Quantum signs partnership with Beltron Green Energy
Memorundum of understanding will see a JV being set up in India
Quantum Global, the OEM brand that makes tablets, smartphones and 2-in-1 notebook PCs, has signed a partnership with India-based Beltron Green Energy Telecom Ltd, the main IT products supplier for the Government of Bihar State in India.
Under the terms of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), Quantum and Beltron Green Energy Telecom Ltd will set-up a joint venture (JV) company to be dubbed Quanum-Beltron.
According to the two companies, the deal will see the new JV supply the Department of Minority Welfare and Information Technology for the Government of Bihar with all its IT products needs.
Quantum said the deal also paves the way for Quantum-Beltron to start supplying mobile devices including tablets, notebooks and smartphones to the Government of Bihar.
Islam Abdul Hamid, deputy CEO, Quantum Global, said the company is delighted to have signed a landmark agreement with Beltron, a development that will open the Quantum brand to the Indian market.
Ramesh Kumar, managing director, Beltron Green Energy Telecom Ltd, said the deal will help the two companies through this JV partnership to supply IT products and services to government departments in Bihar. "We have started in Bihar State initially, but we will be extending this to other states as the brand gains momentum in India. We are delighted at the fact that we will not just be supplying products, but offer post-sales support with in-country facilities," Kumar said.
Kumar explained that through Quantum-Beltron, the company plans to supply tablets, smartphones, notebooks, PCs and servers to the government of Bihar.
Tamer Ismail, vice president, Quantum, added that the Quantum-Beltron partnership not only opens Quantum to one of the fastest growing IT markets in the world, but lays a platform for the company to start manufacturing IT products from India. "We intend to set-up a global service centre, global call centre, a research and development (R&D) facility and a manufacturing plant," Ismail added.
He added: "We are excited at the prospects of working in India, a market that is well-known for producing top IT and software engineers globally. The partnership will help us to further entrench the Quantum-Beltron product offerings in the public and government sector."