The past year staged many developments in technology, media and
telecommunications (TMT) in Turkey. Long-awaited personal data
protection law was enacted and new regulations were adopted for the
rapidly growing e-commerce market. In addition to those
developments, a significant progress has been achieved through a
transition to a new generation mobile communication technology,
named as 4.5G. This transition has not only accelerated the data
transmission speed but also increased the consolidation in the
telecommunications market. In addition to these developments,
positive signals have emerged in digital TV broadcasting market and
in electronic payments sector.
However, in two central areas - which have potential impacts on
the development of competition in telecommunications – only a
partial progress has been achieved. While new regulatory tools for
the prevention of margin-squeeze have gained functionality, no
significant move has been witnessed in mobile virtual network
We are delighted to share the report we—the Regulation
Department of Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney
Partnership—drafted, summarizing the developments in TMT in
Turkey. We hope you enjoy reading our report titled as "TMT
Insights 2015 – The 10 Most Significant Developments in
Turkey," and find it useful for your business.
Download the latest copy of "TMT Insights 2015 – The
10 Most Significant Developments in Turkey" here.
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