Türksat is the only communications satellite operator in Turkey. Türksat Corporation was established by the Additional Clause 33 added to the Telegram and Telephone Act numbered 406 with the article 5 of the Act about Making Amendments in Various Laws dated 16th June 2004 and numbered 5189. Accordingly, it started to operate to have the rights and the authority of management and operation of the satellite orbit positions within the coverage of the national sovereignty and to fulfill the obligations associated therewith, to allow or to make allowed the satellites registered to his name and owned by the other operators, to operate these satellites, to establish and to operate the telecommunication and communication infrastructure through national and foreign operators’ satellites, and to perform commercial operations on 22nd July 2004 governed by the provisions of the Turkish Trade Act and the private law.

More information: http://www.turksat.com.tr/en