320 THOUS. BROADBAND INTERNET USERS REPORTED IN ARMENIA

PanARMENIAN.Net
April 11, 2012 - 15:36 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - The number of internet, mobile and fixed network
subscribers in Armenia currently totals over 1.8 mln, which makes 56%
of the country's population, adviser to Armenian Economy Minister said.

As Vahe Danielyan told a press conference, the number of broadband
internet users grosses 320 thous. (50% of the population), with 40%
of households being 3G network subscribers.

In this context, he added that the number of IP-addresses in Armenia
exceeds that of neighboring Georgia.

Dwelling on the Internet speed, Mr. Danielyan said that the index
has reached 4.5Mb/s. compared with that of last month.

"Armenia has surpassed Azerbaijan with its internet speed. Every
month, the Internet speed increases by 2-3 tenth. With its download
speed Armenia currently occupies the 70th place and the 40th with its
upload speed in the World Economic Forum's Networked Readiness Index
(NRI). We have achieved fantastic download speed results," Mr.

Danielyan said, adding that ArmenTel owns 60% of IP addresses, while
Ucom owns 27 thous.


From: Baghdasarian