Turkey is included in the World Fiber League for the first time with Superonline
Date: Thu, 03/10/2011 - 14:16
Turkcell, the leading communications and technology company in Turkey is delighted to announce its 100% owned subsidiary and Turkey's leading internet service provider Superonline's fast entrance to the "fiber-to-the-home" league. Superonline was a key contributor in helping place Turkey 8th on the list of fiber internet penetration among G20 countries, according to the International Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council's latest report
The International FTTH (Fiber-to-the-Home) Council, one of the world's most reputable non-profit corporations, in its 2011 report, ranked Turkey 8th among G20 countries in terms of penetration. The report states, "Superonline, Turkey's leading mobile operator and Turkcell's fully owned subsidiary, enabled Turkey to be ranked the 8th among G20 countries in global listing."
Superonline's General Manager Murat Erkan stated, "the Company is proud to contribute to Turkey's inclusion in this list for the first time, where only eight of the G20 countries were represented. Turkey's innovative telecom operator Superonline built up its own IP backbone and reached 73 cities and spans more than 22.500km. Superonline offers 100 Mbps fiber internet speed to residents in eight major cities in Turkey, ending the copper era and starting up the fiber era."
Superonline recorded a solid financial performance in 2010. It increased its revenues by 33% to TRY335 million.. In 2010, Superonline also pursued opportunities to expand its reach across borders, through the RCN Project, which formed the region's longest terrestrial fiber infrastructure to connect the Middle East to the world via Turkey.