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Nielsen increases TCS contract size to $2.5 billion

by FP Staff  Feb 12, 2013 05:00 IST

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(Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings NV (NLSN.N), best known for its TV ratings, increased the size of its contract with India's top software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS.NS), to $2.5 billion from $1 billion.

Nielsen also extended the contract by 3 years to 2020.

The media research company and TCS signed a 10-year contract in 2007 under which the Indian company was to provide IT and business services.

(Reporting By Aditya Kondalamahanty in Bangalore; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)