Turk Telekom A.S. - ISTANBUL / TURKEY
Turk Telekom is the formerly state-owned Turkish telecommunications company.
The transportation and communication services, which were carried out by Ministries of Economy and Public Works in the early years of the Turkish Republic, were given to the Ministry of Transport which was established with the law no 3613 in the 27th of May in 1939.
Republic of Turkey Post, Telegraph and Telephone Administration, established under the Law No.6145 came into force by publication in the Official Journal dated 17.07.1953, has been restructured as "Turkish Telecommunication Coop." and "General Directorate of Post" by Law No.4000 respecting amendment of one Article of Law No.406 for Telegraph and Telephone and supplementation of some Supplementary and Provisory Articles to the said Law; and it has been stated under the Law no.4000 that services pertaining to Post and Telegraph Facility and Administration shall be carried out by General Directorate of Posts.