In order to deliver mobile, broadband, fixed voice and TV services through a single channel, the brands Avea, Türk Telekom and TTNET were unified under a single "Türk Telekom" brand.
Taking the first step towards its vision of supporting domestic production in LTE technologies, Türk Telekom became the first operator to place an order for ULAK, the LTE national base station project, developed by Aselsan, Netaş and Türk Telekom's R&D subsidiary Argela, with the support of the Undersecretariat of the Defense Industry.
Türk Telekom was named "Turkey's most valuable telecommunication brand" in 2016 on the "Telecoms 500" list of the world's 500 most valuable telecommunication brands, published annually by Brand Finance.
At the GSM Association Mobile Congress held in Barcelona on February 22-25, cooperation between Türk Telekom and Korea Telecom was announced.
Nokia and Türk Telekom agreed to cooperate to produce "baseband" equipment that emits signals, considered the brain of a base station. Türk Telekom became the first operator to integrate ULAK Turkey's first national LTE base station into its network.
Prior to the transition to LTE on April 1, Türk Telekom's senior management launched GIGA LTE.
Türk Telekom once again made its mark on the Bilişim 500 awards. Türk Telekom ranked first among 500 companies in terms of sales revenue, and also came first at the 17th edition of the Bilişim 500 Survey's "Communication Technologies" ranking. Türk Telekom also garnered the "Telecoms Company Main Category Winner of the Year" and "Internet Services Category Winner of the Year" awards.
Türk Telekom, Turkey's leading communication and entertainment Technology Company introduced its new youth brand Selfy.
Türk Telekom's Board of Directors appointed Paul Doany, a well-known figure in the sector, as CEO as of September 26, 2016.
Türk Telekom became the first Turkish operator to test Narrowband IoT technology on its own network, in collaboration with Nokia.
On December 12, 2016, organizational changes made in order to increase efficiency and effectiveness under the integrated Türk Telekom structure were announced.
Türk Telekom International joined the Sea- Me-We-5 consortium as a full member in 2015, and the cable system started to give service at the end of 2016, linking 17 countries in Asia to Europe over a distance of 20,000 kilometers.