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Turkcell to Bring iPhone 3G to Turkey on September 26

ISTANBUL - September 25, 2008 - Turkcell today announced that it will launch iPhone 3G in Turkey on September 26. iPhone 3G combines all the revolutionary features of iPhone plus built-in GPS for expanded location-based mobile services, and iPhone 2.0 software which includes support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and runs thousands of third party applications available through the Apple App Store. "We are very happy to bring iPhone 3G to Turkey," said Lale Saral Develiolu chief marketing officer, Turkcell. "Turkcell was the first company to bring the mobile internet to Turkey. We believe the innovation and ease of use of iPhone 3G will help take mobile internet and multimedia experiences to new heights. As one of the top three operators in Europe, Turkcell is proud to offer this prestigious product to its customers." New and existing Turkcell customers will benefit from attractive offers with special Turkcell privileges when they purchase iPhone 3G: Price of Monthly Services on the Packages iPhone 3G package prices Small 150 minutes+150 SMS+ Unlimited Package internet package 279 YTL 75 YTL Medium 500 minutes+500 SMS+ Unlimited Package internet package 189 YTL 115 YTL Large 1000 minutes+1000 SMS+ Unlimited Package internet package Free 145 YTL iPhone 3G will also be available on prepaid plans with interst free 5 installments that is monthly 129. Pre paid customers will receive a 100MB Internet package for one month free of charge. In addition, they will have an unlimited Internet package for three months at half price*. Customers who opt for an 18 month plan will be able to purchase iPhone 3G for 0-279 YTL depending on the plan. For further information or to register interest please visit *Monthly package prices are inclusive of VAT but exclude SCT (Special Consumption Tax). iPhone 3G prices are inclusive of all taxes. ABOUT TURKCELL Turkcell is the leading GSM operator in Turkey with 35.4 million postpaid and prepaid customers as of June 30, 2008, operating in a three player market with a market share of approximately 56% as of March 31, 2008 (Source: The Telecommunications Authority). In addition to high-quality wireless telephone services, Turkcell currently offers General Packet Radio Service ("GPRS") countrywide and Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution ("EDGE") in dense areas, which provide for both improved data and voice services. Turkcell provides roaming with 587 operators in 200 countries as of July 10, 2008. Serving a large subscriber base in Turkey with its high-quality wireless telephone network, Turkcell reported US$3.3 billion net revenues for the six months as of June 30, 2008 and US$6.3 billion net revenues as of December 31, 2007 as per IFRS financial statements. Turkcell has interests in international GSM operations in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Northern Cyprus and Ukraine. Turkcell has been listed on the NYSE ("New York Stock Exchange") and the ISE ("Istanbul Stock Exchange") since July 2000 and is the only NYSE listed company in Turkey. 51.00% of Turkcell's share capital is held by Turkcell Holding,

0.05% by Cukurova Group, 13.07% by Sonera Holding, 2.32% by M.V. Group and 0.08% by others while the remaining 33.48% is free float.


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