Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend /Azerbaijan's leading mobile operator Azercell Telecom JV has put into operation international roaming service with Argentinean Telecom Personal SA operator. This is the second roaming agreement with Argentinean mobile companies. Azercell subscribers are able to use services of Argentinean CTI Compania de Telefonos del Interior S.A operator.
Azercell Telecom JV has signed up 342 roaming agreements with mobile communication operators from 140 countries of the world.
The number of subscribers exceeds 2.8mln. The company covers 78% of the territory and 99% of the population of Azerbaijan with its mobile communications network. The company has roaming agreements with 300 operators.
Azercell JSC was established on 19 January 1996 by Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS and the Azerbaijani Ministry of Telecommunications.
Azercell Telekom is a joint venture of the Azerbaijani Telecommunications and IT Ministry (35.7%) and Fintur Holdings BV (64.3 %), with 58.55% belonging to TeliaSonera and 41.45% to Turkcell.