India: Geospatial services provider, Rolta has been awarded with a seven-year contract by UK Power Networks, a major utility company that delivers electricity to London, the South East and the East of England. According to the contract, the multi-million pound deal bounds Rolta to manage and update the company’s spatially-enabled network asset information.
"It's our job to keep the lights on for 8 million customers and in our first five years as a company we have made huge strides in reducing the number and duration of power cuts. Ensuring we have reliable and up-to-date records about our key infrastructure is a key and ongoing part of this work, and we are very pleased to be awarding this contract to Rolta", explained Matt Webb – Head of Asset Information.
He further added, "This new partnership represents an important step forward in improving our GIS data management capabilities whilst achieving best value for money."
"Rolta is strongly placed to serve organizations like UK Power Networks due to the company's deep domain expertise, its innovative geospatial products and IT expertise, and extensive global projects experience," said K. K. Singh, Chairman and CEO of Rolta Group.