Bakcell 3G subscribers exceed 700,000
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 16 / Trend H. Valiyev /
The number of Bakcell 3G subscribers has exceeded 700,000 after the network was launched into commercial operation on November 23, 2011, Bakcell commercial director Krasimir Genov told Trend today.
"Today, 2G Bakcell voice communication covers 99 per cent of the population and the 3G network is still only available in major cities," he said. "We are ahead of our competitors in the number of base stations supporting the third generation standard. Today the number of stations, supporting 3G is more than 500 and the number will be increased to 1000 this year."
The Bakcell commercial director said that the company's main task for this year is to increase the number of subscribers willing to get 3G services and to improve the quality of those rendered to consumers. The maximum speed, recorded in Bakcell 3G data network, is 28 Mbit / s.
USB DATA-cards devices used by end-users require high speed. However the vast majority of users get access to the Internet through smart phones.