According to the new information compiled with the data of the Information Technologies and Communications Authority , the production of mobile phones in Turkey increased by 767.43 % compared to the previous year and reached 6,904,630 . In Turkey , 23,788,263 international mobile device IDs belonging to 14,694,210 devices with electronic identity documents were recorded in the mobile device registration system in 2021.
While these records cover devices that are imported, manufactured or brought with passengers for commercial purposes, a total of 11,951,260 IMEI numbers were registered last year, based on the number of IMEIs. This number is 43% less than the previous year .
Number of Imported Phones Also Declining
In the number of devices, the number of imported devices decreased by 38 % compared to the previous year . Domestic phone production also has an impact on this, as well as the current effect of the exchange rate.
In the past year , many global companies opened their own facilities in Turkey and started to manufacture phones here. The number of manufactured devices increased by 767.43% compared to the previous year and reached 6,904,630.
Along with travel, the number of devices brought with the passenger and recorded increased by 52% to 110,253 . While 107,581 of these phones were registered via e-Government, 2,672 of them were registered through registration centers.