Türk Telekom, GE ink industrial ‘Internet of things’ pact

Türk Telekom, GE ink industrial ‘Internet of things’ pact

ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Türk Telekom, GE ink industrial ‘Internet of things’ pact

Turkish telecommunications giant Türk Telekom on Oct. 19 signed a deal with General Electric (GE) Digital to explore collaboration in the area of the industrial “Internet of things” (IoT) for the country’s industries.

The “Digital Transformation of Industrial Companies” memorandum of understanding was signed between Türk Telekom and GE Digital, read a statement by the Turkish firm.

Türk Telekom said it will provide services to support industrial companies’ digital maturity level and help them set transformation strategies and roadmaps.

“With GE Digital, we will be able to identify the digitalization level of the companies and provide them with digital solutions that have become part of the business world with the Digital Industrial revolution,” said Türk Telekom CEO Paul Doany.

Doany added that they will provide “significant opportunities” for the companies to help them “be part of and benefit from the 4th Industrial Revolution.”

They intend to cooperate to boost industry’s competitiveness with the industrial IoT, Türk Telekom highlighted.

The company stressed that digital transformation services aim to increase performance and efficiency in companies’ production processes.

“With both sides together, we can work to support the digital transformation of the country’s most important infrastructure, helping to move critical engines for economic development into a digital future,” said Ali Saleh, senior vice president and chief commercial officer for GE Digital Middle East, Africa and Turkey.