Azerbaijan, Baku, April 5 / Trend H. Valiyev /
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced about investing to the amount of $4 million in Datacell company.
EBRD representative, this is the first investment project of the bank, implemented in the telecommunications market in Azerbaijan.
Datacell company renders services of wireless Internet access via iBurst technology.
Today, the network cover the territory of Baku and Absheron. Since February, a network of wireless Internet access ElCell covered Ganja.
Today Datacell operates to improve the quality of service in the suburbs of Baku. In near future we plan to launch the network into commercial operation in Khirdalan and Sumgait. In general, in 2011 ElCell network will cover all major cities of Azerbaijan.
By the end of this year the company plans to use a network of service centers in Guba, Nabran, Lankaran and Masalli.
Elcell is based on technology iBurst of Arraycomm company (USA). Its main advantage is mobility.
Access to the Global Network is given by PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association), and special modems for desktop PCs.