Turkey ICT Articles & Analysis

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Bolstered by growth in mobile broadband and fibre-optic services, plans for massive 4G expansion, and a young population keen to embrace the latest in technology, IT is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the Turkish economy. Under the government’s expansive Vision 2023 strategy, the country plans to make major strides in internet penetration...

As Turkey’s young, technologically engaged population increases its internet usage on a variety of platforms, the mobile internet market is set for substantial growth in 2013. Having traditionally lagged behind other nations in 3G development, Turkey is now in an advantageous position to roll out 4G and 4G long-term evolution (LTE) networks,...

After the government began privatisation in the 1990s Turkey’s telecommunications network attracted significant foreign direct investment and underwent rapid modernisation. The country’s mobile network is now comparable to that of North America and Western Europe in terms of penetration and services, with fixed-line services already reaching a...

In your opinion, what kind of impact will fibre network expansion have on Turkey’s economic growth over the long term?

How can IT contribute to Turkey’s effort to become one of the world’s 10 largest economies by 2023?

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Turkey 2013

After a brief dip following the onset of the global financial crisis, the telecoms sector has made a robust recovery, exceeding pre-crisis subscriber numbers in 2012. The domestic mobile network is now comparable to that of North America and Western Europe, in terms of penetration and services, with fixed-line services already reaching the majority of the population. A heavy tax regime is...