Following the announcement of 4G tender specifications by the Turkish Ministry of Transportation, Communication and Maritime Affairs, Turkcell (NYSE:TKC) (BIST:TCELL) announced that it was ready to launch 4G in Turkey at the earliest possible time.
ABOUT TURKCELL: Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, with 34.6 million subscribers as of December 31, 2014. Turkcell is a leading regional player with its approximately 71.5 million subscribers in nine countries as of December 31, 2014. It was one of the first among the global operators to have implemented HSPA+. It has announced two new HSPA+ Technologies on its 3G network to meet rising data usage. Having successfully integrated 3C-HSDPA and DC-HSUPA Technologies, it became the first mobile operator in the world to enable peak speed of 63.3 Mbps downlink, while also enabling an 11.5 Mbps uplink on a 3G network. Turkcell Superonline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Turkcell, is the first telecom operator to offer households in Turkey fiber broadband connection at speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps. As of December 2014, Turkcell's population coverage was at 99.81% in 2G and 91.21% in 3G. Turkcell reported TRY12.0 billion (US$5.5 billion) revenue with total assets of TRY23.7 billion (US$10.2 billion) as of December 31, 2014. It has been listed on the NYSE and the BIST since July 2000, and is the only NYSE-listed company in Turkey. Read more at www.turkcell.com.trYou can now follow the most up-to-date Turkcell developments on Twitter: http://twitter.com/TurkcellNews