Latest Telecoms News about Turkey

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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Motorola Takes Action to Seize Assets in $5.26 Billion Lawsuit

  Motorola has taken a long-running lawsuit against the former owners of a Turkish mobile network to the courts in Hong Kong seeking the seizure of their assets....

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IT Spending in Turkey to Top $11.8 Billion in 2014 as Smartphones and Tablets Spurs Demand

  IDC says that various government initiatives under the ambitious Vision 2023 national plan are combining with the country's large and relatively young population to propel significant growth across all major end-user segments,...

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Turkey's Avea Awards Contract to Optimise its Network

  Turkish mobile network operator, Avea has awarded a contract to P.I.Works as the Managed Optimization Services provider in order to improve its radio access network performance....

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