Türk Telekom and Orange Business Services sign strategic


Türk Telekom and Orange Business Services sign strategic
May 23, 2014
Türk Telekom and Orange Business Services sign strategic partnership
agreement to support growing enterprise market in Turkey
Turkish companies can now extend into international markets
Türk Telekom, Turkey’s leading communication and convergence technologies
company, and Orange Business Services, a global communications integrator and the
enterprise arm of the Orange Group, have announced a strategic partnership
agreement that makes way for the launch of the ‘TT Global VPN’. This corporate
network will allow Turkish companies to manage their communication all around the
world as if they are in their head offices in Turkey.
Türk Telekom Group CEO, Rami Aslan, and Orange Business Services CEO, Thierry
Bonhomme, came together for a press meeting today during which Türk Telekom
introduced the ‘TT Global VPN’ service for Turkish companies operating internationally.
Türk Telekom Group CEO Rami Aslan offered some explanations about the business
collaboration and stated, “With TT Global VPN, we are beginning a new era. We are
offering a privileged, secure, fast, flexible and private virtual network experience that
will create a great difference for Turkish companies in more than 200 countries and
territories. With this service, large organizations, SMEs and public institutions will be
able to strengthen their international operations, increase their service quality and
diversify their services. With TT Global VPN, Turkish companies can do business
Orange Business Services CEO Thierry Bonhomme added, “This partnership is a clear
commitment to the Turkish business community that Turk Telecom and Orange, with
their unparalleled joint value proposition, are best positioned to provide a large range of
telecom services fully tailored to meet the needs of Turkish enterprises that are
expanding domestically and internationally. It is hoped that the two companies will help
to contribute to the growth of the Turkish business sector both on a local and global
Companies expand globally, remove borders and decrease costs
Turkish companies with offices abroad, SMEs doing exports and imports, and public
institutions with representatives and offices around the world will all benefit from the
most secure, award-winning IP VPN solution.
Building on a long-established relationship with Orange Business Services, Türk
Telekom will extend its existing domestic enterprise business services, while offering
further global connectivity through the Orange Business Services IP VPN network
which reaches 220 countries and territories. The resilient, high-bandwidth and secure
network is a key enabler of services like cloud computing and the new workspace that
support the growing demand for integrated domestic and international
telecommunications services. With high-quality and best-in-class service standards,
Türk Telecom can further support the transformations that are rapidly developing in
Turkish companies’ business environments.
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, is a leading global integrator
of communications solutions for multinational corporations. With the world's largest, seamless network
for voice and data, Orange Business Services reaches 220 countries and territories with local support in
more than 160. Offering a comprehensive package of communication services covering cloud computing,
enterprise mobility, M2M, security, unified communications, videoconferencing, and broadband, Orange
Business Services delivers a best-in-class customer experience across a global landscape. Thousands
of enterprise customers and 1.4 million mobile data users rely on an Orange Business Services
international platform for communicating and conducting business. Orange Business Services was
awarded four of the telecom industry’s highest accolades at the annual World Communication Awards
2013 – Best Global Operator, Best Cloud Service, Best Enterprise Service and Best Small Business
Service. Orange Business Services is the only seven-time winner of Best Global Operator. Learn more at
www.orange-business.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of €41 billion in
2013 and has 164,000 employees worldwide at March 31, 2014. Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext
Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of
Orange Brand Services Limited.
About Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş.
Türk Telekom, with its modern network infrastructure covering the whole country is Turkey’s leading
communication and convergence technologies company. Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş., offering fixed line
and broadband internet services to its individual and corporate customers with a wide service portfolio,
has 13,5 million fixed access lines and 7,4 million broadband (wholesale) customers as of March 31,
2014. Türk Telekom is the leading company in developing social, economic and environmentally
sustainable projects and developing the low-carbon business model for Turkey. The company transforms
its products and services, office applications and business processes in line with principles of
sustainability and includes all its employees, their families, suppliers and customers into its strategy. Türk
Telekom is the only telecommunications company in Turkey measuring its carbon footprint and reporting
to to CDP (CarbonDisclosure Project).
About Türk Telekom Group
Türk Telekom Group offers integrated telecommunication servcices including fixed line, GSM and
broadband internet. As of March 31 2014, Türk Telekom Group companies have 13.5 million fixed
access line customers, 7.4 million broadband and 15,3 million GSM subscribers. The Group companies
offer their individual and corporate customers in Turkey a wide array of services covering the whole
country with its modern network infrastructure. Türk Telekom owns the 100% shares of the broadband
operator TTNET, convergence technologies company Argela, BT solution provider Innova, online training
software company Sebit, call center company AssisTT, wholesale data and capacity service provider
Turk Telekom International AT AG and its subsidiaries. Türk Telekom also owns the 90% of Avea, one of
Turkey’s three biggest GSM operators. Türk Telekom also has the indirect minority share of Albtelecom,
the local telecom operator in Albania. Türk Telekom shares have been traded at Borsa Istanbul since
May 2008.
For detailed information and communication:
Gürkan Kağan Öztürk
Eray Kaş
Tel: 0533 135 0846
Tel: 0530 956 4319
[email protected]
[email protected]
Orange PR contact :
Jonathan Walsh, WPR
E: [email protected]
M: +971 50 4588610
or http://www.orange-business.com/en

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