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BBC unveils its IT shortlist for £2bn contract

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Mar2004, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) has announced the shortlist of bidders selected for the next round in the procurement process for its ten-year, £ 2 billion new technology services contract and the sale of its information technology subsidiary, BBC Technology. A spokesperson for the corporation says that training will be integral to installing the new technology. Among those shortlisted are Computer Sciences Corporation, Fujitsu, EDS, Capita, Accenture, Logica, Hewlett-Packard and IBM. The contract is expected to begin in September.
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