Almost all households in Azerbaijan will be equipped with high-speed internet until the end of 2024

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, January 10

By Sadraddin Aghjayev – Trend:

Almost all households in Azerbaijan will have high-speed internet access until the end of 2024, the country’s Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rashad Nabiyev said, Trend reports on January 10.

According to Nabiyev, more than 150,000 homes in the country are already equipped with fiber optic communication lines.

He noted that 50 percent of areas liberated from Armenian occupation [in the 2020 Second Karabakh War] are equipped with mobile communications, and more than 35 percent are covered by television and radio broadcasting.

In addition, according to the minister, postal services are provided in the liberated areas in four directions.

“At the same time, work continues on the construction of roads over 1,500 kilometers long, three airports, strategically important railways connecting these areas to the region. [South Caucasus] as a whole, ”Nabiyev stressed.

He also recalled that last year, the procedure for issuing “badges” (for the implementation of domestic passenger transport) had been simplified and that the rules for the distribution of permit forms (for the international transport of goods ) had been changed.

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