Photo of a train traveling through a paddy field with a bunch of fiber optic cables emerging from the edge of the photo

Azer Telecom to Build Backbone Network for Railways

Azer Telecom signs an agreement with Azerbaijan Railways to construct the backbone fiber optic network along the rail network. Railway department will utilize this network for automation and modernization of signaling and monitoring of railway networks throughout the country. AzerTelecom is the subsidiary of the country’s first mobile operator, Bakcell. Azer Telecom was established in 2008 to focus on the…

A Second Fiber Optic Cable Factory in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan’s local newspaper Azer News reports a joint project for Fiber optic cable production in the country. Azerbaijan has one existing fiber optic cable producer, Sumqayit Technology Park (STP) in Industrial area of Sumqayit, which located near to the Caspian sea. The newspaper report says the new fiber optic cable company will be established in joint venture with an Austrian…