04 April 2013

Tech Mahindra Launches New Branch in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul – 04 April 2013 -Tech Mahindra Limited, a specialist provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry, today announced the launch of its new branch in Istanbul, Turkey. The branch will serve as a hub for Turkey and Central Asia. 

Tech Mahindra aims to bank on the young and cosmopolitan population of Turkey and provide specialized services to its customer from this near shore centre. The country is at a very vantage position because of its geographical position as a hub between Europe and Middle East. Tech Mahindra aims to develop the Turkey as the near-shore centre for projects. It recently won a billing solution implementation contract for a large Telco. 

"Turkey is on a growth trajectory and we at tech Mahindra are very keen to be part of this journey. We look forward to the support from local Government as we grow our footprint in the region. As a part of our journey in Turkey, we aim to recruit local resources and train them to support Tech Mahindra services over the years to come" said Girish Bhat, Vice President Sales, Tech Mahindra. 

M. İlker Aycı, President, ISPAT, said "We welcome Tech Mahindra, a large Indian IT company, in starting its operations in Turkey, through their new offices, Tech Mahindra Turkey. We believe that Tech Mahindra Turkey will grow along with Turkey and the company will be positioned very well competitively thanks to Turkey's skilled workforce." Mr.Ayci also added, “Thanks to Turkey’s young and dynamic population, between 2005 and 2012, the number of GSM subscribers rose 52%, while broadband and 3G subscribers rose 1087% and 512% respectively. The Turkish government targets the ICT sector to be around $160 Billion in size by 2023, from $30 Billion in 2011. Thus, companies focusing on R&D and innovation are more than welcome and assisted immensely in Turkey." 

Tech Mahindra is currently having discussions at various levels to establish partnerships with large organizations and offer world-class ICT solutions. A dedicated Talent Exchange Program for the transfer of skills between India and Turkey will also be initiated in due course of time. 

Tech Mahindra is a leading provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry with a majority stake owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. Tech Mahindra has principal offices in the UK, United States, Germany, UAE, Egypt, Singapore, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Canada and Australia. 

Tech Mahindra is part of the USD 15.9 billion Mahindra Group. The Mahindra Group employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries and operates in key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology and vacation ownership. 

Source: Tech Mahindra