CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access), a multiple access system with code division is expanding in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. Trend reports referring to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Telecommunication and IT Ministry, that the installation of 12 basic stations and work on regulation of the central network management system are under completion in the Azerbaijan region.
CDM wireless telecommunication system will cover 70% of the inhabited territories of the Azerbaijan enclave and render its services to over 10.000 subscribers.
The network has already obtained the zonal code - 060 and seven-digit (540 XX XX) prefix. There are possibilities to install roaming communications with other telecommunication operators as well.
CDMA technology was introduced in Nakhchivan in the beginning of March, 2006.
Work on the installation of CDMA has been carried out on the basis of the contract signed between the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Telecommunication and IT Ministry and Huawei of China.
Together with CDMA and Azercell Telecom services, Bakcell also has started rendering its mobile services in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.
CDMA was first presented as a commercial product in 1995. It is a wireless technology designed after GSM. CDMA converts speech into digit information, which is then sent as a radio signal across the wireless network. Presented as a commercial product first in 1995, CDMA is one of the most rapidly developing wireless technologies in the World. In 1999, International Telecommunications Union chose CDMA as an industrial standard for new 3G wireless system.