Azerbaijan extends mobile operating licences for ten years

10 Sep 2021

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies has extended the licence agreements of mobile network operators (MNOs) Azercell, Bakcell and Azerfon (Nar) for a period of ten years. ‘These agreements include licences for the types of activities for mobile communication services – technological standards 2G (GSM), 3G (UMTS) and 4G (LTE),’ the Ministry announced in a brief statement.

‘The issuance of appropriate licences to mobile operators will allow them to provide their subscribers with more efficient, high-quality and professional services using new generation technologies and technological standards,’ the Ministry noted, adding: ‘Along with this, the issuance of licences will contribute to the development of a sustainable and secure digital infrastructure in the country, as well as to the acceleration of digital transformation.’