Six Turkish technology companies made a joint proposal to make tablet computers for use in the country’s schools, Sabah newspaper reported, citing Industry Minister Nihat Ergun.
A group made up of Arcelik AS (ARCLK), Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, Netas Telekomunikasyon AS, Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi & Ticaret AS, Casper, and Exper AS put forward the offer to the government, the Istanbul-based newspaper said. Turkey wants to help develop local high-technology industry by distributing tablet computers to 15 million students, it said.
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