Turkish firm develops safe videoconference software

Turkey's one of the largest defense companies Havelsan developed an indigenous and safe videoconference software, named Diyalog.

The use of videoconference software rose sharply after the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused lockdowns globally.

The high demand for this software also revealed some security problems.

Operators to offer free internet on mobiles during Ramadan

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.

The next digital step

The widespread use of digital tools to facilitate economic transactions, public services and telecommunications can be considered important progress made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Telecoms outperform Euro peers

Greece's telecommunication networks have responded well to the pandemic crisis so far. Despite the increase in traffic coming to at least 50 percent, as noted by British consultancy Tech4i2, the slowdown in internet speeds around the country has been the smallest compared to networks elsewhere in Europe.