The project is a key scheme for establishment of infrastructure and framework for information society and e-government. The system will provide high-speed data transmission between Baku and provinces.
Telephone exchanges in Baku and Sumgait have already provided with data transmission at the rate of 10 Gbit/s.
The regional network will also be upgraded to 10 Gbit/s from 1 Gbit/s transmission rate. AzDataCom Project is part of the National E-Governance Network Initiative launched in 2004 as a joint project between UNDP and the Ministry.