Turkcell Launches Personal Cloud Service Powered by Funambol

Turkcell Launches Personal Cloud Service Powered by Funambol 
Enables Millions of Subscribers to Secure, Sync and Share Mobile
Content via the Cloud 
FOSTER CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 --  Funambol, the
leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions, today
announced that Turkcell, the leading telecom and technology company
of Turkey, with ~35M subscribers in Turkey and ~71M globally,
launched its personal cloud service powered by Funambol. The Turkcell
personal cloud service automatically secures personal content such as
pictures, videos and music in the cloud, syncs it across mobile
devices and computers, and enables content to be shared. It is
embedded in Turkcell's T40 branded smartphone and is available for
all mobile phones and computers on Turkcell's network. Turkcell
selected Funambol due to its best-in-class capabilities, broad device
coverage and flexibility. 
"Photos and videos take up a big space in our phones and tablets. As
we collect our memories in our smart devices, our need for storage
and for the ability to share these moments with our loved ones
increase as well. The Turkcell personal cloud service powered by
Funambol will help our customers securely store and organize their
digital memories. It is a service that strengthens Turkcell's
position as an innovative provider of mobile technology," said Tahsin
Akar, Director of Consumer Mobile Services at Turkcell. 
The wireless market in Turkey has evolved into one of the most
advanced in the world. Turkcell found that Funambol lead the market
via its focus on simplifying people's digital lives, rather than just
offering generic file sync and share. 
"Turkcell is one of the most advanced mobile operators in the world,"
said Amit Chawla, Funambol CEO. "We are pleased that Turkcell
launched it personal cloud solution using Funambol. We look forward
to helping Turkcell reinforce its reputation of offering innovative
mobile services." 
About Funambol 
Funambol is the leading provider of white-label personal cloud
solutions. Funambol solutions have been deployed by leading mobile
providers, including operators, device makers, content providers and
system integrators. For more information, visit
About Turkcell 
Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in
Turkey, with 35M subscribers as of September 30, 2013. Turkcell is a
leading regional player, with market leadership in five of the nine
countries in which it operates with its approximately 71M subscribers
as of September 30, 2013. It has become one of the first among global
operators to have implemented HSPA+. It has achieved up to 43.2 Mbps
speed using Dual Carrier technology, and is continuously working to
provide the latest technology to customers. Turkcell Superonline, a
wholly owned subsidiary of Turkcell, is the one and only telecom
operator to offer households fiber broadband connection at speeds of
up to 1,000 Mbps in Turkey. As of June 30, 2013, Turkcell's
population coverage is at 99.35% in 2G and 85.43% in 3G. Turkcell
reported TRY3.0 billion (US$1.5 billion) in revenues with total
assets of TRY20.5 billion (US$10.1 billion) as of September 30, 2013.
It has been listed on the NYSE and the ISE since July 2000, and is
the only NYSE-listed company in Turkey.
Media Contacts 
For Funambol: 
Lynda Starr
Vantage PR
+ 1 973 386 5949
For Turkcell: 
Hande Asik
+ 90-532-910-6471
Duygu Nergiz
Edelman Turkey
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