İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu gave the good news to the people of Istanbul that the internet can be used in the subways. The decision, which was passed by the IMM Assembly Commission on June 16, will begin to be implemented as soon as possible.
In the subways, which started in 2005 with security concerns around the world, GSM and internet disconnection app, while it’s up all over the world Turkeywas continuing. İnternet one of the basic needs of our time. Especially during the pandemic period, this need has increased even more after applications such as distance education and working from home.
According to TUIK data, the rate of internet usage among individuals aged 16-74 in Turkey in 2020 increased by 3.7 points compared to the previous year and reached 79.0 percent. According to the results of the 2020 Passenger Satisfaction Survey of Metro Istanbul, Turkey’s largest urban rail system operator with a daily passenger capacity of over 3 million, 86% of passengers want free use of the internet in subways.