Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made the first voice call over the domestic and national 5G infrastructure. The Minister stated that 5G should be commercialized in Turkey in 1 to 1.5 years.
One of the most important agenda items in the field of mobile technology in recent years, 5G, will be available in Turkey in the coming years. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu has successfully completed an important test on the use of 5G in Turkey by making the first voice call over the domestic and national 5G infrastructure.
Within the scope of the End-to-End Domestic and National 5G Communication Network Project, Minister Karaismailoğlu made statements about the development of critically important core network, base station, 5G-specific management, service and operational software products for 5G infrastructures, with domestic and national effort and sweat, “In an environment where competition in our industry is so intense, our targeting of a time-oriented success is the most important thing to come. We need to commercialize our products in 1-1.5 years“ he said.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said that citizens are now benefiting more from the opportunities of technology. “Today, whether you go to Edirne or Kars, you will see that everyone from 7 to 77 uses 4.5G technology. As of the end of 2020, our total internet subscription has reached 82.4 million, of which 66 million is mobile internet. The number of machines connected via mobile networks, that is, the number of subscribers for machine-to-machine communication, is over 6.5 million. Infrastructure investment reaching TL 16.7 billionincreased by about 30 percent compared to the previous year. said.
Karaismailoğlu stated that the countries that want to have a say in the world attach great importance to 5G technology. “5G, unlike its predecessors, It will increase internet speed up to 100 times“ He continued as follows:
“The electronic communication sector will almost jump in size in the current voice, data and image transmission. 5G technology will accelerate developments and innovations in areas such as the internet of things, artificial intelligence, machine-to-machine communication (M2M), machine learning. with cyber security system Data analytics with 5G As it becomes more important, coding and design will also increase in importance. With its almost instant communication capability, brand new business opportunities such as autonomous vehicles and remote surgery will be created.”
After his speech, Minister Karaismailoğlu, who made the first voice call over the domestic 5G infrastructure with a 5G supported smartphone, said about the 4.5G technology we are currently using. that the localization rates in 4.5G exceeded 20 percent.He said that this development raises hopes for the development of information technologies with domestic means.