Russian mobile operator interested on Azeri market

ICT Materials 3 July 2006 12:28 (UTC +04:00)

Mobilniye Tele-Systems (Mobile Tele Systems - MTS) has voiced its interests in cellular assets in CIS countries and near foreign countries, as well as Southeast Asia.

These are markets with low level of penetration of cellular communication and good potential of development. Therefore, the Azerbaijani market is very interesting for us within the framework of MTSs development strategy, Kirill Alavdin, spokesman for MTS, told Trend special correspondent in MTS. He was characterizing the perspectives for cooperation of biggest cellular operator of Russia with the Azerbaijani counterparts.

Regarding the interaction between MTS and Azerbaijani mobile operator Bakcell, Alavdin, said that the company cannot say anything about the plans or talks on purchase of Bakcell.