Bakcell LTE network up and running; commercial launch anticipated by early-2014

4 Dec 2013

Azerbaijani mobile operator Bakcell has soft-launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, Bakcell director general Richard Shearer has revealed to the Trend news agency, although the technology is not expected to be made available on a commercial basis until early 2014.

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