Open menu Close menu Open Search Close search
Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • 2000 INDEX
  • 1999 INDEX
  • 1996 INDEX
  • ;; Home; Page; Country Index

    Turkey Communications 2000

      Telephones - main lines in use: 17.244 million (1998)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.2 million (1998)

      Telephone system: undergoing rapid modernization and expansion, especially cellular telephones
      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; the number of subscribers to mobile cellular telephone service is growing rapidly
      international: international service is provided by three submarine fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, linking Turkey with Italy, Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia, by 12 Intelsat earth stations, and by 328 mobile satellite terminals in the Inmarsat and Eutelsat systems

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 16, FM 72, shortwave 6 (1998)

      Radios: 11.3 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 69 (plus 476 low-power repeaters) (1997)

      Televisions: 20.9 million (1997)

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 24 (1999)

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -

    Translations - Language Translators

    Revised 01-Nov-00
    Copyright © 2000 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)