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November 11, 2013
ISTANBUL -- Türk Telekom, Turkey’s leading communication and convergence technologies company, and Akamai Technologies, the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, announced today they have signed a strategic partnership to jointly build and manage a high-capacity Operator Content Delivery Network (OCDN) in Turkey for high-quality delivery of online content and video. The partnership which will optimize the network efficiency of Turkey’s Internet infrastructure was announced at a press conference in London attended by Türk Telekom CEO Tahsin Yılmaz and Akamai CEO Tom Leighton.
The partnership will ensure a significant increase in speed and performance for broadband and mobile users in Turkey, particularly when accessing social media and popular online video sites. It will also allow Turkish media companies to provide high quality content to their audiences outside of Turkey. With this business partnership, Türk Telekom joins a select group of leading telecommunications companies who have entered a strategic partnership with Akamai to serve global and local customers on a joint technology and network platform.
Akamai Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM)
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