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Another First For Turkey From Turkcell: Use Of Turkcell Wallet On Public Transportation

In order for Turkcell customers to make use of Urfakart, they should link it to their mobile phones  Smart phone owners can add Urfakart by downloading the Turkcell Wallet application over the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).  After adding Urfakart to Turkcell Wallet, Turkcell customers can use their debit or credit cards on their Turkcell Wallet to top up cash to their Urfakart. Those who choose not to use bank or credit cards can top up their Urfakart by using Turkcell Mobile Payment. These payments are reflected to their bills or deducted from their balance. Those with NFC featured phones can make contactless payments while travelling. Customers can also check their balances over their mobile phones using the Turkcell Wallet.


Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in  Turkey ,  with 35.1 million subscribers as of December 31 ,  2012. Turkcell is a leading regional player ,  with market leadership in five of the nine countries in which it operates with its approximately 69.2 million subscribers as of December 31 ,  2012. It has become one of the first among the global operators to have implemented HSPA+. It has achieved up to 43.2 Mbps speed using the Dual Carrier technology ,  and is continuously working to provide the latest technology to its customers ,  e.g. 84 Mbps in the near future. Turkcell Superonline ,  a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkcell ,  is the one and only telecom operator to offer households fiber broadband connection at speeds of up to 1 , 000 Mbps in  Turkey . As of December 31 ,  2012 ,  Turkcell population coverage is at 99.17% in 2G and 84.02% in 3G.  Turkcell reported a TRY10.5 billion ( US$5.9 billion) revenue with total assets of TRY18.7 billion ( US$10.5 billion) as of December 31 ,  2012. It has been listed on the NYSE and the ISE since July 2000 ,  and is the only NYSE-listed company in  Turkey . Read more at

For further information please contact Turkcell Nihat Narin                          Division Head of Investor and International         Media Relations                     Tel: +90-212-313-1244                           Email:             Banu Uzgur International Media Relations Manager     Tel: +90-212-313-1506         Email:

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