New Regulations & Requirements for Turkish Electronic Communication Service Providers
New Regulations & Requirements for Turkish Electronic Communication Service Providers

Turkey’s Information and Communication Technologies Authority (“Authority”) has received new powers to suspend service providers’ services, make direct auditing and require companies to meet minimum capital thresholds to operate in the market. Turkey has also…

Legal Aspects of Hotspot Services
Legal Aspects of Hotspot Services

Hotspot is a public internet access provided via wireless local area network. Hotels, restaurants, airports, bus terminals, hospitals are some examples of hotspot areas. Commercial enterprises providing hotspot services to their guests increases every day…

Number Portability And Service Quality Standards For Fixed Line Services Providers In Turkey
Number Portability And Service Quality Standards For Fixed Line Services Providers In Turkey

The Information and Communications Technologies Authority published three amendment Regulations and Communiqués, collectively amending the regulatory structure in Turkey to be more compatible with the European Union standards. Amendments comprise the number portability, the service…

Service Providers Regulation in Turkey
Service Providers Regulation in Turkey

Turkish Electronic Commerce Law defines the service provider as any individual or legal entity performing electronic commerce activity, and the intermediary service provider as any individual and legal entity providing its electronic commerce platform for…

The New E-Commerce Law in Turkey
The New E-Commerce Law in Turkey

Information and communication technologies have caused important changes in various fields of economy, commerce, public administration, education, health & justice. Internet access through smart phones and laptops enabling  a tremendous increase in the number of…

Data Protection in Turkish Telecom Industry
Data Protection in Turkish Telecom Industry

Due to the fast digitalization of businesses and networking, sharing data through computers become widespread and protecting personal information of users which are exposed become a necessity. Turkey does not have a specific legislation concerning…