Turkey’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure evaluated the year 2021, in relation to Internet infrastructure and noted that according to international data obtained the world average in mobile broadband was 29.55, while Turkey's speed here had been recorded as 31.43 Mbps.
The Minister stressed that the length of Turkey's Fiber Infrastructure had increased to 455 thousand kilometers, and with increasing investments, the Internet speed would also increase to a point much higher than the world average. Noting that Turkey had a speed above the world average in mobile broadband, he said, “According to international data prepared by a reputable company; The world average in mobile broadband is 29.55, while Turkey's speed here was recorded as 31.43 Mbps. The fixed broadband speed has also increased by 65 percent in the last 1 year, reaching 44.77 Mbps.”
The Minister explained that factors such as increasing investments in fiber and high-speed internet and the demand from the end user to have access to high-speed internet had played a great role in the development Turkey had accomplished in recent years.
He went on to say; “When recorded data is examined it is observed that number of subscribers using packages with 10 Mbit/sec and below has decreased in years and number of subscribers using packages with 50 Mbit/s has been much more common corresponding to an increase of over 85 percent. Also, while the Internet infrastructure is developing in Turkey, the number of subscribers and the usage rate are also increasing rapidly.”
The Minister did not fail to remind that the number of broadband Internet subscribers, which was 6 million in 2008, had reached 87.5 million in the third quarter of 2021.” According to the latest data, about 92 percent of subscribers in Turkey are observed to receive services through fiber infrastructure.