Bulgaria to join Azerbaijan’s largest telecom project
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Huseyn Valiyev – Trend:
Bulgaria will join the construction of the Azerbaijan-initiated Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM).
The preliminary agreement on cooperation within this project was reached at the fourth session of the Azerbaijan-Bulgaria Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, held in Baku.
The parties agreed to study the possibility of using telecommunication networks of Bulgarian communication operators as the segments of the TASIM.
Construction of TASIM envisages the creation of a major transit link from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Russia (Rostelecom), Kazakhstan (KazTransCom), Turkey (TurkTelecom) and China (China Telecom) are also involved in TASIM project.
Azerbaijan is represented in the project by AzInTelecom (formerly the International Relations and Accounting Center of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies).