Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu unveiled that Turkey’s mobile subscribers amounted to 81.8 million in the first quarter of 2020.
“The number of Turkey’s mobile subscribers reached 81.8 million, with 400,000 kilometers of fiber length deployed. We are the leader in Europe in terms of mobile usage time,” said Minister Karaismailoğlu. He further cited a 3.6 percent hike in the number of mobile subscribers.
Karaismailoğlu also announced that Turkey would be one of the first countries to launch 5G. Underlining the importance of fiber infrastructure to launch 5G, he said, “Fiber infrastructure is essential when it comes to 5G. That is why we are deploying a fiber network infrastructure all over Turkey.”