Turkey

 
Information and Communication
Technologies Authority

 

Yeşilırmak Sokak No:16 Demirtepe 06430 ANKARA, Turkey

Tel: +90 (312) 294 73 10 
Fax:+90 (312) 472 94 29
info@btk.gov.tr
www.btk.gov.tr

ICTA

Policymaking, regulation and operation functions are separated by the Law No 4502 dated 27.01.2000, amending the Laws No 406 and 2813, which are the basic laws of telecommunications sector. While policy making is the responsibility of Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications, regulation function is given to Telecommunications Authority. Telecommunications Authority, established in 2000, is the first sectoral regulatory body of Turkey. The Authority is 102nd compared to similar authorities in the world.


To remove the legislative untidiness, create competition in the sector, lessen the uncertainties for operators and allocate resources to R&D, Electronic Communications Law has come into force on 10 November 2008 and the name of the Authority has changed to Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA).

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Start of the 4G Auction Process in Turkey

ICTA, 05 March 2015
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister, Lutfi Elvan, gave the start of the 4G auction process with a press conference held in Istanbul. "4G systems increase tens of times the data rate we have reached already with 3G. With this technology, watching videos, data download, using smart mobile applications will be much easier and faster than 3G." he said.
A total of 390 MHz in the 800, 900, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz bands will be available for mobile operators. Read more, in local language, on the ICTA website...

Cooperation between Serbia and Turkey

Ankara, 9 October 2019 - A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Serbian Electronic Communications and Postal Services Regulatory Authority (RATEL) and Turkey's Information and...

Agreement on cooperation between Serbian and Turkish NRAs

Belgrade, 09 October 2019 - As part of the visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ceremony of exchange of signed bilateral documents in the Palace of Serbia, Dragan Kovačević,...

The 13th International Conference of Electronic Communications Regulators Started

 Ankara, 2 May 2019 – The 13th International Electronic Communications Regulators Conference, organized by the Information and Communications Technologies Authority (BTK), has started. ...