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Aricent to hire 1,000 people for new software line in India

April 22, 2010 19:16 IST

Telecom software company Aricent plans to hire 3,000 people globally during the current fiscal out of which it will hire 1,000 people over the next four months in India to develop new products to cater to the increasing demands from customers.

"With recovery in the economy, the company is seeing strong demand from telecom operators to create the next generation of telecom products and services. To meet this, we need to ramp up our product line," assistant Vice-President, Talent Acquisition, Aricent Inderjit Sen said.

Out of the 1,000, almost 300 people would be based in the company's Chennai centre, he said adding they would be doing high-end software solution for telecom clients.

Aricent is owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, and Flextronics Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. Last fiscal, Aricent had hired 3,000 people globally across its several centres.

The company said its customer list of 550 globally include Bharti Airtel, Cisco, Panasonica, Samsung, LG and Telefonica.

Aricent has become a strategic supplier to the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Aricent's products and services span the entire communications ecosystem including user experience design, consulting, research and development, testing and integration for devices and infrastructure, as well as operational and billing systems.

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