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16/12/16 Winners of contest and competitions dedicated to 135th anniversary of telephone communication in Azerbaijan awarded

The awarding ceremony of the winners of the contest and  competitions  held in connection with the professional holiday of workers of communications and information technologies

06/12/16 Professional holiday of communication workers celebrated in Ganja

Today is the professional holiday of workers of communications and information technologies

08/11/16 Joint project on modernization of ICT infrastructure and services in Azerbaijan is realized

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan agreed on implementation of the next step of the project on “Modernization of Sustainability and Efficiency of ICT Infrastructure and Services in the Republic of Azerbaijan”            .

07/10/16 Azerbaijan has been elected a member of the Supreme Body of the Universal Postal Union

The 26th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) was held in Istanbul, Turkey, from September 19 to October 7, 2016.

03/08/16 The State Fund for Development of Information Technologies continues accepting projects for the next grant competition

The State Fund for Development of Information Technologies under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) continues accepting projects for the next grant competition announced by the Fund.

03/08/16 Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology

President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Information and Communications Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran, co-chairman of Azerbaijan-Iran State Commission on Economic, Trade and Humanitarian Cooperation Mahmoud Vaezi.

29/07/16 Issues raised by citizens were discussed at a meeting

The issues that were raised today by citizens during their reception by Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade in Gabala were then discussed in detail at a meeting with the heads of regional telecommunication nodes and branch post offices.

27/07/16 Electronic Security Centre becomes a member of international organisation

The Electronic Security Centre under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies has become a member of the Cybersecurity Alliance for Mutual Progress (CAMP) operating in South Korea. 

05/07/16 Azerbaijani delegation participates in World Nuclear Exhibition

An Azerbaijani delegation from of National Centre for Nuclear Research JSC under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies took part in the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris.

20/02/16 Streaming delays mentally taxing for smartphone users: Ericsson Mobility Report

Ericsson has released a new issue of Mobility Report that was prepared specially for the Mobile World Congress.

19/02/16 ‘Give life to KVAN’ online campaign continues

A very successful project has been implemented by GR8CLUB - one of the teams operating in the Business Incubation Center (BIC) of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT).

16/02/16 MCHT’s Board of Appeal holds its first meeting

In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 3 February 2016 “On establishment of Boards of Appeal in central and local executive bodies of the Republic of Azerbaijan”, the Board of Appeal established in the  Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) has held its first meeting.
 

15/02/16 44% of the world’s population will have internet access in 2016

Latest predictions made by the International Data Corporation (IDC) revealed that about 44 percent of the world’s population would have internet access in 2016.

15/02/16 Symposium on ‘The Future Networked Car’ to be held in Geneva

On 3 March 2016 in Geneva, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will convene a symposium on “The Future Networked Car” 

08/02/16 Clients of Kapital Bank to use banking services through E-government portal

Kapital Bank will provide banking services to its clients through the E-government portal 

06/02/16 New automatic telephone exchanges put into operation in Nakhchivan AR last year

According to the report on socio-economic development of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in 2015, automatic telephone exchanges each having a capacity of 384 numbers

05/02/16 200 people win national intellectual online contest ‘I am Azerbaijani’

So far, 200 people have won the national intellectual online contest “I am Azerbaijani” held with the support of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies

01/02/16 Regular meeting of Supervisory Board of State Fund for Development of Information Technologies held

On 29 January 2016, the regular meeting of the Supervisory Board of the State Fund for Development of Information Technologies under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies was held under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies Elmir Velizadeh.

28/01/16 Another channel broadcasted via Azerspace-1 satellite

The only satellite operator in the South Caucasus, Azercosmos OJSC, signed a contract on commercial broadcasting of “2TV” public channel of the “Georgian Public Broadcasting” (GPB) company, which carries out broadcasting of the public TV and radio channels of the Republic of Georgia.

26/01/16 Ministry of Communications and High Technologies takes preventive measures because of harsh weather conditions

Because of the bad weather conditions, the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies have brought the emergency services

13/01/16 Computer production increases by 2.1 times in Azerbaijan

The volume of production of computer, electronic and optical products has traditionally increased in Azerbaijan.

06/01/16 How can a subscriber change his toll-free phone number without visiting a telephone hub?

By using the electronic service of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT), subscribers can easily change a toll-free telephone number.

30/12/15 To workers of communications and high technologies

The development of information and high technologies sphere is one of the priorities of state policy in our country.

25/12/15 MCHT holds meeting with representatives of company Huawei

A meeting was held at the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) with representatives of well-known Chinese ICT company Huawei. 

22/12/15 List of public security - related activities requiring licensing approved

The list of public security - related activities and the amounts of state fees for obtaining licenses for conducting public security - related activities were approved by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev's decree of December 21, 2015.

22/12/15 State fees set for provision of communication services requiring licensing

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on activities requiring licensing. The list of activities requiring licensing (except for public security - related activities) and the amounts of state fees for obtaining licenses for conducting these activities were approved by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev's decree of December 21, 2015.

22/12/15 Winners of ‘E-education’ competition to be announced at the end of December

The winners of the republic-level competition “E-education” will be announced at the end of December. According to information provided by the Education System Informatization Department of the Ministry of Education, out of 900 projects that had been submitted to the competition, 207 were selected for participation in the next stage of the competition.

14/12/15 75% of e-services approved by the Cabinet of Ministers have been integrated to the E-government portal

The Data Processing Centre (DPC) of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) of the Republic of Azerbaijan has released new statistical information on electronic services. 

04/12/15 1st meeting of Regional Group of 3rd Research Commission of Standardization Bureau of ITU held

The first meeting of the Regional Group for Eastern Europe and the CIS region of the 3rd Research Commission of the Standardization Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been held in Baku within the exhibition and conference Bakutel 2015.
 

02/12/15 President Ilham Aliyev visited Bakutel 2015 exhibition

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited Bakutel 2015, the 21st Azerbaijan International Exhibition on Telecommunications and Information Technologies, at Baku Expo Center.

25/06/15 The latest satelliteimages of Baku Olympic Stadium and other Baku2015 game venues acquired from Azersky

This year,  Azerbaijan appended a signature named the First European Games to its  glorious history.

02/12/14 Bakutel celebrates its 20th anniversary

Exhibition of telecommunications and information technology Bakutel is one of the leading specialised exhibitions in the country.

27/06/14 “The Great Britain -Azerbaijan High Technologies” forum held in London

On 23-25 June 2014 the Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov was visiting London  at the invitation of Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries of the UK and the Secretary General of the "Global Internet Governance Forum".

13/01/14 ITU announces vacancy

ITU announces vacancy for position of Training and Development Officer

02/12/13 19th Azerbaijan International Exhibition Telecommunication and Information Technologies

Bakutel 2013, the largest telecommunication and information technology exhibition in the Caucasus and Caspian region will take place at the Baku Expo Centre from the 2nd to th 5th of December.

02/12/13 First Azerbaijan-Italy ‘B2B’ forum to be held within ‘Bakutel-2013’ exhibition & conference

The first Azerbaijan – Italy “B2B” forum is expected to be held within the framework of the 19th international exhibition and conference “Bakutel – 2013”. The activity will start on the 4th of December 2013 in the conference room of the 3rd hall of the Ekspo Centre at 11 o’clock in the morning.

02/12/13 Memorandum of Understanding on ‘TASIM’ project to be signed within ‘Bakutel-2013’ exhibition & conference

A Memorandum of Understanding on “Trans Eurasian Information Super Highway” project (TASIM) is expected to be signed within the “Bakutel-2013” Telecommunication and Information Technologies exhibition & conference that will be held in the capital of Azerbaijan Baku on 2-5 December 2013.

02/12/13 Azerbaijan – U.S. ICT Business Forum to be held in Baku

The Azerbaijan – U.S. ICT Business Forum will take place on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Baku Business Center.

02/12/13 Baku to host international conference “Global Cyber Security Cooperation: Challenges and Visions”

Top speakers from around the world will debate ways and means to foster greater international cooperation on securing cyber space

02/12/13 Addressed to the Participants of Bakutel 2013, The 19th Azerbaijan International Telecommunications and Information Technologies Exhibition and Conference

I would like to congratulate you on the opening of BakuTel 2013, the 19th International Exhibition and Conference.

02/04/13 Action Plan in connection with the declaration 2013 “Year of ICT” in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Action Plan in connection with the declaration 2013 “Year of ICT” in the Republic of Azerbaijan

16/01/13 65,000 students have been provided with discount cards

Within the framework of “Azerbaijan youth in 2011-2015” State Program 65,000 students have been provided with student discount cards.

21/11/12 Coverage of digital TV and FM radio expands in Azerbaijan

Work is currently underway in Azerbaijan to expand the network coverage of DVB-T digital television and FM radio. According to information provided to the “ICTnews” online news service by Teleradio Production Unit, modern 600W digital DVB-T television transmitters have been

07/11/12 ‘Dilmanch’ project presented a number of innovations at ‘Bakutel-2012’ exhibition

‘Dilmanch’ project has presented a number of innovations at this years’ ‘Bakutel-2012’ exhibition. According to information provided by ICTnews, the speech recognition system for Azerbaijani language, displayed at the exhibition, makes it possible to enter text to the

05/11/12 Azerbaijan plans to launch low-altitude satellite into orbit in 2013

“Results of the tender, which was announced by Azerkosmos OJSC to build, insure and launch into orbit a low-altitude satellite, have not been revealed yet”, said deputy minister of Communications and Information Technologies Iltimas Mammadov during the interview with journalists.

01/11/12 VII Internet Governance Forum to be held in Baku on 6-9 November 2012

The VII Internet Governance Forum (IGF) organized jointly by UN and Azerbaijan Government will be held in Baku on 6-9 November, 2012.

22/10/12 New EATSs launched in regions

Aztelekom Production Unit prepared an activity plan, which is aimed at covering the population’s need for telephone communication services. As a result of the activities implemented within the activity plan, new EATSs have been built and put into operation in the regional centre in Sheki region,

16/10/12 Deputy Minister takes part in 25th congress of Universal Postal Union held in Doha

Azerbaijani delegation headed by Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Iltimas Mammadov took part in the 25th Congress

16/10/12 New models added to range of computers sold with ‘People’s Computer’ project

Presently, the number of computers sold within “People’s Computer” project constitutes 19,400 units. According to information provided to ICTnews online news service by “BestComp” company, the following new models were added to the range of computers sold within “People’s

15/10/12 Azerkosmos prepares initial draft of Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Space Activities

Azerkosmos OJSC continues to work on preparation and improvement of the initial draft of Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Space Activities. This information was provided to “ICTnews” online news service by the head of the Department for Coordinating State Enterprices’ Activities Mirheydar Ismayilov.

12/10/12 IMEI-code registration system to appear in Azerbaijan by late 2012, Deputy Minister

The mobile phone IMEI-code registration in Azerbaijan will be launched in December, the Deputy Minister of Communications and IT Iltimas Mammadov told media. He said that the introduction of code registration system is an important component in preventing the illegal

12/10/12 Azerbaijan develops platform for issuing e-signatures

The Ministry of Communications and IT of Azerbaijan is working to develop a platform of issuing e-signatures by using mobile technology, the deputy Minister of Communications and IT Iltimas Mammadov informed media.

12/10/12 Azerspace to be launched in January

The first Azerbaijani telecommunications satellite Azerspace to be put into orbit is expected to be launched in January 2013, the Deputy Minister of Communications and IT of Azerbaijan Iltimas Mammadov informed.

09/10/12 Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway Project to establish major new transit route between Europe and Asia, ITU

An information about the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway project (Tasim) has been included into the report “The State of Broadband 2012:

01/10/12 Aztelekom PU launches “e-Signature” trainings

Aztelekom Production Unit has launched “e-Signature” trainings for its employees. According to information told by the technical director of Aztelekom PU Zahir Valiyev to ICTnews, the trainings, which are being held on stage by stage basis, are aimed at enlightening employees of

25/09/12 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be provided with high quality broadcasting in Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan has implemented a number of measures in order to

20/09/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Nakhchivan AR holds board meeting

Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Nakhchivan AR has held a board meeting in connection with the preparation for 2012-2013

19/09/12 Next version of Azerbaijani text scoring system presented

In accordance with information given by Azerbaijan’s software developer DİLMANC, it has presented the next version of Azerbaijani text scoring system. New function for correction of the scoring speed has been added to the system. The application allows to read the text aloud and to

18/09/12 Number of subscribers in regions increases

Work is underway by Aztelekom Production Unit to expand the telephone communication network and increase the number of telephone subscribers. According to information provided by Aztelekom PU to ICTnews, as a result of implemented activities, the number of the subscribers who

17/09/12 MCIT will help to determine in advance coordinates of earthquakes

“The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev gives special attention to the development of information and communication technologies sphere in Azerbaijan. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan (MCIT) also

14/09/12 Telephone communication network expands in Khazar district

A new project has been launched in Khazar district of Baku in order to expand the coverage of the telephone communication network. This information was provided to ICTnews by the technical director of Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit Rasul Gurbanov. According to him,

14/09/12 Number of telephone subscribers in Baku reaches 800,000

There are now around 800,000 telephone subscribers in Baku. This information was provided to ICTnews by the technical director of Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit Rasul Qurbanov. According to him, Baku Telephone Communication wants to bring the number

11/09/12 Azerbaijan to participate at ITU Telecom World 2012

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies will present Azerbaijan at the world conference and specialized exhibition of telecommunication technologies,

08/09/12 More than 19,000 computers sold within ‘People’s computer’ project

The number of citizens who buy computers at discounted prices within the framework of the ‘People’s computer’ project is growing rapidly in Azerbaijan. The total number of computers sold under the project to teachers, students, pupils, civil servants and medical workers made up 19,102 units.

07/09/12 NGN network to cover several more regions

“We will continue to expand NGN network in regions”, told ICTnews the technical director of Aztelekom Production Unit Zahir Valiyev. According to him, new generation networks already exist in Ganja, Absheron, Kurdamir, Salyan, Shamakhi and Goychay regions.

07/09/12 Baku Telephone Communication PU implements “Internet to every home” project in Baku

The Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit is now implementing activities to expand the coverage of the broadband internet for citizens of Baku. This information was provided to ICTnews by Baku Telephone Communication. According to this information, the number of users of

04/09/12 Ministry released statement in connection with cyber attacks

In the past few days, the Armenian side attempted to stop operation and access web-sites of Azerbaijan’s state bodies, information agencies,

29/08/12 Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic to be provided with digital transmission by end of 2012

By the end of the year, the whole territory of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic will be provided with digital transmission. According to deputy chairman of the

09/08/12 Multimedia payphones to be installed in regions

The “Aztelekom” Production Unit plans to install multimedia payphones in the regions of the country. This information was provided to ICTnews by the “Aztelekom” PU. According to the information, Aztelekom has conducted some calculations in this regard, and has determined places of installation of payphones.

07/08/12 Aztelekom PU to analyze operation of its telecommunication hubs

The “Aztelekom” Production Unit has prepared an index system comprising the main technical and economic indicators and allowing to analyze the operation of different telecommunication hubs. According to information provided to ICTnews by the “Aztelekom” PU, Aztelekom has also developed

06/08/12 12 channels switched to digital broadcast format

The full transition to the digital TV format is expected to take place in late 2012 in Azerbaijan. This information was provided to ICTnews by the technical director of the “Teleradio” Production Unit Mikail Abbasov. According to him, additional equipment is now being installed

02/08/12 Employees of Azerkosmos take part in training in China

Employees of Azerkosmos OJSC took part in a training, which was held in the People’s Republic of China on July 9-28, 2012 under the topic of “Application of satellite technologies”. During the training Azerkosmos’ specialists gained conceptual knowledge

31/07/12 Citizen of Uzbekistan causes more than AZN 104,000 damage to MCIT

A citizen of Uzbekistan has been arrested in Azerbaijan for conducting illegal business activities. According to information released by the Public Relations Centre of the Ministry of National Security of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as a result of operative measures by the

28/07/12 Azerbaijani Communication and IT Ministry to support "Electronic Village” project

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan will support Internet kiosks, established by the US organization IREX in the remote areas of the republic. The kiosks are being installed within "Electronic Village" project initiated by IREX.

28/07/12 Application of DVB-T digital TV broadcasting expanded in regions of Azerbaijan

The “Teleradio” Production Unit is continuing to take measures towards expanding the application of digital TV broadcasting in Azerbaijan. The activities are being implemented according to the Action Plan of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the

26/07/12 State Program “Fiber to Home” to be fully realized by late 2015

The Ministry of Communications & IT stated that until 2015 it is planned to complete realization of program “Fiber to Home” aimed to bring broadband and fiber-optic communication lines to each house of Azerbaijan. According to the statement of the Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov,

26/07/12 Azerbaijani satellite to be launched to orbit on February

Within 23 January-23 February 2012, the Azerbaijani artificial satellite will be officially launched to the orbit, the Ministry of Communications

26/07/12 Baku Telephone Communications' income jumps

The assets of the Baku Telephone Communications Production Union in 2011 grew by 8.6 percent to 139.6 million manat, the union's balance sheet said. Financial statements were audited by local Eskort accounting firm.Long-term assets at the end of 2011 totaled 86.6 million manat,

24/07/12 Ministry of Communications and IT of Azerbaijan purchases laboratory equipment

Research Centre for High Technology of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan signed a contract with the company Hiddwork Impex LP for the purchase of laboratory equipment, tender commission said on Saturday. The tender for the purchase of laboratory

24/07/12 Loan contract for ‘Azerspace-1’ ranked among best contracts of year

“GTR: Trade Finance News” magazine ranked the contact, under which Azerkosmos JSC in 2011 received $98,000,000 loan from the French “COFACE” Export Agency in order to launch the first Azerbaijan’s telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1 into orbit, among the best contracts signed in 2011.

18/07/12 Final version of ICT section of ‘Azerbaijan 2020: look into future’ Development Concept to be prepared

A commission has been created under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies’ order to prepare the ICT section of ‘Azerbaijan 2020: look into future’ Development Concept. The Working Group included into the Commission has prepared and presented to the

16/07/12 Ceremony dedicated to 20th anniversary of creation of ‘Azermarka’ company held

A ceremony dedicated to the 20th anniversary of creation of the “Azermarka” company has been held at the Ministry of Communications

16/07/12 Residents of skyscrapers to be provided with high quality multimedia services

The “Baku Telephone Communication” Production Unit is installing modern ONU equipment in central parts of Baku. This information was provided to ICTnews by Baku Telephone Communication. According to the information, 1 piece of ONU equipment with a numbering

16/07/12 Residents of settlements of villages around Baku provided with high speed internet

Fiber-optic cable have been laid in the Zira-Georgia direction in order to provide residents of settlements of villages around Baku with high speed internet. This information was provided to ICTnews by the general director of the “Baku Telephone Communication” Production Unit Khankishi Kishiyev.

10/07/12 Volume of sales of computers sold within ‘People’s Computer’ project goes up rapidly

A rapid increase has been observed in the volume of sales of the computers sold within the framework of the “People’s Computer” project. According to the latest statistical figures, so far 18,435 computers have been sold within the project in Azerbaijan. This information was provided on the project’s official web-page.

03/07/12 Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies launches new e-services

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan has launched 11 new electronic services as part

29/06/12 Azerbaijan interested in Estonia's experience in financing start-ups

Azerbaijan is interested in Estonia's experience in financing start-ups of a scientific and technological nature, Azerbaijani Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov said during his speech at the meeting of the Azerbaijani-Estonian Intergovernmental Commission on trade and

22/06/12 New electronic PSN to be built in Ahmadli village in Agdam region

A new electronic PSN will be built in Ahmadli village in Agdam region. This information was provided to ICTnews by the head of the Agdam Telecommunication Hub Humbat Mustafayev. According to him, the new PSN in Ahmadly village will also provide

21/06/12 Paystations installed in Baku Underground Railroad

According to information provided to ICTnews by the head of department of the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit Hikmat Agayev, new paystations are now being installed in the Baku Underground Railroad. ‘The new paystations will accept both coins and electronic cards.

20/06/12 Next meeting of Board of Heads of Communication Administrations of Regional Communication Union to be held in Azerbaijan

During the 46th meeting of the Board or the Heads of the Communication Administrations of the Regional Communication Union (RCU), recently held in Ashkhabad, a decision was adopted to organize the next 47th meeting of the Board of the Heads of the Communication Administrations of RCU

16/06/12 Afghanistan to employ Azerbaijan’s experience in ICT sector

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has held a meeting with the Afghan delegating led by General Director of

14/06/12 IDC IT Security&Datacenters Transformation Roadshow 2012 held in Baku

Annual conference IDC IT Security & Datacenters Transformation Roadshow 2012 has today kicked off in Baku.

06/06/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU to expand application of e-services

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit has automated work of its technical departments, which are responsible for laying new telephone lines, transferring a telephone number from one person's name to another, changing telephone numbers, connecting to the high-speed

06/06/12 IPTV services to be expanded in Baku

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit plans to expand IPTV services in Baku. This information was provided to ICTnews by the Chief Expert of the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU Elmar Gadirov. According to him, the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU is now preparing to launch new IPTV services.

06/06/12 Regions of Azerbaijan to be covered by fiber-optic lines by the end of 2012

Optic line length of 600 kilometers was laid in the frame of the project on expansion of broadband Internet in rural areas, Aztelekom Production Unit reported. The production unit involves 7 private Internet service providers to the project, 5 of which have already begun to implement the project.

06/06/12 Minsk to host Special Communication Services meeting

A meeting of the Coordinating Board of Special Communication Services of the SIC countries will be held in the capital of Belorussia, Minsk, on 7-8 June, 2012. The Deputy Director of the Central Special Communication Department of the ‘Azerpoct’ LLC Mahammad

05/06/12 Azerbaijan participated in dispute on use of global navigation satellite systems

OJSC Azercosmos has represented Azerbaijan at international seminar " Introduction of global navigation satellite systems ". The seminar involving participation of specialist of Azercosmos’s Low Orbit satellite systems development department Islam Alizadeh was held in Riga.

05/06/12 Number of telephone subscribers totals 10,000 people in Gakh

The CDMA non-sim network has been expanded in Gakh region. This information was provided to ICTnews by the Director of the Gakh Telecommunication Hub Gazi Omarov. According to him, this communication service, which meets modern standards,

05/06/12 ‘Test environment’ to be created for e-Signature system

‘Test environment’ for the e-Signature system is being created at the Data Processing Centre of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan. This information was provided to ICTnews by the chief expert of the Data Processing Centre, the leader of the ‘e-Signature’ project,

30/05/12 Two-month Course in Application of Information Management and Related ICT for Official Statistics Starts

The Third Group Training Course in Application of Information Management and Related ICT for Official Statistics (ICTM-3) started on 21 May with 20 training participants from 11 countries attending the opening ceremony at SIAP premises in Makuhari, Chiba, Japan. Mr. Shuichi

29/05/12 New CDMA base station to be launched in Baku soon

Work is underway by the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit to enhance the quality of CDMA type non-sim telephone services. In his interview to ICTnews the head of CDMA department of the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU Murad Chabrailov said that a new base station will be

23/05/12 AzDataKom to offer discounted rates for internet users

AzDataKom has launched a new campaign for internet users. This information was provided to ICTnews by the Data Processing Center. The Center says that under the conditions of the campaign if subscribers pays a subscription fee for 6 months in advance, they will be offered

22/05/12 Azercosmos to cooperate with Mexican Space Agency

Within the framework of the visit to Azerbaijan, representatives of Mexican Space Agency held wide meeting at Azercosmos OJSC. The delegation led by the Director General of Mexican Space Agency (AEM) Javier Mendieta was informed about the history,

19/05/12 Safe and reliable communication system installed in Kristal Arena

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has solved all technical issues related to the ‘Eurovision 2012’ song contest.

18/05/12 New ATSs to be built in Barda

The ‘Aztelecom’ Production Unit continues to implement activities in order to cover rural residents’ need for telephone services. According to information provided to ICTnews by the director of the Barda Telecommunication Hub Nazim Shirinov, Aztelecom plans to build new ATSs with 128 and 256 numbering

18/05/12 GSM type paystations installed in boulevard

‘Gests to the capital may come the Baku Seaside Boulevard to find all necessary conditions for having good time there. Besides all necessary infrastructures, the communication and internet system has also been installed at the boulevard,’ told the Deputy Director of the Seaside

18/05/12 AzDataKom launches new campaign ‘3+1’

AzDataKom launched a new campaign ‘3+1’ for internet users. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by the Data Processing Center. According to the center, under the campaign’ conditions those subscribers, who will pay 3 months fee as a single payment for the Internet, will not have to pay a subscriber fee for the 4th

15/05/12 Programs of ITV to be available in HD

Production Association Teleradio has completed the installation of the HD-radio transmitter manufactured by RVR Elettronika on the Baku TV tower. According to the ICT Ministry, the radio transmitter is designed to broadcast programs of the Public Radio (Ictimai FM) at a frequency of 90 MHz.

10/05/12 Volume of telephone services rendered by rural ATSs grows by 13%

‘The volume of telephone services rendered by regional ATSs has grown by 13%’, told during his interview to ‘ICTnews’ Mahammad Mammadov, the general director of the ‘Aztelecom’ Production Unit. According to him, the increase was especially high in Salyan, Samukh, Zardab, Apsheron and Goranboy regions.

04/05/12 Bakutel exhibition becomes the winner in nomination Brand of the Year 2011 in Azerbaijan

The 4th official ceremony of presentation of the national prize Brand Award Azerbaijan - 2011 has been held at BUTA PALACE concert complex today recently. Award organizer -Caspian-European Integration Business Club. This year the Azerbaijan International Telecommunications and

04/05/12 Quality of broadcasting of TV and radio channels improved

During the 1st quarter of 2012 the ‘Teleradio’ Production Unit installed and put into operation 17 pieces of equipment designed for various purposes in order to improve quality of broadcasting of TV and radio channels in the country. 15 pieces of this equipment are analog radio

01/05/12 Incoming Internet traffic grows by 13,5 mln minutes in Azerbaijan

The volume of Internet traffic incoming to Azerbaijan in the first quarter compared with same period last year grew by 13.5 million

30/04/12 Establishment of the State Fund for IT development provide sector with competitiveness in domestic and international markets

The establishment in Azerbaijan of the State Fund for IT Development will allow the private sector to receive tax and customs concessions, credit and financial support from the state, Communications and IT Minister Ali Abbasov told reporters. "This will provide the private sector with competitiveness

27/04/12 Aztelekom PU to organize the transmission through optical fiber cables in all rural EATE

Aztelekom (a production association of the Ministry of Communications & IT of Azerbaijan) has increased almost 3-fold its annual income over the past three years. According to the MCIT, for the last 3 years Aztelekom’s annual income increased from AZN 50 million up to 130 million.

26/04/12 Azerbaijani delegation gets acquainted with application of e-Government

Employees of the Information Technologies and Software Support Sector of the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of

25/04/12 ‘AzDataKom’ launches new e-service

A new electronic service allowing subscribers of the ‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit and the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit to connect to the ‘AzDataKom’ internet service has been launched. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by the Data Processing Center. Now subscribers can access AzDataKom’s

23/04/12 New administrative building to be constructed for Qobustan Telecommunication Hub

The ‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit has taken comprehensive measures towards raising the quality of services rendered to the population. In his interview to ‘ICTnews’ Director General of ‘Aztelekom’ Mahammad Mammadov said that the measures, along with the introduction of modern

23/04/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies discusses application of e-services

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan held a broad meeting of the Coordinating Council

17/04/12 ‘Azerkosmos’ OJSC prepares to launch low-orbit satellite

Azerbaijan is expected to start launching low-orbit satellites into orbit in the next few years in order to survey earth surface for

16/04/12 How to obtain certificate for e-signature

The Data-Processing Centre of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has revealed procedures and rules citizens should follow in order to obtain e-signature. According to information provided by ‘ICTnews’, citizens should observe certain rules when getting a certificate for electronic signature.

16/04/12 Expansion of digital TV broadcast leads to rise in number and quality of TV programs

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Republic of Azerbaijan has held broad discussions with heads of associations

16/04/12 Sabirabad Telecommunication Hub renders its services to residents of Novruzlu village located in Saatli region

The Sabirabad Telecommunication Hub will render telephone communication services to residents of Novruzlu village in Saatli region. According to information provided to ‘ICTnews’ by an employee of the Sabirabad Telecommunication Hub, this decision was made by the ‘Aztelecom’ Production Union,

14/04/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU increases quality of communication services rendered to Baku residents

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Union continues its activities towards increasing the quality of communication services. According to information provided to ICTnews by Beytulla Huseynov, Director General of the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Union,

13/04/12 Ministry of Communications and IT supports the expansion of broadband internet services in Azerbaijan

The Communications and IT Ministry in Azerbaijan supports the expansion of

12/04/12 Launching Azerbaijani satellites into orbit expected in 2013, 2014 and 2015

Launching Azerbaijani satellites into orbit is expected in 2013, 2014 and 2015, Azerbaijani Communications and IT Minister Ali Abbasov said

12/04/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies holds meeting with Austrian delegation

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies has held a meeting with the Austrian delegation led by Deputy Minister of Federal

11/04/12 National Radio Monitoring Network to operate in online mode

Work is under way in Azerbaijan to create the first National Radio Monitoring Network. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by Ilham Efendiyev, chief engineer of the State Radio Frequencies Agency of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies. According to him, as part of the project certain activities

06/04/12 Modern communication network created in suburbs of Baku

During the first quarter of this year the Khazar Telephone Hub implemented a number of activities in order to provide citizens with a high quality communication services. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by Chavid Hasanov, the director of the ‘Khazar Telephone Hub. According to him, as part of these activities ATS-556 have been put into

03/04/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU reduces tariffs for internet services

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has reduced tariffs for

03/04/12 Tourists visiting Azerbaijan will receive answers to all their questions at Information Inquiry Workshop of ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU

A special cabinet-center has been created in the Information Inquiry Workshop of the ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Union in connection with the forthcoming ‘Eurovision-2012’ song contest. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by head of the Information Inquiry Workshop Ahliman Ismayilov.

31/03/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU expands application of NGN technologies

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit has conducted reconstruction work in many ATSs in order to modernize the Baku Communication Network and provide subscribers with high quality telephone and multimedia services. Within these activities the ATSs were equipped with new NGN

19/03/12 Azerbaijan’s needs for satellite communications services to increase fourfold

The first telecom satellite of Azerbaijan Azerspace is based on the advanced Star-2 Bus platform of Orbital Science Corp., Minister of Communications and

19/03/12 ‘Aztelekom’ PU brings emergency-recovery detachments on higher state of alert in regions

‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit’s regional emergency-recovery detachments have been brought on higher state of alert in order to quickly eliminate consequences of possible natural disasters that may be caused by intensive autumn rainfalls. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by ‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit.

19/03/12 Ministry of Communication and IT advise people to buy TV-sets adapted to digital TV broadcasting

TV channels are broadcasting commercial advertisements, recommending people, who are buying new TV sets,

16/03/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ increases number of ADSL ports in Baku city

The ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit has carried out extensive work in order to fulfill the population’s demand for broadband internet services. As a result of these activities the number of ports in ATS-411 of Khatai Telecommunication Hub has been increased by 576 ports,

16/03/12 New options added to ‘Dilmanc’ online dictionary

New functions have been added to ‘Dilmanc’ online dictionary in order to simplify and accelerate its usage. According to information provided by ‘ICTnews’, these new algorithm-based functions allow users to automatically determine direction of translation and make literal

14/03/12 New EATSs to be launched in regions of Azerbaijan

‘Aztelekom’ Production Association will soon put into operation new EATSs in the various regions of Azerbaijan Republic. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by Technical Director of ‘Aztelekom’ PU, Zahir Valiyev. Mr. Valiyev told that an Activity Plan is being prepared now,

10/03/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU increases access to broadband internet for Baku citizens

‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Union has begun implementing measures to increase access the broadband internet for the citizens of Baku city. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by Deputy Director of ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU, Khankishi Kishiyev.

09/03/12 ‘Aztelekom’ PU provides optic cable to all villages in regions

‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit is continuing successfully to implement works to provide all villages with optic cable. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by the technical director of ‘Aztelekom’, Zahir Valiyev. According to him, works are currently being implemented in

07/03/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies on the way of information security’s strengthening

IT specialists at the Communications and Information Technologies Ministry

06/03/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies holds 3rd election meeting of the Trade Union Committee

Today, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has held

05/03/12 Azerbaijan announces second satellite construction tender

Azercosmos has announced a closed tender for the construction and launch of a low-orbit satellite and insurance service,

29/02/12 New multimedia pay telephones to be installed in Baku

New multimedia pay telephones will be installed in Baku city in connection with the ‘Eurovision-2012’ song contest. According to information provided by ‘ICTnews’, installations of pay telephones will be carried out by Baku Automatic Telephone Hub in locations determined by the Executive Power of Baku city.

29/02/12 ‘Aztelecom’ PU builds new EATSs in two villages of Barda region

‘Aztelecom’ PU continues the implementation of works on providing residents of the regions with telephone communication services. Director of Barda Telecommunication Hub, Nazim Shirinov told ‘İCTnews’ that as a part of these activities new EATSs were built in Turkman and

29/02/12 ‘Aztelekom’ PU conducts analyses

‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit has started to conduct analyzes of information collected from the region. According to information provided to ‘İCTnews’ by ‘Aztelekom’, the information to be analyzed is gathered through ‘hot lines’ of The Ministry of Information Technologies and ‘Aztelekom’ PU.

28/02/12 ‘Baku Telephone Communication’ PU provides residents of Nizami region with high-quality communication services

‘Baku Telephone Communication’ Production Unit is implementing measures for increasing quality of services, particularly the internet services, rendered to the population. As a part of these measures, a new modern ATS has been built in the servicing area of ATS-371/372/373 of the

25/02/12 AZAL to apply Azerfon mobile services

Technical work is under way to apply mobile communication services in airplanes for the first time in Azerbaijan. In accordance with the contract signed by the Azerbaijani Airlines (AZAL), Azerfon (Nar Mobile) and Swiss “OnAir” company in 2011, AZAL airplanes will be provided with the full assortment of mobile communication services,

23/02/12 UN keen for Azerbaijan to join space agreements

Azerbaijan's minister of communications and information technology has met the director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs in Vienna. Director Mazlan Othman recommended that Azerbaijan join five space agreements.

23/02/12 Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies conducts radiomonitoring activities in connection with transition to digital TV broadcasting

The State Radio Frequency Service of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan has started to conduct monitoring activities in various regions of the country in connection with the transition to the digital TV broadcasting.

23/02/12 ‘Eurovision’ song contest to be broadcasted to Europe in digital format

‘Teleradio’ Production Unit of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan is implementing

22/02/12 New administrative building for Masalli Telecommunication Hub is ready for exploitation

Construction of a new administrative building for Masalli region’s telecommunication hub that was completely destroyed by an explosion in February of last year has been completed. This information was provided to ‘ICTnews’ by head of Masalli Telecommunication Hub,

17/02/12 ‘AzDataKom’ network covers whole country

‘AzDataKom’ network now covers the entire territory of the republic, told ‘ICTnews’ head of the Marketing Department of the Data-Processing Centre, Mukhtar Gurbanov. According to him, previously the network covered all regions except for the northwestern segment. After connecting Balakan, Zakatala,

17/02/12 Team of Azerbaijani space specialists to visit Malaysia

25 specialists from ‘Azerkosmos’ OJSC, who will operate the fist telecommunication satellite, are going to visit the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, in order to rise their skills in operating telecommunication

16/02/12 Now telephone calls can be paid by plastic cards in regions

Aztelekom Production Unit has started realization of a new project. Now, subscribers can make payments for telephone conversations by using ATMs and plastic cards. Previously, a user could pay for phone conversations only in the territory of their district. Now they can do it everywhere.

16/02/12 ‘Aztelekom’ Production Unit modernizes ATSs in villages and settlements of Geychay region with NGN technology

“Complete modernization of the Geychay communication network that has been carried out by ‘Aztelekom’ PU symbolizes the transition to a new phase of development of the regional communication”, told ‘ICTnews.az’ head of the Geychay Telecommunication Hub, Islam Aliyev.

13/02/12 Azerbaijan to be presented at GSMA Mobile World Congress

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan will participate in the conference and exhibition of mobile technologies

13/02/12 Hub type stations built in Astara

In Astara EATSs are directly connected to the TAE highway via fiber-optical cable. According to information provided by the Astara Telecommunication Hub, cetral EATSs of the city and EATS of Archivan, Mashkhan, Pensar, Shiyakeran, Telman and Shahagachi villages have been connected to this network. Besides, hub type stations were bulit in Arkivan

13/02/12 Aztelecom PU conducts price policy to expand IP-TV services

Aztelecom Production Unit is considering a possibility of employment of IP-TV services in the regions of the republic, especially in big cities. Employment of IP-TV service has widened in Shamakha after building the NGN network there. At present, there are about 40 subscribers of IP-TV in Shamakha,

13/02/12 Stronger measures are taken against persons trying to illegally use communication services

Aztelekom Production Unit has fully reconstructed its network and expanded the coverage of its network.

10/02/12 Broadband internet network to be built in villages of Agchabedi region

The number of internet-users in Agchabedi region is growing rapidly. Head of Agchabedi Telecommunication Hub, Mirish Agamirov told that there are 3 major internet providers in the region: “Aztelekom.net”, “Dataplus” and “Qtelekom” with 984, 490 and 200 subscribers respectively.

10/02/12 Aztelekom shows green light to Azerpocht

Aztelecom PU is continuing the implementation of the “Optical Cable to All Villages” project. A number of works have already been completed within the project. Thus, the first stage of works ended with launching 25,000 ports in 20 regions. Now, Aztelecom together with some private providers are building

10/02/12 Baku Telephone Communication PU increases number of CDMA base stations

At present, Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit (BTCPU) is implementing measures towards increasing the number of base stations of non-sim CDMA service, told İCTnews head of CDMA Service Department of BTCPU, Murad Chabrailov. According to him, during the second half of 2011,

08/02/12 MCIT and B&BTV has signed an agreement

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has signed a preliminary agreement to introduce digital television in Azerbaijan, head of the company B&BTV Communications Sabina Babayeva told. Ms Babayeva said under the contract,

07/02/12 “Aztelekom” Production Union to deploy a 3G network in the CDMA standard

The Aztelekom Production Union plans to deploy a 3G network in the CDMA standard, Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies informed. The goal is to provide subscribers with a more expanded list of services, one of which will be data transmission services.

07/02/12 Azerbaijan becomes a member of “COPUOS” (United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space)

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies consistently and successfully implements measures envisaged in the State Program

03/02/12 MCIT staff visit IT park in Tatarstan

Employees of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies visited the information technologies park in Tatarstan Republic of Russian Federation to exchange experience and familiarize with achievements of foreign specialists. The delegation first familiarized with a business incubator of the park and

01/02/12 Azerbaijani ministry gets additional privileges on Eurovision 2012

The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers permitted to conclude direct contracts between the communication and information technology ministry's

01/02/12 «Aztelekom» builds new electronic stations in regions

«Aztelekom» PA has built and put new EATSs into operation in a number of regions in order to fulfill the demand of villagers for telephone communication services. New EATSs have been built and put into operation in 40 residential areas of Agsu, Agdam, Kurdamir, Barda,

01/02/12 New electronic stations to be built in liberated villages of Fizuli region

New electronic stations will be built in Fizuli region’s villages liberated from arminian occupation. “Aztelekom” PA reported that according to the action plan, all houses in Gazakhlar, Mirzanagili and Alikhanli villages will be provided with the telephone and broadband internet services.

01/02/12 Introduction of ONU technologies in Baku Telephone Communication Network expanded

There are 778,000 subscribers of the telephone communication network in Baku now. Over the last few years the “Baku Telephone Communication” Production Association has conducted reconstruction of the Baku Telephone Network with introduction of new technologies.

26/01/12 New stations to be built in Apsheron

“Aztelekom” Production Association expands the introduction of new technologies in order to rise quality of the communication services rendered to the residents of Apsheron. In connection with this, the Apsheron Telecommunication Hub started the

26/01/12 Broadband Internet in Azerbaijan to extinguish satellite antennas

The development of broadband Internet and the provision of radio and television services based on it will lead to the inevitability of

26/01/12 State operator in Azerbaijan announces tender for purchase of telecommunication equipment

Production Association (PA) Aztelekom of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan announced a tender for the purchase of telecommunication equipment for the international telephone station, tender commission of PA said on Wednesday.

24/01/12 Important tasks to be fulfilled by the Ministry of Communication and IT in 2012

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies successfully accomplished the last 2011 year,

24/01/12 Development of nanotechnology is accelerated in Azerbaijan

Works are being implemented in the country for acquisition of nanotechnology products and their practical application. Last year the High Technology Research Center of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies purchased nanomaterials,

23/01/12 Azerbaijani state operator to provide communication for Eurovision-2012

Production Association Baku Telephone Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan

23/01/12 Creating consortium to implement TASIM intensified

Creating a consortium to implement a project of the Trans-National Eurasian Super Information Main (TASIM) has been intensified, Minister of Communications and Information Technologies

23/01/12 Cyber attacks on Azerbaijani sites were from Iran and Netherlands - minister

Azerbaijani Minister of Communication and Information Technologies Ali Abbasov has sent a letter to his Iranian counterpart.

23/01/12 Construction of the 2-nd telecommunication satellite has started

Works on construction of the first telecommunication satellite continue successfully. Credit agreements were made

23/01/12 Works on bringing communication system to international standards level continue

Works are being implemented in our country to bring the communication system to the level of international standards through introduction of modern technologies. The associations and organizations, that became a part of the Communication and IT Ministry structure in 2011,

23/01/12 In Azerbaijan every 100 people have 18,6 phones

In Azerbaijan every 100 people has 18,6 phones. In Baku every 100 inhabitants have 35.7 phones. This index for the other areas of the country and rural areas makes 10.9 pcs. and 7.1 pcs. respectively. Last year, every 100 families in the republic had 68,8 telephone sets. This index for Baku made 140.2 pcs.,

19/01/12 Major government agencies, private companies are fully switched to optical communication cables

Major government agencies, private companies and enterprises are fully switched to optical communication cables, 

18/01/12 Measures are taken in Baku to eliminate intersections of power transmission lines with aerial communication lines

“Baku Telephone Communication” Production Association is taking measures to insure safety of subscribers.

18/01/12 Installation of TV equipment in Nakhichevan have been completed

Installation of digital broadcasting equipment in Nakhichevan has started.According to information from the press service of Nakhichevan AR,

18/01/12 Information released by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies in connection with hacker attacks

Yesterday on January 16, hackers attacked different organizations’ websites,

17/01/12 Azerbaijan’s first communications satellite to be launched in late 2012

Azerbaijan's first communications satellite (Azerspace-1) will be delivered to the Kuru space launching site in October,

16/01/12 Modern communication network is created in Agdam region

“Aztelecom” is building a modern communication network in Agdam”, told “İCTnews” the director of Agdam Telecommunication Hub, Humbat Mustafayev.

13/01/12 Monitoring of level of services rendered by telephone hubs is conducted in Baku

“Baku Telephone Communication” PA is conducting monitoring of services rendered to the population by telephones hubs in order to raise level of

12/01/12 Research center on high technologies to produce LED lighting systems

Research center on high technologies under the Azerbaijani ministry of communications and information technologies will start to produce system of light-emitting diode lighting, ministry informed. It is planned to start production of LED lighting systems in mid 2012.

12/01/12 The State Administration of Radio Frequencies completed the construction of a centralized system of radio monitoring station in Mehdiabad village

The State Administration of Radio Frequencies of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan has completed the construction of a centralized system of radio monitoring station in the village of Mehdiabad,

10/01/12 Broadcasting of TV and FM programs is optimized

Measures are being implemented now to increase quality of broadcasting of TV and FM channels. According to information from “Teleradio” PA, new equipment was installed at the Television Tower in order to expand coverage of programs of Repablican Radio and “ARAZ” FM broadcasted by “Teleradio” PA.

10/01/12 Aztelekom to create a network infrastructure to deploy broadband Internet services in four Azerbaijani regions

Aztelekom is to create a network infrastructure to deploy broadband Internet services in four Azerbaijani regions which suffer from difficult access, PU informed. The work is carried out as part of the Aztelekom development, which in late 2010 offered to assist commercial providers to expand activities to the regions,

09/01/12 Northern part of Karabakh is covered with high quality TV broadcasting

The Ministry of communication and information technologies continues to implement measures on rising quality of TV broadcasting in the front-line areas.

06/01/12 New EATS was put into operation in Gusar region

New EATS was put into operation in Avaran village, which is 4 km. away from Gusar district center. Director of the telecommunication hub of Gusar region Farhad Pirmetov told that in spite of the proximity of the village to the district center its residents didn’t use telephones as

06/01/12 New communication system was created in Gedabey region

According to information provided by director of Gedabey region’s telecommunication hub, Ramin Mammadov, new EATSs have been built in 21 villages of the region. R.Mammadov told that the works on electronificating ATSs in this region are under completion.

05/01/12 New communication facilities were opened in Nakhichevan

Excellent conditions were created for the communication house of the new village center built in Dudanga village in Sharur region of Nakhichevan AR. The communication house has EATS with capacity of 600 numbers, which renders services to 592 subscribers residing in Dudanga and Zeyva villages.

05/01/12 The service of number portability to be available in the operators' network this year

The service of number portability to be available in the operators' network this year, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies informed. Operators have to prepare network infrastructure to render this service. The service will be launched simultaneously by all three GSM operators.

30/12/11 Azerbaijan applies to ITU to get new orbital position for satellite

Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry has made an application to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to get a new orbital position 62

30/12/11 Subscribers of the Baku Telephone Communication PA to participate in the SMS-voting during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012

According to information of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, opportunity of participating in the SMS-voting during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 will be afforded to subscribers of the Baku Telephone Communication (BTC) PA.

30/12/11 Nakhichevan to be covered with digital TV broadcasting by February 2012

“Works on introducing the digital broadcasting in the country are proceeding successfully. Works on installing digital TV equipment are under completion.

30/12/11 Broadcasting of digital television over Dashkesan and Gedabey regions started

“Two more regions in the south of our country have come within the coverage of the digital television. Now, 10 TV channels are digitally broadcasted over Dashkesan and Gedabey regions”, told “ictnews.az” technical director of “Teleradio” PA Mikayil Abbasov. According to him, the TV stations,

29/12/11 98.88 million manat envisaged in the state budget on the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry

According to information of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, the volume of capital investment on the state office, envisaged in the state budget for 2012 amounted to 98.88 million manat. The ministry said that the costs on building and launching Azerspace first telecommunication satellite into orbit,

27/12/11 Azerbaijan, Iraq discussed bilateral cooperation in ICT field

Azerbaijani Communication and Information Technologies Minister Ali Abbasov met with delegation headed by Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari.

27/12/11 Another EATS was built in Baku

“Baku Telephone Communication” PA has built and put into operation a new EATS in order to provide the residents of the villages and settlements located in the outskirts of Baku with telephone communication services. More than 10 stations of this type were planned to be built in the outskirts of the city.

27/12/11 2012 will be a significant year in the cosmic life of Azerbaijan, Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov

The works on launch of Azerbaijan’s first artificial satellite are underway and this will be occurred at the end of 2012,

26/12/11 One more CDMA base station was put into operation in Baku

“Baku Telephone Communication” PA of the Communication and IT Ministry has put into operation a new base station in micro-district 9 of

26/12/11 Press service report of The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan Republic

In connection with the forthcoming celebrations of the New Year and 31 December The World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day The Ministry of

23/12/11 Gedabey communication unit connected to TAE highway

The Azebaijani segment of TAE fiber-optic cable highway continues expanding. According to information provided by technical director of

23/12/11 Telephone lines were laid to 100 subscribers in Baku

The company, announced by “Baku Telephone Communication” PA in connection with 20-th anniversary of the State Independence of

22/12/11 Communication system is modernized in regions

“Aztelekom” PA started taking complex measures towards rising quality of services rendered to the population.

21/12/11 Digital broadcasting covers entire southern region now

According to information told “İCTnews” by the technical director of “Teleradio” PA, Mikayil Abbasov,

21/12/11 Number of digital channels increases in Azerbaijan

The number of channels broadcasting in digital format in Baku and Absheron Peninsula will increase to 40 by the end of the first quarter of 2012,

21/12/11 Minister: Azerbaijan creates Regional Innovation Zone

Azerbaijan has begun creating Regional Innovation Zone (RIZ), Azerbaijani Communications and IT Minister Ali Abbasov said in an interview with Trend. "RIZ, where regime of privileges will be applied, will encourage investments of foreign companies along with local companies,

15/12/11 ICT Ministry gives up proposals on new payment system in telephone calls

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan have called back proposals on new tariffs for stationary phones.

14/12/11 New communication facilities were put into operation in Nakhichevan

New EATS and post offices have been put into operation in the villages of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. A new communication house with EATC having capacity of 384 numbers was put into operation in Kechirli village at Shahbuz region of the Autonomous Republic.

14/12/11 Azerbaijan creates regional innovation zone

Azerbaijan will approve the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry's proposals in the near future to create a regional innovation zone in the country, Deputy Communications and IT Minister Elmir Velizade told. He said that proposals submitted to the government, include special mechanisms to encourage the

14/12/11 E-government portal in Azerbaijan offers 56 types of services

The Electronic government portal in Azerbaijan offers 56 types of services, Azerbaijan's Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies

14/12/11 Azerbaijan Ministry instructs GSM-operators to prepare for Eurovision-2012

The Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry gave appropriate instructions to all three mobile operators in the country to prepare for

13/12/11 Charges for local phone calls to be introduced 'soon'

Azerbaijan is to start charging for local phone calls soon, the minister for communications and information technology has said.

13/12/11 First regional innovation zone to appear in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies has prepared proposals on the creation of the first Regional Innovation Zone in the country. The statement came from Azerbaijan's Deputy Minister of Communication and Information Technologies Elmir Velizade.

12/12/11 Digital TV equipment installed in three more regions

According to information provided by the technical director of “Teleradio” Production Association of The Communications and IT Ministry, Mikail Abbasov,

12/12/11 Charges may be introduced for local phone calls

Azerbaijan's tariff council is considering a proposal to introduce local telephone call charges of up to 0.01 gapiks per minute. Under the proposed tariffs, subscribers will be able to talk for 450 minutes free of charge, while any further minutes will be charged at the 0.01 gapik rate,

12/12/11 Azerbaijan ministry begins preparation for Eurovision-2012 song contest

The Baku Telephone Communication production association of the Azerbaijani Communications and Information Technologies Ministry started

12/12/11 Digital TV broadcasting launched in northern Azerbaijan

Digital television broadcasting has been launched in northern districts of Azerbaijan.It was announced by the Communications and Information

07/12/11 Azerbaijani manufacturer to provide digital TV decoders at affordable prices

The cost of DVB-T-decoders produced at the Azerbaijan Ministry of Defence Industry plant PEYK, will not exceed 30 manat, plant manager Siyavush Aliyev told. Mr Aliyev said that the production of decoders will begin by the end of December, and be available on the market in early 2012 under the brand name of DVB-T PEYK.

07/12/11 Health Ministry launches trainings on 'e-order'

The Azerbaijani Health Ministry has launches the next series of trainings on 'e-order' program. According to the Ministry’s official website, 'Electronic order' aims to automate accounting system of health employees. The Ministry said that the trainings, organized for HR specialists in health facilities,

06/12/11 Minister: Internet TV broadcasting may be licensed in Azerbaijan

The output of the companies engaged in TV channels broadcasting on the Internet, may require licencing, Minister of Communications and Information

06/12/11 Azerbaijan and Iran in joint airspace control agreement

Azerbaijan and Iran are working on a new project to provide regulation against intrusion of air space, the Minister of Connection and Informative Technologies

05/12/11 Workers of Communication and Information Technology sphere celebrate their professional holiday

Today, activities have been conducted to celebrate the professional holiday of workers of the Communication and Information Technology sphere.

05/12/11 President awards several persons engaged in ICT

A number of people engaged in Communication and Information Technologies have received awards in line with a presidential decree.

01/12/11 Competence of teachers in the knowledge-based society

Today, in Baku the 2-day international conference titled "The competence of teachers in the society based on knowledge:

01/12/11 “E-government” will be formed in 2 months

Works on formation of “electronic government” are still continuing in our country. According to information given by the Deputy Minister of information given by the

29/11/11 Communication network reconstructed in Agdam region

Currently, complete reconstruction of the communication network is being implemented in Agdam region.

28/11/11 Azerbaijan to introduce number portability service in mobile networks in 2012

Introducing Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service in Azerbaijan scheduled for 2012 will serve the interests of consumers, Bakcell Chief Commercial Director Krassimir Genov told on Saturday. Genov said that this service is available in many countries.

28/11/11 Azerbaijani Communications Ministry to launch commercial television channels

Production Association Teleradio of Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies will begin broadcasting commercial television channels from mid-2012, Mikail Abbasov Technical Director told.

28/11/11 Azerbaijan ready to create Caspian fiber-optic cable line segment

The Azerbaijani side is ready to create the Trans-Caspian segment of fiber-optic cable line, director of the center of international relations and calculations under the Communications and IT Ministry Jalil Jafarov told media.

28/11/11 Azerbaijan’s first satellite program’s preliminary cost announced

The total cost of Azerbaijan's first satellite program is estimated at approximately $250 million, "Azerkosmos" Chairman Rashad Nabiyev on Friday.

28/11/11 OIC countries discussed energy and food security

The executive committee for scientific and technological cooperation (COMSTECH) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has been

24/11/11 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will hold conference titled “Knowledge-based development and innovative ownership”

On November 24-25, 2011 the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies jointly with the United Nations

23/11/11 “BakuTel–2011” international telecommunication and information technologies exhibition and conference started

“BakuTel–2011” international telecommunication and information technologies exhibition and conference has started.

23/11/11 Minister met delegation from Austria

The minister of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan received the Austrian delegation led by the director-general of the innovation and telecommunications sector of the Ministry

23/11/11 Communications and IT Ministry of Azerbaijan held

The Communications and IT Ministry has held a meeting and a forum with delegation led by the Minister of Israeli Communications, Moshe Kachlon.

21/11/11 Baku-Alat optic cable already built

Baku Telephone Communication production unit is taking steps to upgrade communication system and provide quality services to residents of capital city.

16/11/11 Quality of broadcasting in front-line areas improves

The Communication and Information Technologies Ministry keeps quality of broadcasting of TV channels over the front-line areas under constant control. According to information provided by “Teleradio” PA of the Communication and Information Technologies Ministry, the association has conducted a monitoring in Agdam region.

15/11/11 Telephone line will be stretched to Chiragli village of Agdam region

“In this region Chiragli is the only village surrounded by the Armenians from three sides. Shikhlar floricultural state farm and Garvand village,

15/11/11 Digital TV broadcasting started in southern part of Karabakh and Mil-Mugan region

“Teleradio” PA has installed and put into service new equipment at TV stations of Imishli city and Ahmedli village of Fizuli region in order to extend

14/11/11 British company interested in creating Azerbaijani second satellite

The British company Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) is interested in obtaining an order from "Azerkosmos" to create a platform for low-orbit satellite,

11/11/11 Almost 15,000 computers sold on soft loans in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has sold about 5,000 “People’s Computer” since the beginning of the year. Compared to early 2011, country’s sales growth of “People’s Computer” increased by 32.5% up to 14,825 computers. Today computers can be bought on concessional terms by families,

11/11/11 TASIM preliminary launch date specified

The Trans-National Eurasian Information Superhighway (TASIM) is likely to be put into operation in mid-2013, Ilyas Naibov-Aylisli, the head of the TASIM Working Group, told.

11/11/11 TASIM participants to gather in Budapest in March 2012

Next meeting of participants of the Trans-National Eurasian Super Information Main (TASIM) will be held in Budapest in March 2012,

10/11/11 Azerbaijani ministries and departments to fully transfer to rendering e-services by 2013

The full transfer of Azerbaijani ministries and departments to rendering electronic services to the public is expected to take place by the end of the late first half of 2013, Azerbaijani Communication and IT Ministry's department representative Elchin Mammadov told. Mr. Mammadov

04/11/11 Number of telephone communication subscribers hit 700,000 in regions

“Aztelecom” PA is carrying out works for increasing efficiency of operation of the network and raising the number of subscribers. According to information provided by the association, as a result of the works, the number of subscribers of services, provided by regional telecommunication hubs,

04/11/11 Optical cable to be stretched to all residential districts

“Aztelekom” PA continues implementation of the project on building optical cable networks in all residential districts. According to information, provided by the association, as a result of these works fiber optic cable lines were stretched from central ATS to EATS in 23 villages of Agsu, Barda,

03/11/11 Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry issues 3G license to all mobile operators

Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry issued a license to provide 3G services to mobile operators Azercell and Bakcell,

03/11/11 A joint session was held at The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies (MCIT) held a joint session on results of the activities carried out during 9 months of 2011.

01/11/11 TASIM project has great future

The project of Transnational Eurasian Super Informational Highway (TASIM) has a great future, executive director on infrastructure projects of the project

31/10/11 Number of telephone subscribers approaches 1 million in Baku

“Baku Telephone Communications” PA is successfully implementing works on increasing efficiency of the network’s operation and raising the number of

26/10/11 Digital broadcasting equipment installed in Astara TV station

“Teleradio” Production Association is installing new equipment in Astara to insure high quality digital broadcasting over the southern region of the country”, told “İCTnews” technical director of the association Mikayil Abbasov. “Formerly, Lerik based TV station carried out broadcasting over this region.

25/10/11 Large-scale project implemented in Apsheron

According to "Aztelekom" PA, the level of development of the Apsheron Telecommunication Hub will soon reach the level of development of the city network. After completing works on building NGN technology based network,

24/10/11 Preliminary terms of memorandum on cable highway proposed by Azerbaijan set

Istanbul will host another working meeting on the project of constructing the Transnational Eurasian Super Informational Highway (TASIM) in early November, Head of the Working Group on the TASIM Project Ilyas Naibov-Aylisli told. He said the meeting is expected to discuss the business part of the project,

24/10/11 Azerbaijani project on cable line to be discussed at ITU Telecom World 2011

The World Exhibition and Conference of the International Telecommunication Union - ITU Telecom World 2011 - will discuss the project of constructing

24/10/11 Azerbaijan takes part at Telecom World 2011

A delegation of the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry is participating at the world conference and exhibition dedicated to telecommunications technology,

21/10/11 Eurovision-2012 Organizing Committee positively responses to deploying Internet kiosks in Baku

The Organizing Committee of the Eurovision-2012 Song Contest will allow the deployment of Internet kiosks in Baku, Rizvan Osmanov,

19/10/11 Number of free of charge connections to telephone line increase in Baku

The company, dedicated to 20th anniversary of restoration of Azerbaijan Republic’s independence” and “130th jubilee of creation of the telephone communication in Azerbaijan,” is continuing in Baku. This company was initiated and is being successfully conducted by “Baku Telephone Communication”

19/10/11 Construction of alternative satellite control center launched in Azerbaijan

Work has been launched on the construction of an alternative satellite control center for Azerspace in the Nakhichivan Autonomous Republic,

19/10/11 Fiber optic link to connect units

The Aztelekom production association between the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry has put forward a proposal to connect the Gadabay telecommunication unit to the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber optic cable line, a ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

19/10/11 Minister: Azerbaijani economy’s non-oil sector ups by 2.8 times over 10 years

In a press article to tie in with the country's 20th anniversary celebrations, Azerbaijani Economic Development Minister Shahin Mustafayev's said that

19/10/11 Some $1.8 billion invested in Azerbaijai ICT sector

According to information of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, roughly $1.8 billion has been invested in Azerbaijan's ICT sector over the past 20 years.

19/10/11 Gadabey communication hub to connect to Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic cable highway

The Azerbaijani segment of the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) international fiber-optic cable line is expanding. According to sources from PA “Aztelekom”, Gadabay communication hub will be connected the fiber-optic TAE cable line. Under the project all the villages in Shamkir-Gadabay direction will be directly

19/10/11 Automatic cash terminals to be installed in several regions of Azerbaijan

“Aztelekom” PA plans to install automatic cash terminal in all regions of the country so that the residents could pay long-distance calls via plastic cards. Presently, the association is conducting monitoring in this direction. So far, it has introduced this novelty in Baku, Ganja, Sumgait, Lenkaran, Shirvan, cities and Apsheron, Sheki, Geychay, Guba,

14/10/11 Multimedia payphones to appear in Baku prior to "Eurovision"

About 100 multimedia payphones will be installed in Baku prior to hosting the Eurovision 2012 contest,

13/10/11 EUROGİRO money-transfer system shows interest in Azerbaijan

“EUROGİRO money-transfer system is aware of reforms conducted in the postal service of Azerbaijan. Therefore it wants Azerbaijan to join this system, which is used mainly by the EU states”, told the head of the Postal Sector of the Communications and IT Ministry Novruz Mammadov.

13/10/11 Internet-TV and internet-radio will be licensed in Azerbaijan

Internet-TV and internet-radio will be licensed in Azerbaijan. The information about this has been provided by the chairman of National Television and Radio Council Hushirevan Maharamli. He rejected rumors that the licensing will be carried out in the country for the

13/10/11 85% of Azerbaijani population to be provided with opened-packed digital broadcasting with 10 TV programs by year-end

By the end of this year, 85% of Azerbaijani population will be provided with opened-packed digital broadcasting with 10 TV programs. The ministry of communications and information technologies told that according to decision of the International Telecommunication Union, until 2015 the world

13/10/11 "Baku Telephone Communication" production association develops two packages of time-based phone fees

The "Baku Telephone Communication" production association at the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry has developed two packages for time-based fees of fixed telephone lines, production association director general Beytulla Huseynov told on Wednesday.

12/10/11 “Baku Telephone Communications” PA can built modern telecommunication network in new seaport

According to information provided to “ictnews” by the deputy general director of “Baku Telephone Communications” PA Khankishi Khankishiyev,

12/10/11 New CDMA base stations to be built in Yasamal and Binagadi districts

“Baku Telephone Communications” PA plans to build new base stations in the vicinity of Baku city as a part of the activities directed at enhancing quality of CDMA services, the head of CDMA’s service department Murad Chabrailov told “ictnews”.

12/10/11 Machine-to-machine (M2M) revenues worth $1.2 trillion to operators by 2020 – GSMA

The machine-to-machine (M2M) market will represent a $1.2 trillion revenue opportunity for mobile operators by 2020, according to the GSMA. The industry body gathered together AT&T, Vodafone, KT Corp, Telenor Connexion, Deutsche Bank and analyst firm Machina Research on Tuesday to make its prediction

12/10/11 Azerbaijan signs loan agreement to finance Azerspace’s launch

Azerbaijan has signed a loan agreement to finance launching of the country's first telecommunications satellite Azerspace into orbit,

11/10/11 Digital broadcast will cover southern region of Azerbaijan

According to information provided to “ictnews” by the head of Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry administration Vidadi Zeynalov , in the near future the southern region of our country will be also covered with digital broadcast.

10/10/11 First electronified station in Baku is based on NGN technology

Like in the villages surroundings the capital, the stations, which are being built by “Baku Telephone Communications” PA in the central parts of the city,

10/10/11 New EATS was put into operation in Nakhichevan

The new village center has been put into operation in Gabilli village at Kangarli region of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. Several rooms of the center were given to The Communication House. Here, a new digital ATS with capacity of 160 numbers has been accommodated.

07/10/11 Construction of earth-based satellite control centre to start soon

Launching of Azerbaijan Republic’s firsts telecommunication satellite into the geostationary orbit is scheduled for the 4-th quarter of 2012.

06/10/11 Apple co-founder Steve Jobs: tributes pour in

"Steve was among the greatest of American innovators - brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world,

05/10/11 Minister went to Turkey to take part in ICT exhibition

The Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov is visiting Turkey now. There he is heading Azerbaijani delegation,

04/10/11 Neftchala communication joins Trans-Asia-Europe fiber-optic cable highway

Azerbaijani segment of Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic cable highway continues to expand. “Aztelekom” PA told that Neftchala communication is planned to be connected to TAE fiber-optic cable highway in Salyan direction. Certain measures have already been implemented in this direction. Within this project all the villages,

04/10/11 Natural disaster didn’t cause any harm to Lerik-Lenkaran optical cable highway

According to information provided by “Aztelekom” PA, the landslide, which took place on Lerik – Lenkaran motorway,

04/10/11 Azerbaijani operator launches optic network

The Baku Telephone Communications Production Association under the Azerbaijani Communications and the IT Ministry have launched a fiber optic network to render broadband services to end users. According to the ministry, Optical Network Unit (ONU) launched by the operator in the telecommunication nodes in Kurdakhani, Savalan, Ramani settlements.

03/10/11 Azerbaijan develops strategy on intellectual property

In the near future, Azerbaijan is expected to adopt a national strategy on intellectual property for 2011-2014, the Azerbaijani Copyright Agency told on Saturday. "The draft strategy is under the final consideration at the Cabinet of Ministers. Following the appropriate corrections, it can be adopted in the near future," the agency said.

03/10/11 Introduction of new technologies, providing citizens of the capital with high quality communication services, is expanding

“Baku Telephone Communications” PA is expanding introduction of new technologies, providing citizens of the capital with high quality communication services. Technical Director of the Association Rasul Gurbanov told “ictnews” that a few more stations

03/10/11 “Electronic signature” will be offered to people at discounted price

As we know, the Communications and IT Ministry after having created the Centre of National Certification Services started introducing the electronic signature. The center consists of state bodies, the state bodies’ certification service centre, which renders electronic signature services to the citizens and business structures.

01/10/11 List of e-services to be rendered by state bodies was presented to Cabinet of Ministers

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology took an execution of a decree of President of Azerbaijan Republic

30/09/11 Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan to cooperate in joint IT projects

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will cooperate in realization of joint telecommunications projects, says the text of the Protocol, signed in Baku on Thursday following the eighth meeting of Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan

30/09/11 ONU station rendering speedy and high quality internet services to be put into operation

Khatai Telephone Exchange of Baku Telephone Communication PA is expanding an introduction of new technology in order to provide citizens with

29/09/11 Baku pay telephone stock will be renewed before start of “Eurovision” song contest

According to information provided by the director of Baku Automatic Telephone Centre Rafalat Tariverdiyev, “Baku Telephone Communication”

27/09/11 Yardimli communication to join TAE

Works on construction of Azerbaijani segment of TAE (Trans-Asia-Europe) fiber optic cable line are underway. According to information provided by PA “Aztelekom”, the works on connection to the TAE main cable line in Masalli direction of Yardimli communication are nearing completion.

26/09/11 CDMA Base Station to be built in Alat settlement

In order to provide citizens with telephone communication services “Baku Telephone Communication” PA is planning to construct CDMA Base Station in Alat settlement.

26/09/11 Aztelekom production association increases investments in Internet development

Aztelekom production association under the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry has invested over 3 million manat in the development of broadband Internet since early 2011, Aztelekom director general Muhammed Mammadov told media.

23/09/11 Azercosmos announces tender to lay fiber-optic cable

JSC Azercosmos announced tender to lay secure fiber-optic cable (FO-48) from the Khirdalan automated telephone exchange to the Ground Satellite Control Center,

22/09/11 Digital TV started broadcasting in Central Lowland

Digital TV broadcast over the territory of lowland has commenced. Technical Director of “Teleradio” PA Mikail Abbasov in his interview to “İCTnews” told that the tests connected with Digital TV

22/09/11 Radio electronic units increase by almost 143 percent over 10 years in Azerbaijan

The number of used radio electronic units (REU) in Azerbaijan increased by more than 142.9 percent in last ten years,

22/09/11 OIC secretary general to attend COMSTECH meeting in Baku

The next meeting of the Standing Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) will be held within the 17th exhibition and conference on telecommunications and information technologies BakuTel-2011 (November 23-26),

22/09/11 Azerbaijan studies world experience to draft law on e-government

Azerbaijan examines advanced practices to draft a law on "e-government", Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies

21/09/11 All Azerbaijani state agencies to switch to licensed software

By late 2011, all ministries and agencies in Azerbaijan will switch to licensed software, the Head of the Azerbaijani IT company Ultra Zaur Mammadzade said on Tuesday. The project is implemented by the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry.

21/09/11 Communications and IT Ministry conducted “Azerbaijan-Austria” Business-Forum

“Azerbaijan-Austria” Business-Forum has been held in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies.

20/09/11 Azerbaijan accelerates transition to digital TV

Full transition to digital television format in Azerbaijan is expected by late 2012, Azerbaijani Communications and IT Minister Ali Abbasov said on Monday.

20/09/11 Azerbaijan expects preferential terms to supply IT products to Cuba

The presence of favorable conditions and minimization of the rates for transportation services will play a positive role in supplying Azerbaijani IT products to the market of Cuba, the head of department for international relations and work with non-governmental institutions of the Azerbaijani Communications

20/09/11 Minister: Azercell, Bakcell to receive license for 3G service

Azerbaijani mobile operators Azercell and Bakcell have been instructed to finalize the technical work to prepare its network to launch 3G services,

19/09/11 Azerbaijani IT minister addresses Summer Davos in China

Communications and Information Technology Minister Ali Abbasov has addressed Annual Meeting of the New Champions,

14/09/11 Shamakha Astrophysical Observatory is provided with up-to-date communication services

Shamakha Astrophysical Observatory has been fully reconstructed at the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s direction, and all its workers and

14/09/11 High technology subscriber station to be opened in Khazar

“Baku Telephone Communication” Production Association is taking additional measures towards rising quality of services rendered to the citizens, living both in the center and outskirts of Baku city.

13/09/11 Press Service Report of The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies

A board meeting on current issues and their solutions was held in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies.

12/09/11 "E-government" portal to be launched by October

"E-government" portal is expected to be launched by early October, head of the department at the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry Isbandiyar Aliyev told. Aliyev said that the operations are under completion.

12/09/11 Azerbaijan to be represented at CeBIT Bilisim Eurasia exhibition

Azerbaijan will be represented by the national pavilion of one of the world's largest ICT exhibitions on Turkey, the countries of South-East Asia and the

12/09/11 Azerbaijan agrees with several CIS counties on compatibility of frequency resources

The Azerbaijani Communications Administration reached a preliminary agreement with a number of members of the Regional Commonwealth of Communications (RCC) on the use of simultaneous audio broadcasting radio frequency networks in the medium and long wave (MW / LW),

08/09/11 Construction of new building for Masalli telecommunication centre completed

Construction of a new building for telecommunication centre in Masalli region has been completed. The First Deputy General Director of ”Aztelekom” PA, Technical Director Zahir Valiyev said that all necessary technical equipment will be installed in the building by the end of this year.

07/09/11 Azerbaijan to apply MNP service in early 2012

Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Communications and IT Iltimas Mammadov said the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service will be applied in the country by late first quarter of 2012.

07/09/11 New version of Azerbaijani mechanical interpreter to be presented at Bakutel -2011

Azerbaijani software developer Dilmanc will present the next version of mechanical interpreter within the 17th International Telecommunication

07/09/11 The Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit expands CDMA network

The Baku Telephone Communication Production Unit of the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry began expanding network of wireless

07/09/11 Turkmenistan displays interest in participating in Azerbaijani East-West superhighway project

Turkmenistan displays an interest in participating in the project of building the East-West information superhighway,

02/09/11 Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry received majority of votes at “Best work” poll

The poll conducted by “Qafqazinfo” and entitled “Which of the ministries work best of all” has come to an end.








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