Penetration level of broadband Internet to reach 85%

Implementing a broadband Internet development project in Azerbaijan will increase Internet penetration to 85 per cent, the Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov told the media. "The successful implementation of the project will increase the quality of the services rendered to users of internet services," he said.

"The access speed will range from 10 to 100 megabits per second." According to preliminary estimates, the cost of the project exceeds 400 million manat. It will be financed through the country's State Oil Fund. The entire territory of the republic will be covered by optical communication lines, including remote areas by late 2015. At present, Internet in Azerbaijan has 65 per cent coverage while 30 per cent is broadband.

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