TELKODERTurkish Competitive Telco Operators Association INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM Policies for Enabling Broadband: Special Focus on OTTs and Level Playing Fields İstanbul, Turkey 1 - 5 September 2014 Yusuf Ata ARIAK Chairman of the board, Telkoder
Fully Converged Audiovisual World Accordingto Green Paper prepared by European Commission on Converged Audiovisual Services: • Consumer spending on digital video (movies and TV series delivered over the Internet) reached €364.4 million in 2011 (+41,8% vs. 2010) in Europe within a market of physical and digital videos amounting €9493.8 million (-4.6% vs. 2010) • The unmet demand for VoD services from pay-TV operators from other Member States is estimated to be in the range of €760 million to €1,610 million annually • Internet video users are expected to increase globally to 1.5 billion by 2016, up from 792million in 2011 • 306 video-on-demand (VoD) services in the EU in the third quarter of 2012 • 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
OTTand.. Electronic Communication Broadcasting
OTT and ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION • Revenues of electronic communication are not increasing in EU
OTT and ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION • Revenues of electronic communication are not increasing in TURKEY
UNFAIR COMPETITION!! OTTs Telco Operators • Heavy taxes • Various regulations • Legal İnterception • Sanctions • No taxes • No regulations • No legal interception • No sanction
MAIN TAXES ON ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION Fixed Services İnternet Mobile Services ÖİV - %5 ÖİV - %25 ÖİV - %15 KDV - %18 KDV - %18 KDV - %18 TOTAL=%33 Treasury Share Fee %15 TOTAL=%23 TOTAL=%58