Türk Telekom International Triumphs at Global Carrier Awards

Türk Telekom International has been named best Central and Eastern European Wholesale Carrier and won the trophy for the Best Middle Eastern Project at the Global Carrier awards 2014.

Türk Telekom International (Türk Telekom International) – the leading telecommunication operator in the CEE region, Turkey, Caucasus and Middle East was awarded with The Best Central & Eastern European Wholesale Carrier and Best Middle Eastern Project award last night at the Global Carrier awards in Amsterdam, the most important event dedicated to the international wholesale telecommunication industry, which took place on 4th of November 2014.



The Best Central & Eastern European Wholesale Carrier award was granted based on the innovative and visionary development strategy Türk Telekom International applied in 2014 and for its outstanding performance throughout the Central & East European wholesale telecoms marketplace.

The Best Middle Eastern Project award was given to Türk Telekom International based on being the spearhead of the exceptionally unique AMEER (Alternative Middle East & European Route) project, an alternative terrestrial route for traffic between Europe and the Middle East by avoiding the Suez Canal.

“We are very honored to receive the Best Central & Eastern European Wholesale Carrier award two years in a row and see our efforts acknowledged by the international wholesale telecommunication industry. This award is a testament of the strength of our brand and our dedication to excellence in service. We are committed to make Turkey as the center of data and voice exchange and invest heavily in new markets to extend our neighbors reach to Western Europe and the whole world.” – commented Cengiz Öztelcan, CEO of Türk Telekom International.


He also added that “Winning the Best Middle Eastern Project award shows that the special values of the AMEER route are recognized. We will continue to bridge the continents for the decades to come.”

The judges noted that Türk Telekom International’s developed a unique voice and image for the company and prides itself on its “out of the box” thinking. As one of Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Middle East’s biggest players, Türk Telekom International’s achievement winning two awards backs a number of successes for the company this year.

Picking winners from a record of over 160 entrants was facilitated by a structured scoring regime designed to ensure maximum possible objectivity. The new marking system allows a very distinct evaluation of the carrier initiatives and ensures that all relevant aspects are taken into account.

The Global Carrier Awards have become the biggest and most prestigious awards event of the wholesale telecoms calendar.


About Türk Telekom International
Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice business functions. Türk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Türk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Türk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide Türk Telekom International is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.

For more information about Türk Telekom International, please contact Edina Rozsahegyi (Head of Marketing Communications):
Mobile: +36 20 983 4425



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