January 29, 2015: STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today savoured its recognition for Outstanding Delivery Performance by Vodafone, a leading international total communications group that provides voice, data, and fixed communication services to 438 million mobile and 11 million fixed broadband customers.
“ST has demonstrated outstanding commitment and performance to Vodafone’s SIM card and M2M success through exceptional supply-chain management and customer service,” said Florian Lissmann, group terminals commercial director, Vodafone Group. “It means a lot to us to have ST as such a strong partner that recognizes its need to constantly work to earn Vodafone’s appreciation and business.”
ST provides secure microcontroller products for advanced SIM (Subscriber Identity Module and M2M (Machine-to-Machine) modules to Vodafone and its partner companies across multiple geographies.
“Vodafone uses a rigorous multi-tiered process to qualify, optimize, evaluate, and audit its suppliers, and its recognition of ST for Outstanding Delivery Performance is a significant achievement,” said Marie-France Florentin, group VP and general manager secure microcontroller division, STMicroelectronics. “We are also proud to have been among the four finalists for Vodafone’s Supplier of the Year award, and have an important goal for the next time.”