Communication services revenues in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic exceed six percent
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 30
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
The total revenues from information and communication services in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic totalled 45.52 million manats in 2013, which is 6.1 percent higher than in 2012, according to a report on Nakhchivan's socio-economic development in 2013.
Some 85.2 percent of the total volume of rendered services accounted for mobile communication services, which is 5.9 percent more than in 2012.
The number capacity of Nakhchivan's public telephone network has increased by 1913 units over this period, according the report.
Some 67 fixed-line phones account for every 100 families in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and 94 percent of the automatic telephone stations are connected with each other with fiber optic communication lines.
As of January 1, 2014 the mobile communication penetration in Nakhchivan reached 104 percent (over 447,000 users). Digital TV signals cover 75 percent of Nakhchivan's population. In Azerbaijan this figure stands at 97 percent.
There were built 18 automatic telephone stations and 13 post offices in Nakhchivan by late 2013.
Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is under blockade because of the occupation of Azerbaijan's territories by Armenia.
The official exchange rate on January 30 is 0.7842 AZN/USD.