Latest Telecoms News about Turkey

Fitch: Turkish Telecoms Face Increasing Triple-play Competition

  Expanding pay-TV services can help telecoms operators to maintain and grow mobile and broadband market share, but high content costs could erode profitability....

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Telcos Eye New Opportunities as Turkey Gears Up for 4G Rollout

  4G investments in Turkey are expected to start this year via spectrum auctions, and increase incrementally in subsequent years....

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Turkcell and Ericsson collaborate on 5G research and development in Turkey

  Turkcell and Ericsson have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on 5G research and development. ...

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Turkey Delays 4G Spectrum Auction

  The Turkish government has delayed its planned 4G spectrum auction, pushing the date back by another three months....

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Turkey's Isbank Looking to Sell Stake in Avea

  The Turkish bank, Isbank has started negotiations for the sale of its 7.44 percent stake in the local mobile network Avea....

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Turkey IT Spending to Top $11.7Bn in 2015 as Telcos Ramp Up for LTE

  Overall IT spending in Turkey is expected to touch $11.7 billion in 2015, with IDC tipping the consumer, telecommunications, and finance verticals to be the three biggest spenders....

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Cukurova Close to Securing $1.6 Billion Loan to Settle Turkcell Dispute

  The long running saga over control of Turkey's Turkcell has moved a step closer to resolution after a British court approved plans by Cukurova to repay a US$1.6 billion loan to Russia's Altimo....

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Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve 63Mbps Downlink Over 3G Network

  Turkcell, Ericsson and Qualcomm have demonstrated the world's first live 3-Carrier High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (3C-HSDPA) on a commercial network. ...

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Turkey's Cukurova Open to Retake Control of Turkcell

  TeliaSonera has lost an attempt to keep assets belonging to Turkish conglomerate frozen in the latest stage of a long running and complex dispute over the control of the Turkish mobile network, Turkcell....

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Turkey Blocks Twitter

  The social networking service, Twitter has been blocked in Turkey, apparently after the Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan took offense at corruption allegations being published by its users....

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