Number of Mobile Communication Subscribers Rising in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 July / Trend corr S.Babayeva/ "In the first half of 2008, number of mobile communication subscribers grew 8.9% to 4.9mln in Azerbaijan," Azerbaijan's State Statistical Committee reported.
Mobile communication provided 71.3% of 423.34mln of total earnings. Volume of mobile communication services ascended 42.2% from the same period of 2007.
There are three GSM cellular operators in Azerbaijan, with Azercell Telecom having the largest number of subscribers (over 3mln), followed by Bakcell and Azerfon.