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Mobile penetration level reaches 100 percent in Azerbaijan

ICT Materials 6 January 2011 10:58
The subscriber base of mobile operators in Azerbaijan in 2010 increased by 1.342.880 people, amounting to 9.1 million subscribers, the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry reported.
Mobile penetration level reaches 100 percent in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 6 / Trend H.Valiyev /

The subscriber base of mobile operators in Azerbaijan in 2010 increased by 1.342.880 people, amounting to 9.1 million subscribers, the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry reported.

According to the statistics of the Ministry, in 2009 mobile communication services were used by 7,757,120 subscribers.

Number of mobile communication subscribers

2003

1. 057. 100

2004

1. 456. 500

2005

2. 242. 000

2006

3. 323. 500

2007

4. 519. 000

2008

6. 548. 000

2009

7 .757. 120

2010

9. 100. 000

In late 2010, the mobile penetration in Azerbaijan has reached 100 percent. This figure was 86.2 percent in 2009.

Level of the mobile penetration

2003

12.8

2004

17.4

2005

26.8

2006

39.0

2007

52.4

2008

75.0

2009

86.2

2010

100

Over 70 percent of the income received by the telecommunications sector in 2010 accounted for the mobile operators.

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