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Turkey’s international calling code is +90. According to the latest statistics, Turkey has over 16.5 million telephone main lines today, ranking 18th worldwide, while the number of mobile lines stands at approximately 63 million which ranks Turkey as 17th.
The telecoms industry in Turkey is well developed; with urban areas being well connected by fibre optic cables as well as digital microwave radio relay access/connection. Remote areas in Turkey can be reached via the domestic satellite system. Turkey is home to three submarine fibre optic cables located in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, linking Turkey with countries such as Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Israel, Russia and Romania.
Turkey’s overland fibre optic cables currently connect Turkey to Bulgaria, Greece, Syria and Iraq. In regards to international telecom services, Turkey has 12 Intelsat earth stations and 328 mobile cellular satellite terminals in the Eutelsat and Inmarsat systems. Although the future of Turkey’s telecoms industry is looking very bright, telecommunication liberalisation is taking place at a slow pace.