Haberturk’s Necdet Caliskan reports U.S. technology giant Google,yesterday signed an agreement with Turk Telekom. You’ll recall, a claim was made recently. This claim included information that Google could stop supporting Android devices in Turkey. Immediately afterwards, google announced that the claim was unfounded and that Android devices would not be affected. According to Necdet Caliskan, Turk Telekom, which started work last month to bring Facebook’s servers to Turkey, has now reached an agreement with Google.
Turk Telekom and Google signed an agreement on Monday, December 16. With this agreement, it was claimed that Google’s servers would come to Turkey. Please note that technical review work is currently underway and Google servers will be installed in 8 different centers in the first place. Construction works will begin in 2020 at 8 different centers where Türk Telekom manages traffic.
Under the agreement, 50 per cent of Google’s internet traffic in Turkey will be managed by servers to be installed in Turkey in 2020, which will increase to 80 per cent after 2020. The process of bringing servers to Turkey was not affected by Google’s recent Android licensing crisis with the Competition Authority.
In order for internet users in Turkey to have faster and higher quality access to Facebook’s services, Facebook’s servers were launched through Türk Telekom’s Istanbul Ataköy headquarters. In this context, as with Google, 8 centers for Facebook will be installed server. Currently, 60 per cent of facebook traffic for its users in Turkey is generated from servers within Turkey.
According to the report, Facebook and Google traffic from servers in Turkey also has advantages. Accordingly, users will feel less delayand will be able to access the services of these platforms more quickly. The risks of cyber attacks from abroad will be reduced. As a result, user information in Turkey will be released to a smaller extent.