Swiss Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser: Switzerland will try to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict without questioning the established formats such as the OSCE Minsk process
ArmenTel CJSC (Beeline trademark) announces the launch of digitization of the fixed-line telephony of Vahan village in Gegharkunik province of Armenia Following the modernization, which is to be completed on 18 Dec 2013, the villagers will have high-quality digitized fixed-line telephony and broadband Internet access (ADSL2+).
Now, by activating the "Jan-jan" service, the subscribers of VivaCell-MTS' "Dialect" tariff plan can also enjoy the opportunities of the unlimited Internet, the company's press-service said.
On November 22 ArmenTel CJSC (Beeline trademark) and "Center for Technology Development" Foundation held an AppCON 2013 international conference dedicated to the global and regional trends of development of mobile applications and mobile content.
According to the Global Information Technology Report 2013, Armenia is the 82nd in the Networked Readiness Index 2013 versus the 94th position in the previous report. Azerbaijan is the 56th (versus the 61st position in 2012), and Georgia has risen by 23 positions to the 65th (versus the 88th position in 2012).
ArmenTel Company (trademark Beeline) has expanded 3G coverage in the resort town of Dilijian by 30 sq km and significantly improved the quality of 3G connection through installation of up-to-date equipment in the town. In the course of a press-tour, ArmInfo's correspondent got first hand view of the 3G coverage maps and speed via multimedia devices. At present, the download speed is 2.5 MBs and Upload speed is 1.3MBs.
Armenia's market is oversaturated for four mobile operators, Anush Beghloyan, Head of Public Relations Service at ArmenTel CJSC (trademark Beeline), told ArmInfo.
The press service of the company reports that all Hi-Line subscribers having 1Mbs channel traffic will enjoy its redoubling to 2Mbs, with the fee to remain unchanged. "We seek to use our progress for the benefit of our subscribers. We are enlarging our channels, upgrading our infrastructure and are appearing with new terms," says the company's CEO Andrey Pyatakhin.
On November 22 Yerevan will host a conference "AppCON 2013: Mobile content development in Armenia". The conference is organized by the Technology Development Center Foundation with the support of ArmenTel (Beeline trademark).
Rapid development of information technologies in Armenia and wide penetration of Internet into our everyday lives besides doubtless advantages has become a source of new danger called “information threats.” Problems in this field have grown global. Therefore, focusing on information security has become a vital necessity for Armenia. Vice President of Internet Society of Armenia Grigory Saghyan speaks of the problem of virtual aggression in Armenia and the measures to meet challenges in the field in an interview with ArmInfo.
The press service of GNC-ALFA reports that this is a package of three services - broadband Internet, IP television and fixed telephony - costing 10,000 AMD a month. The service was presented Nov 5-6.
ArmenTel CJSC (Beeline trademark) announces the launch of 3G mobile network in Odzun village of Lori region, Armenia.
Residents of 15 towns of Armenia and 4 districts of Yerevan can use services of "Rostelecom", the subsidiary of "Rostelecom", GNC-ALFA reported. Today "Rastelecom" net was launched in Dilijan, Sevan, Masis and Artashat towns and in the Nor Nork district of Yerevan.
Armenian Internet networks have been under powerful DDoS attacks since afternoon today. As a result, Internet connection in the country has been poor and instable, the head of a local Internet provider company, who preferred to stay anonymous, told ArmInfo.
ArmenTel Company (Beeline brand) has cancelled the payment for the service "Payment System Change," the company's press-service told ArmInfo. From now on, the private and corporate subscribers of the company can switch from the pre-paid to the post-paid system free of charge and preserving their telephone numbers and even tariff plans (for some tariffs).
In 2012 the largest players of Armenia's telecom sector registered a net profit of 15.1 billion AMD, which is less than half of the previous year's index. According to the Ranking of the Largest Retailer and Service Companies of Armenia prepared by the Agency of Rating Marketing Information (ArmInfo), K-Telecom (VivaCell-MTS brand) and ArmenTel (BeeLine brand) were the most efficient players on the market.
By subscribing to "MTS Connect Unlimited" or "MTS Connect Unlimited+" postpaid tariff plans before December 31, 2013 one will also get a package providing 1500 on-net airtime and an opportunity to send 150 SMS to RA GSM networks per month for the same monthly fee.