Turkey’s information and communication technologies (ICT) sector has become an essential part of the economy with exports surpassing USD 1 billion to the EU, MENA, Asian, and North American regions. Turkey’s primary export destination, the EU, receives over 75 percent of Turkey’s IT and CT exports in software, hardware, equipment, and services.
Technology has revolutionised the way the modern world communicates. The legal and commercial implications are complex and rapidly-evolving – and impact upon every organisation. Informatics and communication industries are changing; the transformation is fast, bold and irreversible. Modern consumer and business life depends on telecoms networks and digital infrastructure, and the revolution offers your business an opportunity to rebuild your position, adjust your approach and innovate.
Our team is well-versed in the particularities and requirements of the telecoms sector and its legal framework and policy processes, and is familiar with a broad range of technologies, including wireless and satellite communication. Our professionals address all areas of telecommunications law and related areas, with a special emphasis on transactions, distribution, IT and legal issues concerning digital platforms, including difficult and novel competition and regulatory features and data protection. Our intellectual property lawyers have deep technical knowledge of telecommunications and internet technologies.
Working on behalf of governments, regulatory bodies and telecommunications operators, we have considerable knowledge in the area of telecommunications regulation, especially regarding access, interconnection, licensing, numbering, spectrum, tariffs and unfair commercial practices.
Our core areas include:
- Artificial intelligence
- Augmented reality and virtual reality
- Big data analytics
- Blockchain and distributed ledgers
- Cloud services
- Cyber and IT security
- Mobile payments and apps
- Open source and open data
- Software patentability
- Smart Networks and smart cities