Utilities in Istanbul - Post and Telecom - Modern Communications

Modern Communications

The first automatic telex exchange was established in November 1973. Electronic Mail was put into service between Istanbul, Ankara, ─░zmir and Adana on June 28, 1984. In November 1985 the first radio link system was put into service between Istanbul and Ankara. On October 23, 1986, mobile telephone and paging systems were put into service in Istanbul, Ankara and ─░zmir. On March 4, 1987, the first ever video conference in Europe was realized in Istanbul. On February 23, 1994, GSM technology was established in the city. A nationwide Internet network and connection with the World Wide Web was established in 1996.

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