PARIS, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, one of the world's leading high quality products groups, has appointed AT&T* as its global supplier for advanced communications services in a five year, multi-million dollar agreement.
-- AT&T will manage the connection of more than 3500 LVMH sites in more than 100 countries across six continents, as more divisions of the LVMH group are connected, including key production facilities, corporate locations and retail outlets for LVMH brands such as Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Fendi and Dior. -- Agreement will see an expansion of 30 percent in the number of LVMH locations connected by AT&T around the world. -- The deal builds on an existing six year relationship between AT&T and LVMH. -- AT&T will offer LVMH group companies a full range of advanced IP based communications services ranging from managed wide area networking services through to LAN management and Internet access.
LVMH is seeing increasing demand from high growth markets, in regions such as Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, and wanted a global network supplier that is able to provide a consistent, high quality and flexible service around the world. AT&T's network is available to countries representing 99 percent of the world economy and is able to provide a full portfolio of services and applications virtually anywhere in the world.
LVMH is dedicated to producing goods and products of the highest quality and AT&T is bringing its expertise in technology to support the excellence of LVMH in design, manufacturing and retail of luxury goods worldwide.
Nicolas Lemoine, the head of AT&T in France commented on the agreement:
"AT&T's approach, through our expertise, technology and operations, complements the excellence and unparalleled product quality and customer experience LVMH delivers globally to its clients through its prestigious brands. AT&T's global reach and wide portfolio of services gives LVMH group companies the choice and quality they need, wherever they operate. This has been a fundamental priority of our relationship during the past six years and is something we will continue to build on."
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