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Turkcell Breaks New Ground In Turkey With Its 4G Speed Of 900 Mbps

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What is LTE Advanced?

LTE Advanced is a technology that can use, or combine, different frequency band carriers to reach high speeds. For instance, when the combined carrier of 100 MHz band is used, it can reach theoretical speeds in the range of 750Mbps-3Gbps on "download"

Advantages of LTE Advanced

  • Faster data sharing at applications such as mobile health, mobile education, etc.
  • With high data speeds a more enjoyable game experience through low delay time
  • Differentiation in downloading and watching video
  • Better quality in communication through higher capacity

4G Theoretical Timings:

                                 4G Download Speeds

                         100 Mbps  150 Mbps  300 Mbps   900 Mbps

    (2GB)                160 sec.  107 sec.   54 sec.   18 sec.
    20 min. Video

    (150 MB)              12 sec.   8 sec.    4 sec.    1.3 sec.

    (50 MB)               4 sec.   2.7 sec.  1.3 sec.   0.4 sec.

    (10 MB)              0.8 sec.  0.5 sec.  0.3 sec.   0.1 sec.

                                 4G Upload Speeds

                         50 Mbps                 75 Mbps

    Film                 320 sec.                214 sec.

    20 min. Video         24 sec.                 16 sec.
    (150 MB)

    Presentation           8 sec.                5.4 sec.
    (50 MB)

    Photo                1.6 sec.                  1 sec.
    (10 MB)


Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in  Turkey ,  with 34.9 million subscribers as of March 31 ,  2013. 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 March 31 ,  2013. It was one of the first among 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. 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 February 28 ,  2013 ,  Turkcell ' s population coverage is at 99.19% in 2G and 84.26% in 3G.  Turkcell reported a TRY2.7 billion ( US$1.5 billion) revenue with total assets of TRY18.9 billion ( US$10.4 billion) as of March 31 ,  2013. 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

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