The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for broadband internet, mostly because of remote working and online education. In Turkey, the number of fixed broadband subscribers has increased by more than half a million, and data usage increased dramatically during the first wave of the pandemic. Such increasing intensity of data usage, with additional subscribers, calls for a rethink of Turkey’s internet infrastructure. By considering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the December issue of Network Industries Quarterly – Turkey, I discuss the Turkish broadband market’s main issues.
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