İBB is renewing the internet infrastructure in public transportation vehicles. Within the scope of the project, a new IMM Wi-Fi infrastructure was installed on 1.000 buses this year. Thus, free internet is provided on more than 3 buses, including the metrobus. It is possible to access free Wi-Fi through the “Istanbul Yours” application. Providing service at a total of 9 thousand 563 points throughout the city, IMM Wi-Fi reaches 5 million Istanbulites daily.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) started a project to expand the free internet service in public transportation vehicles. The internet infrastructure of 1.000 IETT buses was renewed this year within the scope of the studies carried out by the Information Technologies Department and the İBB subsidiary ISTTELKOM. The number of buses with internet service in Istanbul increased to 3 thousand 312, including metrobus. Thus, approximately 15 thousand Istanbulites can benefit from free internet while traveling.
UNINTERRUPTED INTERNET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Erol Özgüner, Head of the IT Department of IMM, pointed out that the use of Wi-Fi in public transport is quite high, and said, "With this study, we will offer a much faster Wi-Fi service to Istanbul residents traveling by bus."
Yucel Karadeniz, General Manager of ISTTELKOM AŞ; “With our infrastructure strengthening works, our citizens will continue to enjoy uninterrupted internet use during their journey. We want to offer the best digital experience to Istanbul residents and improve their quality of life.” said.
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Istanbul WiFi service, provided by IMM at 9 thousand 563 points, reaches 5 million Istanbulites per day. It is possible to access the IMM Wi-Fi service only through the “Istanbul Yours” application. With this application, during the first 3 months, citizens have a right of use of 60 GB, which they can use as they wish. Users can follow the remaining quota information instantly from here.