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CMS bags Rs. 300 crore/ $66 million order from BSNL

Mumbai, India – February 15, 2011

To centralize BSNL’s billing system across three locations for seven years

India, Mumbai, Feb 15, 2011: CMS Info Systems, one of India’s foremost diversified IT and outsourcing services provider today announced an order bagged from BSNL for Rs. 300 crore/ $66 million to centralize its billing efforts. According to the agreement, CMS Info Systems will implement a centralized billing system for BSNL across three locations, namely north east, east and south for a period of seven years. This involves CMS Info Systems deploying several industrial scale, full color inkjet printers capable of printing upto 1100 pages per minute, at the BSNL sites in the said regions and managing the operations to add scale and efficiency to BSNL’s current printing model.

Commenting on the win, Sudev Muthya, President – IT Business, CMS Info Systems said, “Currently CMS Info Systems has 20 centers across India which offer services to most of our BFSI clientele and prints a billion documents a year. With the BSNL order, we now expect to double our print output which is a huge achievement for us. This project will revolutionise the printing ecosystem in India, as it is the first time a utility bill is being printed using a full color variable data system.”

Through this partnership, one of CMS Info Systems’ aims is to enable BSNL target clients with the appropriate marketing scheme and add to its revenue making this a first of its kind initiative being rolled out in hard copy format.

Muthya added, “We are in the process of deploying advanced and intelligent techniques which can map user profiles against the appropriate marketing scheme and hence offer BSNL the flexibility of offering dynamic marketing opportunities to advertisers thereby increasing its revenue from marketers.”

Last April, CMS Info Systems bagged an order from Department of Post to offer Print-to-Post solutions across 4-zones for a period of five years wherein CMS Info Systems is providing complete printing and mailing services, to a cross section of Govt. and quasi Govt. and corporate clientele looking for outsourcing their printing, post printing and dispatch solutions. CMS Info Systems is also using this model for the creation, print and dispatch of UID cards and has already built up capacity to produce 500k UID letters in 24 hours.

About CMS Info Systems

CMS Info Systems was formed with transfer of business from CMS Computers in 2008.The Blackstone group, one of the largest PE firms has invested in CMS Info Systems whose offerings span application services, systems integration, IT infrastructure management including Print serives, IT training businesses. It has market leadership in outsourced cash logistics, transaction printing, card personalization and self service solutions businesses. The company offers a wide bouquet of services across the value chain, focusing on Retail Banks, Insurance, Telecom, Retail, PSU and Government segments and serves over 700 large customers in India. The customer base is supported by 21,000+ CMS team members, spread across 116 locations in India.