CATEL SERVICE NETWORK EXPANDS
The service network of the Azerbaijani-American Joint Venture (JV) Catel (Caspian American Telecommunications, LLC) is expanding.
The number of Catel subscribers exceeds 18,000 and this figure grows at a great speed, the JV executive director Sadig Gumbatov told Trend. According to him, the technical basis of the enterprise enables to service 80,000 subscribers.
В"In case of the necessity in the network expanding, it will be possible to implement in the shortest periodвЂќ, the enterprise head noted.
The РЎatel JV was set up in 1997 at the result of the consortium of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies (MCIT) and OMSL (Omni-Metromedia-Caspian Ltd.) and is the first operator in the communication market, having received the licence for performing the wireless telephone communication in Azerbaijan.