1/16/2009

R&D condition in 3G to increase employment

Dunya- Mobile operators in Turkey will pay TRL 2 billion for licenses following the 3G tender held in November. In addition, billions of dollars will be invested in 3G infrastructure within three years. The condition set forth by the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) concerning the employment of R&D staff will substantially increase employment in the sector. Under the terms of the 3G tender, the supplier companies have to employ R&D staff of 500 people gradually.