ArmenTel pledges to digitize 80 percent fixed-line tel stations this
YEREVAN, July 24. /ARKA/. Eighty percent of analog stations of
fixed-line telephone network will have been digitized by the end of
this year, Director General of ArmenTel (Beeline trademark) Neicho
Velichkov said at the Novosti International Press Centre. Currently,
only 58 percent stations are digitized in Armenia.
The remaining part will be digitized via the CDMA (Code Division
Multiple Acces) system. The stationary communication will be totally
digitized next year making Armenia the first ever country in the world
with 100-percent digitized fixed-line communication, Mr. Velichkov
The number of the company’s subscribers has increased by 30,000 this
year to reach 650,000. Mr. Velichkov said they are expecting another
30,000-35,000 users to join the company by the end of this year. N.H.