For children living in the remote mountainous areas of the Mediterranean province of Antalya, distance learning introduced in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic could be exhausting.
Some students living in the Taurus Mountains, which spans much of southern Turkey, have to trek to a point where they can pick up signal because they do not have good reception in their villages.
Turkey's mobile telephone users will enjoy 1-gigabyte data of free internet during the holy month of Ramadan, the country's transport and infrastructure minister has announced.
The government has made the necessary arrangement for free internet access with the mobile phone operators, Adil Karaismailoğlu said.
Albanian mobile phone users have unexpectedly received a recorded message from the Prime Minister, advising them on how to protect themselves from the coronavirus - and the media.
"Wash your hands, don't move from your house for pleasure, open windows as much as you can, protect yourself from the media," the message from Edi Rama said.
Turks spend on average some two hours and 48 minutes on social media on a daily basis, while the time they remain glued to the tube is two hours and 44 minutes, according to a study jointly carried out by the Association for Mobile Communication Devices and Information Technologies Businessmen (MOBİSAD) and Istanbul University.
The number of mobile subscribers in Turkey increased to 82.9 million as of the third quarter of 2019, rising from 80.1 million at the end of 2018, data from the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) have shown.
The mobile subscriber penetration rate also climbed to 101.1 percent as of end-September from 99 percent in 2018.
Bulgaria's State Road Traffic Safety Agency has launched an information campaign under the motto "Write When You Get There" aimed at preventing the use of mobile phones while driving. Data of the Interior Ministry indicates that in 2018 there were 1,634 serious road traffic accidents involving one vehicle. They killed 193 people and injured more than 2,000 people, BNR reported.
570 drivers were sanctioned for misuse of mobile phones in the latest operation to prevent the illegal use of mobile devices while driving, the press center of the Ministry of Interior announced.
The operation was organized by the European Network of Traffic Police Forces - TISPOL and took place in the week of 16-22 September.
The head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, presented on Friday evening a milestone report that provides for 14 measures for the reorganization of the 112 emergency response service.