Azerbaijan

Nar reaches half a million LTE subscribers
Nar continues LTE network expansion
Bakcell aims to install 400 LTE base stations by end-2018
Nar further expands LTE network
Azerfon 4G footprint reaches 33 regions
Azercell expands LTE network to five more regions
Bakcell expands LTE network to cover more than 30 regions
SAZZ launches TD-LTE network in Baku, Absheron
Karabakh Telecom plans EUR11m investment in Artsakh; telco may lose its monopoly
Azercell continues LTE expansion in two more districts
AzTelekom launches 4G LTE fixed broadband pilot project
Nar boosts LTE nationwide footprint
Baktelecom launches TD-LTE broadband around Baku
Fintur Holdings divests stake in Azercell
Bakcell extends LTE footprint to northern regions
Baktelecom extends fibre reach in Baku, plans March LTE launch
Azercell makes first VoLTE call in Azerbaijan
SAZZ to build ‘Pre-5G’ TD-LTE network in Azerbaijan
Nar further extends LTE reach to Ganja
Azercell continues LTE expansion to three new cities
Bakcell launches LTE service in Ganja
Azercell brings 4G services to Ganja
Nar expands 3G network, installs 194 base stations since January
AzTelekom planning FTTH upgrade to replace ADSL network
Azercell continues to expand network
BTRIB revamps operations under Baktelecom brand
Azercell expands 4G footprint in Baku, Absheron
Swedish prosecutors cease Azercell-related investigation
Nar acquires ISP CityNet, first to offer fixed and mobile services under one brand
Delta, Alca-Lu sign LTE equipment deal
AzQtel demonstrates 900Mbps TD-LTE-A speeds, 1Gbps speeds mooted for 2017
Bakcell demonstrates peak speeds of 225Mbps
Nar expands 3G, 4G coverage
Bakcell completes two-year mobile network upgrade
Bakcell to upgrade to LTE-A, boost peak speeds to 225Mbps
Bakcell to increase 4G coverage by installing 600 LTE sites
Delta Telecom plans LTE upgrade in 1Q16
Turkcell considers full acquisition of Fintur
TeliaSonera decides to exit Eurasia countries
Bakcell reveals 4G rollout progress in Azerbaijan
MCHT to permit use of 800MHz for LTE; GSM standard to be mothballed
TeliaSonera vows to be ‘open and transparent’ after media scrutiny of Azercell deal
Nar launches 4G LTE services in Baku
Bakcell launches commercial 4G LTE services
Azercell expands 2G, 3G network footprint
Nar Mobile introduces DC-HSPA+ technology
Ultel suspends CDMA service
AzTelekom, MCHT launch FNP service
MCHT awards 4G licence to Nar Mobile
AzTelekom launches first phase of broadband expansion project
K-Telecom mired in illegal mobile calls dispute; secures improved roaming deal with ArmenTel
Positive developments for Azerbaijan’s ICT sector
Bakcell attracts 62% of all Azerbaijani MNP transfers
More than 12,000 have used MNP in Azerbaijan
Not in my Bak-yard: Bakcell offers widest roaming
Nakhtel nationwide licence rumour dismissed, Nakhchivan 4G deployment to go ahead
Talkin’ all that SAZZ: AzQtel trumpets TD-LTE numbers
Azercell subscribers reach over 4.6 million
Bakcell cuts data roaming prices for first time for subscribers visiting UAE
Azerbaijan prepares for privatisation of two state telcos
Nakhtel permitted to expand to Azerbaijan
Nakhtel plans 4G rollout in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
AzQtel widens WiMAX footprint
State telcos to roll out rural LTE project
Azerbaijan to restructure communications ministry
Number of Azercell base stations reaches 5,500
Autonomous regulator in pipeline; ICT revenue nears USD2bn
Azerbaijan implements MNP
MNP to launch on 1 February
Azerbaijan to merge two state telcos
MNP to be implemented in January
Bakcell LTE network up and running; commercial launch anticipated by early-2014
Azercell ramps up LTE service; 252 BTS now cover Baku and Absheron
AzEuroTel close to completing PSTN upgrade; announces NGN plans
Fibre rollout project receives government approval
Bakcell, Huawei complete core network unification
Long-awaited EPEG cable launches commercially
Azercell installs 194 new base stations
Azercell to offer VoLTE
Ministry to allocate 800MHz spectrum for 4G
Duo launch MNP
MCIT seeks compensation from cellcos over MNP delays
MNP to launch next month?
Azercell selects Ericsson for network expansion
Azerbaijan eyes 2018 launch for second telecoms satellite
Bakcell announces that its network modernisation project has begun
Parts of EPEG cable are active, Delta Telecom CEO says
Beltelecom, AzTelekom to cooperate on direct communication channel
TeliaSonera’s EBITDA falls 3.9%; appoints lawyers to scrutinise Eurasian operations
Mobile operators ink number portability agreement
Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia joining TASIM fibre superhighway
Bakcell awarded compensation in interconnection claim against Azercell
Azerbaijan launches its first satellite
Azeri telecoms satellite prepares for launch
Bakcell customers hit 2.6m
Azeri settlements to be connected under fibre-optic network project
Bakcell ready to launch MNP
Telecom regulators from six east European nations form new association
MNP date set for October
Bakcell gears up for MNP with PT solution
Azercell unveils LTE network
AzTelekom widens broadband coverage in rural areas
Delta Telecom completes Azerbaijan EPEG segment
Going for a song: LTE comes to Baku
Azerfon extends Vodafone partnership to Nar Mobile brand
Azerfon brings 3G to parts of the Baku Metro
Azerbaijan segment of EPEG close to completion
Bakcell boosts rural network coverage
Third cellco launches 3G; Azercell applies for 4G licence
Bakcell eyes 4G licence
Azercell launches 3G services
Azercell, Bakcell awarded 3G licences
Azercell 3G licence award imminent
MCIT says Azercell and Bakcell will receive 3G licences by year-end
Ministry in ‘final stages’ of awarding 3G licence to Azercell, Bakcell
MCIT tasked with ICT promotion
Azerfon 3G subs top 340,000
AzQtel to boost Baku WiMAX coverage
Delta seeks participation in EPEG cable system
MCIT takes full ownership of AzEuroTel
Azerfon selects NSN for LTE rollout, network modernisation
Azerfon to spend USD15m on network expansion
Bakcell subscribers top 2.5 million
Azercell set to receive 3G licence?
Azerfon unveils ‘3G+’ services
Neighbours sign a protocol on frequency channels in border areas
Catel increases CDMA network footprint
B&B TV to launch broadband by end-2010
MCIT sees year-end launch of MNP
AzQtel to achieve full coverage of Absheron peninsula with WiMAX network by next month
Award of further two 3G licences imminent
MCIT to review 3G licence awards ‘by summer’
3G coverage to be boosted in Nakhchivan
Bakcell extends network
Broadband subscribers near 40,000
MNP to be implemented this year
Delta launches mobile WiMAX network
Azerfon launches 3G, unveils new Azerfon-Vodafone brand
Azerfon plans full 3G coverage of Baku underground
Azerfon to launch 3G by year-end
MCIT awards 3G licence to Azerfon
Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan venture to improve Caspian connectivity
TeliaSonera using ‘coupons’ to pay for Azercell stake, report says
AzQtel to expand WiMAX across provinces
CATEL secures SMS roaming with GSM networks
Bakcell expands to Nakhichivan
MCIT to issue 3G licences in September
Azerbaijan fixes 3G tax
Azerfon bolsters national coverage
Azercell, Azerfon launch talks over interconnection dispute
Azerfon inks partnership deal with Vodafone, rolls out 3G network
Azercell cuts interconnection with Nar Mobile
AzTelekom rolls out NGN in Ganja
Telecoms sector revenues up 16%
MCIT to allocate 3G frequencies
AzTelekom connects telecom centres to TAE
Bakcell rebrands to take on rivals
Azercell increases number of base stations to 1,576
Bakcell, NSN launch EDGE upgrade
Delta Telecom partners Alcatel-Lucent for network upgrade, expansion
Azercell expands LiveScreen Media service
Azerfon commissions 30 new base stations
Court seizes AzEuroTel bank assets
Bakcell, Nokia Siemens Networks ink GSM expansion agreement
AzTelekom takes legal action against AzEuroTel
Nar Mobile claims one million wireless subscribers
Azerfon deploys almost 100 new base stations
Delta Telecom plans to introduce 300Mbps wireless internet
Nar Mobile expands roaming coverage
Delta Telecom to deploy mobile WiMAX by end-January
Azercell network close to 1,500 base stations
Expanding Fonex
Delta Telecom signs WiMAX contract with Alca-Lu
Elcell wireless internet network expanded
Cellcos say they are still waiting for 3G proposal
Russian cellcos barred from Azerbaijan
Aztelekom WiLL network reaches 10,480 subs; MCIT puts in motion 3G plan
Nar Mobile coverage reaches 80% territory
Azerfon launches new tariff; Azercell deploys more base stations
Bakcell picks Amdocs's compact convergence solution
Azerfon launches new MMS INFO service
United Telecom in network tie-up with Delta Telecom
Nar Mobile and Ericsson sign USD100 million contract
Azeri cellcos to negotiate 3G frequencies
Azercell becomes wholly-owned by Fintur
CATEL expands coverage
Government sells stake in CATEL
Azeri pilot NGN project completed
State-owned telcos to be sold this year
AzTelekom earnings rise in 2007
Nar Mobile expands roaming in Russia, Hungary, and Turkey
Azercell strikes roaming agreements in Austria and Germany
3G licensing early next year
Narmobile concludes new roaming agreements
Azercell signs new roaming agreements
Azercell offers free GPRS to post-paid users
Azerbaijan moots privatisation of telcos
Minister: AzTelekom’s price will be higher after network modernisation
Azercell breaks 2.5 million barrier
State telecoms holdings to be privatised
CATEL to expand coverage
Azercell subscriber base up a third in 2006
Azercell’s 2006 expansion targets met
New mobile operator Azerfon to launch in February
Azercell to invest USD130 million
Azerbaijan minister unimpressed with ITU
Azercell installs more base stations
3G is coming to Azerbaijan
Azercell improves network
Azercell celebrates two millionth customer
Azercell expands network; government to sell stake by end 2006
Azerphone plans August launch; Azercell valued
Pakistan to help Azerbaijan with deregulation
Azerphone to launch in August
Azercell signs new roaming deals
Azercell subscribers grow 34.6%
Azercell to invest USD94.5 million in 2006
Catel receives number allocation
Azerphone wants 85% coverage in two years
Two new cellcos set to launch
Ministry to revamp telecoms licensing
Azercell launches EDGE
Mobile market to double by 2008
ISPs face-off over pricing
Bakcell slashes prices
Government’s Azercell stake valuation leaps 500% in 18 months
Caspian frustrated at continued delays in opening up of cellular market
Mobile subs reach 1.7 million
New telecoms law under fire for relaxed attitude to monopoly operators
Azercell privatisation due by mid-year
Azercell announces USD76 million investment: signs OEM mobile content agreement
Azeri ministry flexes muscles over Karabakh region
Azercell’s 2004 privatisation likely to be shelved
CATEL signs up 500th CDMA subscriber