Billing Type: MT Double opt in required for subscriptions and DCB flows, this is completed by the networks.
Subscriptions: Yes DO required. Only available via DCB, approval on request.
Shared Price Points: 5.00 TRY, 10.00 TRY, 15.00 TRY, 20.00 TRY.
Dedicated Price Points: Not available.
Standard rate Price Points: No
Approvals/Fees Required: Yes
Mobile Penetration Rate: 49.8%
Average Individual Income: $30,563
VAT Rate: 18%
Withholding Tax: 0% - 1% - 8%
Regulator: Information Technologies and Communications Authority
Regulator Website: Information Technologies and Communications Authority
Web (PIN) Opt-in: No
WORAR (Requiring a Reply): Yes
Single MO Shortcode Opt-in: Yes
In-app Billing: Yes Not allowed via DCB on Vodafone.
General Content Restrictions:
Not permitted service list:
• Phone call minutes or free SMS selling
• Adult services (except bikini services)
• Mobile contents are not allowed with Direct Billing if the content or service is delivered to the users phone e.g. voting, ringtone/video, mobile game/application.
Direct Billing can be used for non-mobile contents e.g online games, social networks, video streaming through the web.
Adult Permissible: Yes Bikini only.
Mobile Gambling /mCasino (Real money): No
Sportsbook (Real money): No
Virtual Gambling (Virtual credit): No
Lottery (Real money): Yes A permit is required from the administration of National Lottery.
Competitions: Yes A permit is required from the administration of National Lottery. Services cannot offer a prize element at this time.
Voting: Yes Not allowed via DCB.
Chat: Yes Not allowed via DCB.
Mobile Content: Yes Not allowed via DCB.
Info Messages: Yes Not allowed via DCB.
Physical Goods: No
Calling Services: No
Charitable Services: No
This is completed by Avea: Please note that this is the English translation of what is sent to the end user
"Please reply this SMS with Yes to finish your transaction. You are buying XXX for Y TL."
After the user has replied with “YES” the networks send the information SMS. If the transaction is succesfully done, the SMS text is
“Thank you for your purchasing. Customer support:.....”.
If the transaction is not correct, the reason is provided.
Maximum Transactional Value: 20 TRY
Subscriptions Limit: 20 TRY
Daily Billing Limit: No limit
Weekly Billing Limit: No limit
Monthly Billing Limit: No limit
Minimum Type Required: E-Mail (24hr Response)
EVET to confirm the double opt in for Avea.
Premium MO SMS: No
Premium MT SMS: Yes
WAP Billing: No
Direct Operator Billing: Yes Requires integration.
MSISDN Forwarding: No
IVR Billing: Yes
Number Lookup (HLR): Yes
Number Lookup (VLR) /(RTLU): Yes
Bulk SMS: Yes
Push Messaging: Yes
USSD Messaging: Yes Avea, Turkcell, Vodafone
USSD Menus (Sessions): Yes Avea, Turkcell, Vodafone
FreeText Shortcodes: No
Golden/Vanity Numbers Available?: No
DCB Type: Pure DCB Requires integration.
Window customisable/brandable?: Yes
MO required?: Yes
MT Required?: No
Flexible price points: Yes Up to 100 TRY
Supported networks: Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea
Alpha sender ID: Yes
Numeric sender ID: Yes
Alpha numeric sender ID: Yes
Shortcode sender ID: No
Sender IDs filtered: No
Handset Delivery reports: Yes
SMSC Delivery report: No
Concatenated Messages: Yes
Character Encoding: Yes Full SMPP v3.4
Character Sets Supported: Yes 0×00(Default GSM encoding), 0×01(US-ASCII), 0×02(Binary), 0×03(ISO8859-1-Latin-1), 0×04(Binary), 0×08(UCS2/UTF-16BE)
Maximum validity periods: 48 hours Which is the recommended value.
Traffic type exclusions?: No exclusions other than no illegal services or content.