PTC elects Cengiz Oztelcan, Türk Telekom International CEO

Istanbul, 30th November 2016: The Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) has announced the election of Cengiz Oztelcan, Türk Telekom International (Türk Telekom International) CEO to its Boards of Governors. His 3-year term begins 16th January 2016.

The Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is the leading professional organization promoting the advancement and commercial use of information and communication technologies, services, policies, and knowledge, to benefit its global members and the people of the Pacific Hemisphere. PTC occupies a unique place in the dynamic, rapidly growing world of global communications. To realize its vision, PTC motivates and enables its members to conduct trade in facilities, technologies, and services and to use the power of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve the quality of life in the Asia-Pacific.

“I am honored to be elected to the Board of PTC as I see myself bringing a new perspective and viewpoint from a unique geo-strategic location, the bridge between Europe and Asia. With my international experience and extensive local knowledge I am planning to contribute to PTC’s growth strategy to further expand its noble mission globally”, commented Oztelcan.

Türk Telekom International is the dominant telecommunication operator in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Middle East and Asia providing a full range of Internet and data, infrastructure, data center and voice services and solutions.

About Türk Telekom International

Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice business functions. Türk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Türk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Türk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide Türk Telekom International is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.

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About PTC
PTC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental membership organization, PTC is the leading membership organization for telecommunications and information and communication technology (ICT) professionals with interests in the Asia-Pacific region.

Through its annual conference, committees, community, events, and initiatives, PTC brings together senior industry leaders and provides them with opportunities to build partnerships with one another and share insights on industry trends, business strategies, policy and regulations, best practices, and new communication technologies and services. PTC facilitates the open exchange of ideas and commerce and supports ongoing research, education, and training that foster positive social and economic development.

First organized in 1978, PTC held its first annual conference in 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii. PTC was incorporated as a non-profit, non-governmental organization in the State of Hawaii in 1980.

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