Ericsson Supplies MMS Infrastructure to Turkcell

Ericsson has supplied the complete infrastructure of MMS to Turkcell after signing an agreement in May 2002. Turkcell launched MMS service on July 17, 2002. Through Ericsson Mobility World in Turkey Ericsson also gives support to Turkcell for content and applications development.

“Ericsson’s MMS infrastructure enabled our customers to easily use the technology and get access to the content,” said Muzaffer Akpinar, the General Manager of Turkcell. “We will continue to invest in new technologies and present them to our subscribers at the same time as the rest of the world.”

MMS enables the users to add various multimedia elements (text, image, voice, video, animation) and send to the mobile phones thus opening up a new revenue channel for the operators.

Ericsson is a forerunner in MMS. Ericsson has supplied more than 80 test systems worldwide, and has already secured over 30 orders to supply commercial MMS systems.

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