Armenian broadband provider UCOM LLC is expanding its network coverage to the country’s third largest city, Vanadzor, as well as to the administrative region of Lori in Northern Province, ARKA news reports. In a press release the company said it intends to open a service centre in Vanadzor in June, but before that people living there will be able sign up for its services and offers.
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. The company reported signing up its 50,000th customer in February this year, a figure it hopes to double in the short- to medium-term.