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Deutsche Telekom opens service centre

THE GERMAN telecommunications company, Deutsche Telekom, will open a service centre in Bratislava that is expected to employ around 500 people by 2015. Deutsche Telekom Shared Services (DTSS), a limited liability company, will provide financial and accounting services to affiliates of Deutsche Telekom and T-Systems in Europe, the SITA newswire reported.

THE GERMAN telecommunications company, Deutsche Telekom, will open a service centre in Bratislava that is expected to employ around 500 people by 2015. Deutsche Telekom Shared Services (DTSS), a limited liability company, will provide financial and accounting services to affiliates of Deutsche Telekom and T-Systems in Europe, the SITA newswire reported.

The German telecoms giant owns Slovak Telekom and T-Systems in Slovakia.

“The planned expansion of Deutsche Telekom Shared Services reflects our trust in our activities in Bratislava,” DTSS General Director Stefan Hofbauer said, as quoted by SITA. “In the coming years, we will take over responsibility for several accounting tasks of the group in Europe.”

DTSS presently employs 100 people and provides services to 14 international firms and nine affiliated German companies.

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