Turkcell set to buy all shares in Ukraine mobile operator

Turkey's leading mobile phone operator, Turkcell, has signed an agreement to acquire a 44.96 percent stake in Euroasia Telecommunications Holding, which owns 100 percent of Astelit LLC, the Ukrainian mobile operator of "life:)".

Turkcell already has a 55 percent stake in the "life:)" brand in Ukraine.

Turks spend $13.3 billion on telecommunications

Turks spent more than 35.5 billion Turkish Liras ($13.3 billion) on telecommunications last year, up from 32.2 billion liras ($12.2 billion) in 2013, according to a report released by the Information and Communications Technologies Authority (BTK) on March 27.

Over 80 percent of the amount spent went on Turkey's top four telecommunication companies, the report stated.

Turkish mobile operator Turkcell to distribute 4 billion lira dividends, shareholder says

TeliaSonera and the other shareholders in Turkcell Holding have agreed to propose to the General Assembly meeting of Turkcell that the largest mobile company in Turkey will distribute dividends, which is calculated at around 4 billion Turkish Liras.