Azerbaijan's CDMA communication operator expanding regional network
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 5 / Trend , H.Valiyev/
CATEL Company completes work on the installation of new base stations of wireless CDMA communication in the Shaki and Tovuz regions, the company told Trend .
The company is also taking measures to strengthen communication in the Gusar region.
At present, the network of CDMA Catel, besides Baku, Sumgait and Absheron peninsula, covers Sangachal, Alat, Kurdamir, Ujar, Shirvan, Goychay, Mingachevir, Ganja, Shamkir, Agstafa, Balakan, Davachi, Nabran, Khudat, Khachmaz, Lankaran, Astara and Masalli regions.
The company plans to expand CDMA communication in all regions of the country by late 2009.
CATEL Company offers its subscribers mobile services in CDMA 2000 1X, operating in the range of 800 MHz.
CDMA standard is an alternative to broadband DSL, and allows easier access to information (in particular the Internet), particularly in remote areas where the cost of cable is unreasonably high.
CATEL Company provides services in CDMA since mid-2003, and the official opening of the CDMA network took place on Aug. 13 in 2004.