Turkey Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2313598
  • November 2012
  • Region: Turkey
  • 94 pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Türk Telekom
  • Turkcell
  • Vodafone Turkey
  • MORE

BMI View:

Turkey’s telecommunications markets contains significant growth potential, with a low penetration rates and high growth in both the mobile and broadband markets. Although the market continues to be held back by high taxation, the wireless data market in particular is a regional outperformer and, with ongoing operator investment, we believe it will remain among the most dynamic in the region. However, there is still risk of a macroeconomic slowdown with Turkey exposed to external risk factors, which would have a negative impact on the sector’s developmental trajectory.

Key Data:

The mobile broadband market has maintained its position as one of the fastest growing in Europe
– with net additions of 280,071 in the 12 months to Q212.

However, fixed broadband subscriptions declined q-o-q to Q212, with a net loss of 10,000 subscriptions. BMI believes competition from mobile broadband services explains this performance.

The fixed-line sector experienced weaker-than-expected growth in Q212, according to data from ICTA, with a y-o-y decline of 8.1%.

Key Trends And Developments:

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  • Türk Telekom
  • Turkcell
  • Vodafone Turkey
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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 6

Turkey Mobile SWOT 6

Turkey Fixed-Line And Broadband SWOT 7

Turkey Political SWOT 8

Turkey Economic SWOT 9

Turkey Business Environment SWOT 9

Risk/Reward Ratings 10

Central And Eastern Europe 10
Table: Central And Eastern Europe Risk/Reward Ratings, Q113 13

Turkey 14

Industry Forecast Scenario 16

Mobile 16
Table: Telecoms Sector – Mobile – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 16

Table: Telecoms Sector – Mobile ARPU (TRY) – Historical Data & Forecasts 17

Fixed Line 19
Table: Telecoms Sector – Fixed Line – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2008-2016 19

Internet 20
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2009-2016 20

Market Overview 22

Mobile 22

Regional Perspective 22
Table: Turkey Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 23

Key Developments 23

Mobile Growth 24

Market Share 25
Table: Turkish Mobile Market, Q212 26

Subscriber Mix 27

Usage (MOU/ARPU) 28

Networks 30

Mobile Content/Value Added Services 31

Value-Added Services Timeline 35
Table: Selected VAS Services 35

Mobile Operator Data 36
Table: Market Overview 36
Table: Turkcell 36
Table: Vodafone 37
Table: Avea 38

Mobile Content 39

Central And Eastern Europe 39

Fixed Line 42

Fixed-Line ARPUs 44

Fixed Network Investment 45

Broadband 46
Table: Broadband Market by Technology, Subscriptions (‘000), Q210-Q212 47

Fixed Broadband 48
Table: TTNet Competitors – Alternative ISPs 51


Network Development 53

Pay-TV 55

Industry Trends And Developments 56

Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments 58
Table: Turkey: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 58

Competition 59

Licensing 60

Regulatory Developments 61

Competitive Landscape 64

Key Players 64
Table: Key Players – Turkey Telecoms Sector 64

Company Monitor 65

Revenue By Business Segment (HRK '000) 65
Table: Revenue By Geography (HRKmn) 66
Table: Key Contracts, 2011-2012 69

Company Profiles 70

Türk Telekom 70

Turkcell 75

Vodafone Turkey 79

Demographic Forecast – Demographic Outlook 2012 83
Table: Turkey's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 84
Table: Turkey's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of population) 85
Table: Turkey's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 86
Table: Turkey's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 86

Glossary Of Terms 87
Table: Glossary Of Terms 87

BMI Methodology 89

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 89
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 89

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 90

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 90

Ratings System 91

Indicators 91
Table: Ratings Indicators 92

Weighting 93
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 93

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