Business Segment: Wholesale and Data Capacity Provider
Türk Telekom Share: 100%
Web Site: www.turktelekomint.com
Türk Telekom International, an international member of the Türk Telekom Group, conducts its activities and operations in the fields of international data, fibre infrastructure, international wholesale voice communication and mobile roaming through its subsidiaries located in 17 countries.
With its fibre optic network extending to more than 45 thousand km, mainly located in the Central and Eastern European countries, Türk Telekom International contributes in Turkey’s becoming a communication bridge between the European and Asian continents.
Türk Telekom International serves its customers in a wide geographical area with its rich product portfolio
Türk Telekom International, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, serves its customers in a wide geographical region which includes Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central and Southern Asia, Latin America and Far East as well as Turkey.
Among Türk Telekom International’s major customers, there are fixed and mobile telecommunication operators, international alternative infrastructure operators, domestic and international internet service providers and corporations.
The Company provides services such as full range of internet and data communication services, IP transit services, direct and full access to Türk Telekom IP network, network planning and implementation, fibre optic infrastructure and access, international voice services at a wholesale level, international mobile roaming and mobile services, service product and market development, Global MTN, SD-WAN for corporate customers and allocated access specific to cloud service providers.
The communication bridge that connects Asia and Europe with its operations in the field of international data
With its fibre optic network extending over 45 thousand km, mainly located in Central and Eastern European countries, Türk Telekom International plays an important role in placing Turkey and Türk Telekom as a communication bridge and data junction between the European and Asian continents.
Türk Telekom International provides internet and IP services to many operators and companies with more than 110 points of presence (PoPs) in 22 countries.
Apart from the communication services and products that it offers to the companies and operators abroad, Türk Telekom International also provides international data and internet access for Türk Telekom with a capacity of 10.1 terabits/second.
The Company continued to strengthen its global position in 2020 with the support of Türk Telekom brand, which has a high level of recognition not only in its own geographical region, but also in the global arena.
An important regional player in the field of international wholesale voice and mobile roaming
Türk Telekom International, which is an important regional player in international data services as well as international wholesale voice transport and international mobile roaming, is constantly increasing its activity in emerging markets such as Africa, the Far East and Latin America.
The Company has more than 200 partnerships with the world’s most important telecommunications operators in international wholesale voice transport. In this context, billions of minutes of transit traffic are carried annually from Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Africa, Latin America and the Far East.
Türk Telekom International also has mutual agreements with more than 800 mobile operators in over 200 countries in the field of international mobile roaming. The Company, which has mutual international mobile roaming agreements with more than 320 operators within the scope of the LTE technology, ceaselessly continues its work on 5G mobile roaming.
Türk Telekom International connects continents with its submarine fibre optic cable systems
Türk Telekom International is a full member of the SEA-ME-WE-5 consortium, which consists of 19 operators that are leaders in their fields. The SEA-ME-WE-5 is the fifth-generation international submarine fibre optic cable system project within the SEA-ME-WE System connecting Southeast Asia to Western Europe.
The Company also actively uses the cable systems of MEDTÜRK connecting Turkey, Middle East and Europe, and KAFOS (Black Sea Fibre Optic System) opening from Black Sea to Europe. This way, Türk Telekom International preserves Turkey’s strong position as a communication bridge and data junction between East and West.
Türk Telekom International attains higher speeds and capacities with its New Backbone Project
Türk Telekom International started to offer services with high speed and quality to its customers by strengthening its infrastructure with the New Backbone Project that it completed in the last quarter of 2020.
The New Backbone establishes a connection to Sofia, Budapest, Vienna with the fibre networks, each of which extending to more than 3,000 km from two different protected routes in Europe, with Edirne and Frankfurt being the endpoints. Providing access to high capacities, the New Backbone enables the delivery of value-added services in the field of data.
Türk Telekom International’s IP products put Istanbul in the forefront as a global attraction centre
The infrastructure and value-added services offered by Türk Telekom International strengthened Istanbul’s position as a centre of attraction by providing access to high speeds and capacities. In this context, Türk Telekom International offers IP service to leading service and content providers based in overseas. The service allows companies with international content to reach Istanbul with Türk Telekom International’s infrastructure, and host their servers at Türk Telekom International’s Istanbul Data Centre.
In 2020, the world’s major cloud and content providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, Limelight, Cloudflare started their operations in Istanbul.
On the other hand, with the IP Transit service offered from the points bordering the neighbouring countries, Türk Telekom International offers the opportunity to connect to the OTT traffic, which is widespread throughout the country, very quickly and safely.