TDC, Verizon Business Team Up to Serve Nordic-Based Multinationals

Verizon Business, a leader in providing global communications and IT solutions, and TDC, a leading telecommunications company in Denmark and the Nordics, announced on Tuesday (Sept. 21) an agreement under which the companies will provide joint service and support to multinational companies based or operating in the Nordic market.

The preferred partnership calls for TDC to deliver in-country network and information and communications technology services and for Verizon to provide global communication services.  Employees from both organizations will team up to most effectively meet individual customers' needs for integrated IP and IT solutions and will offer customers a single point of contact to fulfill both their local and global requirements.

Verizon Business is recognized as an expert in the delivery of global Internet-protocol -based enterprise communications, security and information technology solutions. TDC is an acknowledged leader in the delivery of enterprise communication services within the Nordic region and offers extensive local and regional reach, close working  relationships and customer knowledge. Customers that are served by both companies will benefit from an enhanced customer experience, with a streamlined service - including integrated networks, convergent services, seamless processes and comprehensive customer services - offered around the globe.

Blair Crump, Verizon Business president, worldwide sales, said: "The Nordic markets encompass a high proportion of well-known global brands, many of which are reliant on communications technologies to support their regional and global business success. To ensure operational integrity both across the region and with dispersed global sites, these corporations have exceptionally high expectations of both their in-country and global communications infrastructure.

"This alliance is all about helping our joint customers ensure operational integrity both locally, and with dispersed global sites, to more effectively serve their own customers. We will be able to combine each company's operational strengths to better serve customers' needs."

Martin Lippert, TDC Business' managing director, said: "This partnership demonstrates that TDC is the preferred Nordics partner for global business communications companies. I am thrilled that TDC customers will in the future benefit from Verizon's exciting and innovative solutions. There is a high degree of synergy between TDC and Verizon's IP-enabled solutions, and I look forward to being able to deliver these on a global scale."

About TDC
TDC is the leading provider of communications solutions in Denmark and a strong player in the Nordic business market. It has developed from a traditional provider of landline and mobile services into a provider of modern communications solutions. In all key markets in Denmark, it is the clear front-runner, and it is the company's goal to be the most efficient telecom operator in the Nordic region, providing the best coherent services on all terminals and networks, anytime, anywhere.

About Verizon Business
Verizon Business, a unit of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), is a global leader in communications and IT solutions. We combine professional expertise with one of the world's most connected IP networks to deliver award-winning communications, IT, information security and network solutions. We securely connect today's extended enterprises of widespread and mobile customers, partners, suppliers and employees - enabling them to increase productivity and efficiency and help preserve the environment. Many of the world's largest businesses and governments - including 96 percent of the Fortune 1000 and thousands of government agencies and educational institutions - rely on our professional and managed services and network technologies to accelerate their business. Find out more at www.verizonbusiness.com.