reduce Tryg’s costs and other challenges. The solution accommodates all modern forms of communications so that we can provide our customers a modern customer experience,” says Niels Vorum-Petersen, Director for Shared Systems at Tryg.

The contact center solution and telephony platform, which is based on Cisco (News - Alert)'s hardware and software, will now be used by Tryg's operations in Denmark and Norway. The new contract which Telenor has won is worth around NOK 80 million spread across a period of five years.

“We are humble in the face of this task, which is a good example of how business-critical a communications solution can be. In Datamatrix, Telenor possesses one of Europe’s most skilled environments within contact centers and hosted telephony solutions, and we look forward to working closely with Tryg to establish a customer service solution for the future,” says Marina Lønning, Business Market Manager at Telenor Norway.

Telenor is a provider of mobile and fixed services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark as well as having a strong position in the rapidly growing Scandinavian broadband market. Telenor Group’s core business in the region includes Telenor Broadcast, which is among the leading providers of television and satellite broadcasting services in the region and operates the national terrestrial broadcast.

The company currently has mobile operations in 12 markets, as well as an interest of 33 percent in VimpelCom Ltd., operating in 17 markets.




Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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