Azerbaijan extends licenses of mobile operators

Azerbaijan extends licenses of mobile operators

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technology of Azerbaijan has extended the license agreements of mobile network operators Azercell, Bakcell, and Azerfon (Nar) for ten years.

Trend news quoted the Ministry sources as saying: "These agreements include licences for the types of activities for mobile communication services – technological standards 2G (GSM), 3G (UMTS) and 4G (LTE)."

According to the report, license issuance will allow mobile operators to provide subscribers with more efficient, high-quality, and professional services using technologies and technological standards of a new generation.

Licensing contributes to the development of a stable and secure digital infrastructure in the country, as well as to the acceleration of digital transformation, it said.

Mobile operators have been operating on the basis of appropriate licenses since 1996. Thus, LLC "Azercell" and LLC "Bakcell" entered the market in 1996, and LLC "Azerfon" - in 2005.

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