01.04.2019

Kcell and KazTechInnovations signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of IoT

 

Kcell and KazTech Innovations signed a memorandum that defines cooperation on potential Internet of Things projects. In particular, the companies intend to implement experimental verification of concepts in areas such as agriculture, technology, geography and tracking, utilities and the environment.

"We have chosen the path where our main goal is solutions for businesses at the junction of telecommunications and IT. Innovations in the field of IoT are a key area in which we plan to achieve synergies with our main shareholder, Kazakhtelecom JSC, as well as interact with other important key partners in the market. We understand that joint efforts will help us to be even more effective in our business. And today we are happy to move to a new level of cooperation with KazTech Innovations, having signed a memorandum of intent to develop joint projects in the direction of the Internet of things. We are confident that this cooperation will benefit both our companies and customers, and most importantly, the country’s economy, «commented Vadim Liu, Director of Business Market Development at Kcell JSC.

KazTech Innovations is an innovative research and production company that specializes in the design and manufacture of high-tech electronic equipment. The plant of this company operates in full-cycle production mode and has its own design office. Its capacity can be used to manufacture IoT devices. According to Tairzhan Balbaev, KazTech Innovations CEO, both companies adhere to the same views on the development of the IoT industry.

«We hope that our joint efforts will lead to the development and implementation of domestic standards for the Internet of things, and will also contribute to the development of directions for the collection and processing of data in the field of environmental safety and agriculture,» said Tairzhan Balbaev.

The memorandum provides for active work on the development of technologically complex IoT projects aimed at their mass use. Together, companies will create an ecosystem of partners and suppliers of IoT solutions with a focus on Kazakhstan content, carry out testing of hypotheses and new technological solutions in order to help Kazakhstan in the digital transformation.