Azercell, Azerbaijan’s largest cellco in terms of subscribers, has extended its network coverage, with the deployment of 72 base transceiver stations (BTS) in the first quarter of 2015. According to AzerNews, the operator added 22 2G towers to its network during the period, as well as 50 3G cell sites. As of 31 March 2015 the total number of Azercell BTS in operation stood at 2,660 (2G), 1,760 (3G) and 257 (4G).
According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Azercell’s 2G network offers 99.8% population coverage, while 3G services are available in all major cities. The operator’s 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network is currently limited to Baku, Seaside National Park and Absheron Peninsula.