W ith approximately 35.2 million subscribers, as of June September 30, 2012, Turkcell is not only the leading operator in Turkey, but also the third largest GSM operator in Europe in terms of subscriber number.
Turkcell has developed a premier mobile brand in Turkey by providing high quality mobile voice and data services and differentiating itself from the competition based on the quality of service. As part of its focus on providing existing customers with superior quality service and attracting new customers to the network, Turkcell has introduced a wide range of mobile services tailored to the needs of varioustarget groups.
Turkcell also has investments abroad. Its participations in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Moldova through Fintur, have reached a subscriber number of 20.4 million as of September 30, 2012, while its participation in Northern Cyprus has almost hit the 400 thousand subscribers. Astelit, a company in Ukraine in which Turkcell holds the majority stake, began operations in February 2005 under the brandlife:). Turkcell also holds majority stake in BeST, which operates in Belarus under the brand life:). In the first quarter of 2011, Turkcell expanded its operations into nine countries by initiating MVNO services in Germany through the wholesale traffic purchase agreement signed in 2010. Turkcell, with itswide coverage area and diverse range of services abroad is able to provide its subscribers with mobile communication services both in Turkey and around the world.
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