Vodafone Turkey

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Vodafone Turkey
Vodafone Türkiye
IndustryMobile telecommunications
Founded19 May 1994 (Telsim)
24 May 2006 (Vodafone Turkey)
HeadquartersIstanbul, Turkey
Key people
Gökhan Öğüt
Serpil Timuray
ProductsMobile phone services, mobile phone related goods
RevenueGBP 424 million[1]

Vodafone Turkey (Turkish: Vodafone Türkiye) was formed when Telsim, which was founded by the Uzan Group,[2] was incorporated into Vodafone group on 28 December 2005.[3] On 24 May 2006 Telsim brand name was changed into Vodafone Turkey.[4] Incorporated by the Vodafone Group, one of the biggest international mobile communication companies of the world in terms of revenues, Vodafone Turkey is the second biggest mobile communication company of Turkey with 20.6 million users as of 11 November 2014, an increase of 105,000 customers from the fourth quarter of 2011.[1] As the second biggest direct international investment of Turkey, the total investment of Vodafone Turkey, including the acquisitions, since 2006 has exceeded TL 11 billion.

Vodafone Turkey operates in 81 cities of Turkey[5][6] with its approximately more than 3300 employees, more than 1200 stores, 23 thousand points of sale and a stakeholder family of 53 thousand people.[citation needed].

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  1. ^ a b "Vodafone Turkey revenues up 19% in June quarter". Telecompaper. 20 July 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
  2. ^ Feder, Barnaby J. (August 1, 2003). "Motorola Wins $4 Billion in Dispute Over Loans to Turkish Family". New York Times. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
  3. ^ "Vodafone buys Turkish mobile firm". BBC. 13 December 2005. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
  4. ^ Seçen, Turgay (24 May 2006). "Şirin; Telsim, Vodafone'a Teslim Edilmemelidir" (in Turkish). turk.internet. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
  5. ^ TELCOMA. "list of mobile network operators of Turkey | TELCOMA - 5G, 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, IOT, Big Data Training and Certification". www.telcomatraining.com. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  6. ^ "Turkcell and Partners Announce Plans for a Joint Venture Company to Achieve Greater Fixed Broadband Penetration". www.businesswire.com. Retrieved 2017-11-28.

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