Turkcell Smart Ticket Starts New Era at Stadiums

               Turkcell Smart Ticket Starts New Era at Stadiums

  PR Newswire

  ISTANBUL, Turkey, November 14, 2012

ISTANBUL, Turkey, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Turkcell (NYSE:TKC, ISE: TCELL) , the leading communications and technology
company in Turkey has announced its technological collaboration with the
Turkish Football Federation (TFF), enabling football fans to purchase tickets
using just an SMS and enter stadiums by having their mobile tickets read at
the turnstiles.

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The CEO of Turkcell; the main sponsor of the Turkish National Team, Sureyya
Ciliv, commented that "Mobile technologies are changing our habits by making
life so much easier. The Smart Ticket revolution we launched today with TFF
will soon spread out to various areas like stadiums, movie theatres, concerts
and even public transportation. The Turkey-Denmark soccer game has the
historic importance of being the 500th national game. This game will also go
down in history as the one where the Turkcell Smart Ticket entered our lives.
We are very happy to expand our harmonious collaboration with the main sponsor
of TFF to the technological arena, and to make soccer lovers' lives easier."

With Turkcell Smart Ticket technology, which brings soccer match tickets to
cell phones with a single SMS, fans will be able to enter matches easily by
having their mobile tickets read on specially designated turnstiles at
stadiums. Turkcell Smart Ticket, compatible with all cell phone models, will
help fans avoid inconveniences such queuing, forgetting tickets at home, or
printing out tickets purchased online, and will also win fans' hearts with
special surprises and periodic opportunities. The Turkcell Smart Ticket
application, a collaboration between Turkcell and TFF, will first come to life
during the significant Turkey-Denmark game on November 14, 2012 at 9:00pm.
Turkcell has reserved 7,000 Turkcell Smart Tickets for gnctrkcll club
members. Those Turkcell gnctrkcll club members wishing to buy a Turkcell
Smart Ticket need only write BİLET and send an SMS to 3544. For each Turkcell
Smart Ticket purchased, gnctrkcll club members will receive one for free.
Then, TRY15, the cost of the ticket is reflected to users' invoices.

ABOUT TURKCELL

Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, with
35.2 million subscribers as of September 30, 2012. Turkcell is a leading
regional player, with market leadership in five of the nine countries in which
it operates with its approximately 68.1 million subscribers as of September
30, 2012. It has become one of the first among the global operators to have
implemented HSPA+. It has achieved up to 43.2 Mbps speed using the Dual
Carrier technology, and is continuously working to provide the latest
technology to its customers, e.g. 84 Mbps in the near future. As of September
30, 2012, Turkcell population coverage is at 99.17% in 2G and 83.14% in 3G.
Turkcell reported a TRY2.8 billion (US$1.5 billion) net revenue with total
assets of TRY18.0 billion (US$10.1 billion) as of September 30, 2012. It has
been listed on the NYSE and the ISE since July 2000, and is the only
NYSE-listed company in Turkey. Read more at  http://www.turkcell.com.tr

For further information please contact Turkcell Nihat Narin  Division Head of
Investor and International Media Relations Tel: +90-212-313-1244 Email:
nihat.narin@turkcell.com.tr

Banu Uzgur International Media Relations Manager Tel: +90-212-313-1506 Email:
banu.uzgur@turkcell.com.tr investor.relations@turkcell.com.tr

You can now follow the most up-to-date Turkcell developments on twitter by
clicking on the link below.

http://twitter.com/TurkcellNews
 
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