Sazz

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Country

Company Name

AzQTel LLC

Ownership Type

Privately Held

4G LTE Frequency Bands

Company Overview

AzQTel is an Azerbaijan-based telecommunications company founded in 2005. It provides wireless internet, high-speed broadband internet, and other value-added services in Azerbaijan. The company launched its 4G broadband services in October 2010 under the “Sazz” brand name. These services are based on WiMAX technology.

AzQTel has been working with ZTE to develop a plan to migrate the network from WiMAX to the more robust TDD-LTE. The company holds 142 MHz of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz and 3.6 GHz frequency bands, which translate to B42 (3500 MHz) and B43 (3700 MHz) TDD-LTE. During trials in December 2015, AzQTel demonstrated peak data rates of up to 900 Mbps over TDD-LTE. In December 2017 the company announced plans to develop Gigabit TDD LTE-A Pro which it advertises as 'Pre-5G', using 4X4 MIMO and 256QAM.

4G LTE Network Information

Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Evolution Status Planned
Max. MIMO Max. Modulation
Carrier Aggregation Features -
LTE BandChannel WidthStatus
20 MHz Planned
20 MHz Planned