KKTC Telsim

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Vodafone Mobile Operations Ltd.
Industry Mobile telecommunications
Founded August 1995
Headquarters North Nicosia, Northern Cyprus
Products Mobile phone services, mobile phone related goods
Subsidiaries Vodafone
Website www.kktctelsim.com

Based on the “Build - Operate – Transfer” methodology and the Mobile and International Telephone Exchange Gateway Agreement between Rumeli Telekom A.Ş and TRNC Ministry of Transportation and Prosperity, KKTC Telsim was founded in August 1995 and in a near-record time finished its preparations by 23 October 1995 to ultimately start signing subscriptions.

KKTC Telsim, with the objective of providing service in the GSM (Global System for Mobile) sector, became operational in August 1995 and entered the constitution of Vodafone Group with the commercial title “Vodafone Mobile Operations Limited” on 23 August 2006.

A “2G and 3G Licence Agreement” between TRNC Ministry of Transportation and Prosperity and Vodafone Mobile Operations Limited was signed and has been active since 4 July 2008.

KKTC Telsim has approximately 331,317 registered subscribers as of the 3rd quarter of 2016. KKTC Telsim has been continuously increasing its registered subscriber market share every quarter with a market share of 40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016.[1]

KKTC Telsim introduced SuperNet ADSL and Wi-Fi services to consumers in December 2015.

International Standards[edit]

KKTC Telsim became the first ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) certified company in TRNC in November 2015.

In May 2016, KKTC Telsim has also become the first operator to receive ISO 20000 (International Standard for IT Service Management) certificate and the first company to hold both certificates in the country.

In November 2016, KKTC Telsim has achieved another first in the country by receiving ISO 22301 (Societal security - Business Continuity Management Systems Certificate).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "TRNC Information and Communication Technology Authority 2016 Q3 Report" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "KKTC Telsim official bulletin".