Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Babayev a / Azercell Telecom JV put into operation the roaming service with Russian LLC Ekaterinburg 2000(GSM 1800) JV and Korean KTF (WCDMA) operators. This is the 18th roaming agreement with Russian mobile companies and the second roaming agreement with Korean operators.
So far, Azercell Telecom JV has concluded 319 roaming agreements with mobile communication operators from 136countries around the world.
Joint venture "Azercell Telecom" was established on January 19, 1996. Founders were Turkcell Yleti?im Hizmetleri A. S. and Ministry of Communications of Azerbaijan Republic.
"Azercell Telecom" started its activities on December 15, 1996 offering subscribers mobile telecommunications services based on postpaid system. In 1998 prepaid system was launched with tariff package - SimSim that was very successful. As being the leader of the market and very dynamic company it's known as the trend setter in mobile telecommunications market in Azerbaijan applying new technologies and offering various tariff packages, products and services that are beyond the customer needs.