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Pune: Digital solutions provider Tech Mahindra said it has partnered with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd. (TANESCO) for one of the biggest utility transformations deals. The deal is aimed at enabling digital transformation for TANESCO in order to support future ready applications including Geo-Information System, IT Infra/Network, while improving agility and return on investment through technology-led transformation.

“Our partnership with TANESCO is a huge step in our continued journey towards bringing NexGen Utility solutions and service offerings across Africa and the Middle East…. The deal is aimed at significantly enhancing TANESCO’s digital readiness, and thereby reducing their cost of ownership by automating aspects of their application and infrastructure solutions,” said Ram Ramachandran, SVP and Head, Middle East & Africa, Tech Mahindra.

TANESCO, an integrated power utility company is engaged in the entire value chain of generation, transmission & distribution across Tanzania and is currently transforming itself into a digital enterprise, deploying the full spectrum of technology. Tech Mahindra will implement digital solutions such as SAP S4 Hana, SAP Billing, Esri GIS, Huawei Infrastructure, and new edge solutions such as drones, to increase operational efficiency, improve service quality, and enhance customer experience for the power utility company. As part of the collaboration, Tech Mahindra will focus on delivering greater flexibility across digital IT operations, which includes modernizing core operations and internal applications to drive innovation and accelerate TANESCO’s digital transformation journey.

“Our agreement with Tech Mahindra is another step forward in delivering greater flexibility across digital IT operations. This includes modernizing our core operations, our internal applications to accelerate innovation as we march forward to our vision of becoming a leading regional provider of quality, affordable electricity power,” said Maharage Chande, MD, TANESCO.

Tech Mahindra is an experienced solution provider in the energy and utility business. The company is currently working with utility companies in Ethiopia, Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Angola, South Africa, among others, to help them grow by providing digital technology, business consultancy, infrastructure & enterprise security, platform & network services, among others.