РђLI ABBASOV: POSITION OF AZERCELL AS MONOPOLIST AT LOCAL COMMUNICATION MARKET NATURAL
The Azercell Joint Venture is the monopolist at the communication market in Azerbaijan, the Minister of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan, Ali Abbasov told the news conference on 8 July.
According to him, such a position is quite natural, as exactly this company be the first operator at the local market with the great coverage and technical possibilities.
В"Two mobile communication operators are currently functioning and if to bear in mind, that the Bakcell activities are not so vast as that of Azercell, such companyвЂ™s position is well-groundedВ", - the Minister underlined.
He also reported, that the solution in this situation is possible only after new mobile communication operators enter the Azerbaijani market.
В"Today many companies study the Azerbaijani market and if any proposals available they will be immediately considered by the MinistryвЂќ, he pointed out.
In the MinisterвЂ™s opinion, the recently adopted law вЂњOn TelecommunicationsвЂќ will allow the government to produce claims, directed to the market liberalization, towards monopoli