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TesCom and Virgin Mobile in agreement for testing services


Virgin Mobile, the UK's fifth network, today announced TesCom as its preferred supplier for testing consultancy services. The relationship between the companies underlines Virgin Mobile's commitment to providing quality services to its expanding customer base aided by TesCom's specialist services.


Testing specialist, TesCom, is working with Virgin Mobile on a number of initiatives to enhance the growth of Virgin Mobile's business, including performance testing for some of the exciting new developments that Virgin Mobile has planned for 2002.


"TesCom is working with Virgin Mobile to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their testing process through automation. Virgin Mobile has an ongoing programme of new additions to their services and TesCom will be helping ensure the quality of these meets their exacting standards," commented TesCom's Telecom sector director, Barry Varley.


"At Virgin Mobile our customers are the most important part of our business and we realise that the quality of our service to them is all important. Our phenomenal success in attracting new customers simply adds to our enthusiasm to continue to deliver quality systems," said Jon Kandiah, director of technical services at Virgin Mobile. "The work we have done to date with TesCom and the future projects reinforces our commitment to providing high quality services to our customers, with our unique Virgin flair."


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Company Contact

Barry Varley
Director, Telecom Sector
020 7022 6700
barry.varley@tescom-intl.com


PR Contact

Catherine Eyres/Mary Brain
Strategic Relations
01494 434434
catherinee@strategicpr.net


Virgin Mobile

Joanne Baker
Press officer
07941 233300
joanne.baker@virginmobile.com


About TesCom Ltd


TesCom mitigates business risk and reduces time to market by delivering independent, tailored software testing and quality improvement services. TesCom is the largest specialist global provider of testing services with a flexible service offering, based on best practice techniques and an in-depth market understanding of its clients' business sectors. TesCom's goal is to promote and deliver effective testing to make IT-based business services and applications more user-focused, responsive and robust to meet ever-increasing performance demands. To find out more about TesCom, visit http://www.tescom-intl.com .


About Virgin Mobile


Virgin Mobile is now established as the most successful virtual network operator in the world, and is the UK's fifth network. Since its launch in November 1999 it has attracted 1.5 million customers, making it one of the fastest growing mobile phone companies in history. Virgin Mobile is a 50:50 joint venture company between Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group and Deutsche Telekom's One 2 One, and is the UK's first mobile virtual operator. It has scored a number of firsts, including being the first operator to scrap peak rate calls, introduce a daily discounting tariff, the first company in the world to introduce an integrated MP3 mobile phone and the first company to offer all of its customers a content-rich voice portal with the launch of its 4321 service. In the UK, Virgin Mobile phones are available direct on 0845 6000 600; on the web at http://www.virgin.com/mobile; or on the High Street at over 5,000 outlets including Virgin Megastore, Our Price, V.SHOP, Sainsbury, Tesco, WH S!
mith, Co-op, Asda, Somerfield, John Lewis, Littlewoods, Morrisons, Argos, The Link, Dixons and Carphone Warehouse.

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