The announced major tender for the introduction of 4G internet technology (fourth-generation Internet technology) is, according to the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (Bilgi Teknolojileri ve İletişim Kurumu; BTK) was postponed last Friday by three months.
The authorities announced over the Hürriyet Daily News that the offer will now announced on August 26.
The notice immediately following the harsh criticism of Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the 4G internet technology. Erdoğan had asked to switch within two years of the 3G technology currently used immediately to 5G.
“There is no need to waste time with 4G”, said the President on 21 April Ankara. “We should change equal to 5G within two years. [...] The whole world is already talking of 5G and we are still busy with 3G. “
Erdoğan’s remarks broke with industry representatives from frowning as the 5G Internet technology is still in the development phase. It’ll take at least five years until 5G enforcing worldwide, it said. Expectations of experts, according to the industry will go 5G before the end of 2018 and in a confined space online.
5G to tenfold increase in transfer rate enable
As part of the offer to 20 separate frequency ranges are sold at a minimum value of about 2.3 billion euros in the last tender announcement to information.
In Germany, the first LTE network went (4G) five years ago to the grid. The 5G technology is designed to enable then to transfer data rates of up to one gigabit per second in mobile telephony. That would be an increase in the data rate by a factor of 10, the ping would be less than 1 millisecond and depending on the mobile service up to 90% less power would be consumed