UCOM extends broadband coverage to Achapnyak, Yerevan

2 Mar 2012

Armenian broadband access provider UCOM LLC has expanded its network to Achapnyak district in the capital Yerevan, ARKA News reports citing the company as saying. From today the company is offering homes and businesses access to its broadband connections in the area, including broadband plans ranging from 8Mbps to 24Mbps, it said. UCOM’s basic broadband package costs AMD8,000 (USD20.58) per month for a 8Mbps (downlink) connection, increasing to AMD12,000 (12Mbps) and AMD15,000 (15Mbps), respectively. Further, it said prices for its three-in-one packages, ‘Classic’ (15Mbps), ‘Rock’ (18Mbps) and ‘Jazz’ (24Mbps), remain unchanged. Having successfully completed its latest service rollout, the operator is now targeting the south west district where it intends to begin offering services from May 2012.

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, UCOM LLC was founded in 2007 to deliver a range of traditional and innovative high quality services in the Armenian telecommunications market. Having partnered with equipment vendor Ericsson, Yerevan-based UCOM has built a fibre-optic network based on Gigabit Passive Optical Network (G-PON) technology and today offers triple-play internet, TV and voice telephony services to residential subscribers through its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network. As at September 2011 the operator had a total of 20,000 triple-play – TV, broadband internet access and IP telephony – subscribers.

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