Telecommunication in Turkey
Compared to the European Union
, Turkey is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +90, there were a total of 86.14 million connections in 2016. Among them were 75.06 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.94 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Turkey is back. Around 58% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 13% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 7.09 million webhosts, Turkey is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Turkey
Development of telephone and internet connections
The following diagrams show the development of the different telephone and Internet connections as a percentage of the country's population. Values above 100\% mean that on average every inhabitant has more than one subscription.
Spread of internet connections in Turkey 1990 - 2016
Broadband internet in Turkey 2001 - 2016
Landlines in the years 1990 - 2016
Mobile phones in Turkey 1990 - 2016
All information without guarantee.