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Azercell customers are 2mln in number

10 August 2006 [21:31] - TODAY.AZ
Azercell telecom Joint venture invested $90.41mln in Azerbaijan during January-July of 2006 and has totally invested $495.109mln during 9.5 years, Azercell director general Halim Ateshi stated.

He said that Azercell paid taxes of $40.549mn during the first part of the year. Taxes paid during past 10 years amounted to $270.708mn.

Azercell cooperated with 39 mobile operators of 24 countries during the first part of the year.

It constructed 91 new radio bases in Baku, Absheron and other regions.

289 radio bases are expected to be installed by this year end.

He also added that Azercell cover 76% of the mobile-communication market at present. Its network covers 74.5% of the country. Thanks to this factor, 98% of the population benefits by high-quality mobile communication.

At the end of this year first six month, the number of Azercell customs reached 1 966 056.

But Ateshi noted that the customers are 2mn now. On this occasion he rewarded the 2 millionth customer- Ganja resident Orkhan Ali Sadigov, APA reports.


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