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Turkey blocks WikiLeaks after ruling party emails leaked

Turkey blocks WikiLeaks after ruling party emails leaked

Written by on July 21, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has blocked access to the WikiLeaks website, the telecoms watchdog said on Wednesday, hours after it leaked thousands of ruling party emails just as Ankara grapples with the aftermath of a failed military coup. Around 50,000 soldiers, police, judges and teachers have been suspended or detained since the attempted coup on […]

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4G rollout in Turkey sets off row over fibre access

4G rollout in Turkey sets off row over fibre access

Written by on March 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – As Turkey prepares for the launch of high-speed 4G cellphone services next month a row is brewing over rivals wanting cheaper access to partly state-owned Turk Telekom’s fibre-optic network, saying that otherwise they cannot compete in a market where fixed-line and mobile services are set to converge. At stake is a fast-growing […]

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Turkey 4G auction better than forecast

Turkey 4G auction better than forecast

Written by on August 27, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s auction of 4G mobile phone frequencies lured a higher than expected 3.96 billion euros ($4.5 billion) worth of bids, the agency running the process said on Wednesday, showing the appeal of Turkey’s youthful and growing market. The bids from Britain’s Vodafone, and Turkish duo Avea and Turkcell, the only three operators […]

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