CDMA to Cover Entire Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 November / Trend corr. S.Babayeva/ "In 2009, CDMA network will cover the entire Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) of Azerbaijan," said NAR Minister for Communications and IT Rovshan Mammadov.
"Presently the network covers 70% of the NAR," Mammadov said.
According to the Minister, there are ten base stations in the NAR and another four will be set up in near future.
CDMA was launched at the beginning of 2006 and now has 5,000 subscribers.
CDMA was applied in NAR on the basis of a contract signed between the NAR Ministry of Communications and Chinese Huawei company.
Besides CDMA, Azercell Telecom, Bakcell (since late 2006) and Azerfon (since 2007) render mobile communication services in the NAR.