Türk Telekom's library for the visually impaired has been accessed 198,530 times in the past eight months.
The free service, offered through land lines, enables the visually impaired as well as the general public to listen to books that have been recorded by volunteers. The service has been accessed by callers for more than 1.5 million minutes since it was first offered at the beginning of the year. Most calls came from the provinces of İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Erzurum and Bursa. The item most listened to was “Masnavi,” the best-known work of poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi.