Caspian American Telecom

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Caspian American Telecom LLC (CATEL) is an American Azerbaijan Mobile Telecommunications Joint venture between the Azerbaijan government and US consortium Omni Communications.[1]


CATEL was the third company in Azerbaijan (after state run Azerfon and Motorola owned Bakcell) to be granted a wireless communications license.[2][3]

As of 2007 the company had 22,000 subscribers.[4] The company invested $25 Million in 30 CDMA base stations during 2007[4]


  1. ^ "CATEL's coverage to be reached in northern and southern regions". Today.AZ. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Torma, Maili. "Third Mobile Operator-in Azerbaijan-Receives Licence from Government". World Market Research. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Azerbaijan's Ministry Issues Licenses to 2 Mobile Operators". Cellular News. 28 Dec 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Lacquiere, Michael (5 April 2007). "Catel Plans US$25-mil. Investment in Azerbaijan by End-2007". World Markets Research (via Nexis). Retrieved 13 July 2010. 

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