Netaş unit makes best bid for Fatih project
Turkey’s Netaş says its unit Probil Bilgi has made the highest bid in a tender for a second phase local area network in the Fatih Project for schools. AA PhotoTurkey’s Netaş Telekom said on Jan. 26 that its Probil Bilgi unit made the highest bid of 249.9 million Turkish Liras ($106 million) in a tender for a second phase local area network in the Fatih Project, which integrates technology in the education system.
The company said the official results of the tender and the details of the contract would be announced separately in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).
The Turkish government plans to replace traditional blackboards and textbooks in schools with electronic boards and tablet devices as part of the Fatih Project to merge education with innovative information technologies.
With a ceremony in February 2014, officials began the delivery of electronic tablets to 575,000 ninth grade students and 100,000 teachers. In the first stage of the project, 100,000 tablets were delivered to students in 81 provinces of Turkey.