Average monthly internet usage in Turkey has exceeded 250 GB

Internet password: 251 GB, 35 Mbps!

Average monthly internet usage in Turkey has exceeded 238 GB in fixed and 12 GB in mobile. In the second quarter of 2021, a monthly average of 221.5 GB of broadband internet usage for users in Turkey, this figure reached 251 GB in the second quarter of 2022.

Information Technologies and Communications Authority published the “Turkish Electronic Communications Industry Market Data Report” for the 2nd quarter of 2022.

According to the data in the report, in the second quarter of 2022, the average monthly usage of fixed broadband internet subscribers was 238.2 GB, while the average monthly usage of mobile broadband internet subscribers was 12.8 GB.


According to the news of Necdet Çalışkan from Habertürk, compared to the same period of the previous year, users consumed an average of 27.2 GB more internet per month on fixed and 2.3 GB per month on mobile.

Considering the second quarter of 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic started, the average monthly internet consumption of users in Turkey increased by 38 percent in fixed and 47 percent in mobile. Considering the total (fixed + mobile) monthly internet consumption per user, the monthly average of 251 GB in the second quarter of this year was 181 GB in the second quarter of 2020.


Looking at the distribution of fixed broadband internet subscribers by speed, it was seen that in the second quarter of 2022, approximately 29 percent of the subscribers in Turkey used connections with speeds between 10-16 Mbps, 25 percent between 16-24 Mbps and 19 percent between 24-35 Mbps. While 80 percent of subscribers use 35 Mbps and below speeds; The rate of those with a connection speed between 35 Mbps and 50 Mbps is at the level of 10 percent, The rate of subscribers who can access internet packages with speeds of 50 Mbps and above remained below 10 percent.

The Global Speed ​​Index of Ookla, the international organization that conducts speed tests on fixed and mobile broadband networks with the Speedtest service, in August 2022. Let us remind you that according to the analysis of fixed broadband, the average download speed in the world is around 70 Mbps, and Turkey ranks 107th out of 182 countries with an average speed of 30 Mbps.


Increasing internet consumption was also reflected in the income figures of mobile operators. Considering the share of data revenues in total revenues as of the second quarter of 2022, the rates were as follows: TT Mobil was 66.1 percent, Vodafone 85.1 percent and Turkcell 86.6%. Considering the current figures, 82 percent of the total revenues in the mobile market come from ‘data’, while the share of speech has dropped to 10 percent.

The monthly average income of mobile operators per subscriber has increased from 47.1 TL to 59.8 TL in Turkcell in the last year; From 39.2 TL to 49.1 TL in TT Mobil; In Vodafone, it increased from 42.4 TL to 54.4 TL.


Another noteworthy data in BTK’s report is the number of devices registered to the Mobile Device Registration System (MCKS), which shows the current status of the smartphone market in Turkey on a brand basis, through import and manufacturing.

In the second quarter of 2022, more than 2.9 million mobile devices registered IMEI in Turkey. Almost 2.7 million of these devices were smartphones. When evaluated on a brand basis, close to 55 percent of these devices Samsung, apple and Redmi brands.


In the second quarter of this year, Samsung took the first place in the market with 683 thousand device registrations, Apple took the second place with 489 thousand, Redmi took the third place with 415 thousand, Oppo took the fourth place with 262 thousand, and Tecno Mobile took the fifth place with 175,000 devices.

This 5 was followed by General Mobile with 124 thousand units, Reeder with 120 thousand units, Poco with 105 thousand units and Realme with 96 thousand units.