Formerly known as Thompson Radio, Teltech Namibia; a reputable company in the supply and servicing of an array of industrial and commercial communication products, has over the years, expanded the range of services to aviation, security, asset-tracking, audio and visual and alternative energy, which has necessitated the company’s name change in line with their expansion.
Mr Janko Barkhuizen, the manager says, “Our name change actually started in 2008 due to the expansion of our business into new ventures but we did not force our new name unto our clients as some of our long-standing clients were already used to it. We would like to see ourselves as a solution providing company and in areas where people say things are impossible to do; we take up the challenge to prove otherwise. Of course a lot of times, it comes back to how much you are able or want to spend to come up with a solution to a problem.”
Barkhuizen adds, “Our key clients consist first of all of different Government departments. In addition, we have a wide clientele-base, these various services range from private to public companies, farming and rural communities. We believe that most of our clients continue to transact business with us because we put them first and provide professional services with top quality products.”
As a proudly Namibian-owned company, Teltech strives to offer clients with the best expertise possible.
“Our employees are annually trained in international institutions, local ones and in-house, to offer top services to our clients. What we have learnt over the years is that Namibians often get professionals from other countries (especially South Africa) to assist when projects get a bit too “technical”. A lot of projects are also many a times completely done by foreign companies.
“Teltech wants this mindset to change for two reasons; the first one being that a lot of money leaves our country that could actually be reinvested in our economy. The second reason is that a lot of skills, which could be introduced here, are being lost. Teltech will not deny that we never use foreign professionals on big specialised projects but 90% of the time, we ensure skills are transferred to our employees,” he states.
Commenting on the dynamic changes taking place within the communication industry and innovations being done in the Namibian market to improve the general living standards of people, he says: “A ...
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