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Turkey Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/turkey/turkey_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Turkey Communications 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 12.53 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 19

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 71.9 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 92 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 21

Telephone system:
general assessment: comprehensive telecommunications network undergoing rapid modernization and expansion, especially in mobile-cellular services
domestic: additional digital exchanges are permitting a rapid increase in subscribers; the construction of a network of technologically advanced intercity trunk lines, using both fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay, is facilitating communication between urban centers; remote areas are reached by a domestic satellite system; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is roughly 100 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 90; international service is provided by the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable and by submarine fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean and Black Seas that link Turkey with Italy, Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia; satellite earth stations - 12 Intelsat; mobile satellite terminals - 328 in the Inmarsat and Eutelsat systems (2010)

Broadcast media:
Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) operates multiple TV and radio networks and stations; multiple privately owned national television stations and up to 300 private regional and local television stations; multi-channel cable TV subscriptions available; more than 1,000 private radio broadcast stations (2009)

Radio broadcast stations:
1,090 (station frequency types NA) (2009)

Television - broadcast stations:
251 (2009)

Internet country code:
.tr

Internet hosts:
7.093 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 16
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 36.6 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 46.6% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 19


NOTE: The information regarding Turkey on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turkey Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turkey Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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