«Armenia Telephone Company» CJSC (trademark Beeline) is the largest telecommunication company in Armenia. The Company was established in March 1995 by the decision of the Ministry of Communications jointly with the American Company “Trans-World Telecom”.
Since November 3, 2006 «ArmenTel» CJSC is a member of «VimpelCom Ltd.» Group of companies, which is one of the world's largest integrated communication operator.
«ArmenTel» provides services of GSM 900/1800 and 3G (UMTS) standard mobile communication, fixed telephony as well as Internet access based on CDMA and ADSL technologies under Beeline brand on the whole territory of Armenia.
Since 2007 «ArmenTel» has been consistently developing broadband internet access services by ADSL technology - Hi-Line, and in March, 2012 the company brought into commercial operation Internet access service by FTTB technology - Hi-Line Optic, the inhabitants of the city Gyumri were the first to whom the service became available. In 2008 «ArmenTel» became the first Armenian mobile operator to launch 3G network. Beeline 3G network covers more than one hundred and fifty Armenian settlements with population of more than 2,9 million. Mobile internet becomes popular day by day: during the last 3 years mobile internet traffic increased 291 times.
The company provides a wide range of services for corporate customers. In particular, for corporate problems solution «ArmenTel» CJSC offers the companies to create data transfer corporate networks, using reliable Beeline CDN infrastructure with capacity of 1Gbit/sec.
As of the end of 2013 Yerevan urban telephone network was digitized for 100%. The countrywide digitalization index is 86%.
According to 2014 2nd quarter results the number of Beeline mobile network subscribers reached 700 thousand.
«ArmenTel» CJSC (Beeline trademark) is part of «VimpelCom» group. «VimpelCom» is one of the world’s largest integrated telecommunications services operators, which includes communication companies, providing voice communication and data transfer services on the basis of a wide range of wireless and fixed communications, as well as broadband Internet access in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia , Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Italy and Canada.
«VimpelCom» provides services around the world, on the territories with a total population of about 739 million people. «VimpelCom Ltd.» Group of companies provide services under the brands «Beeline», «Kyivstar», «djuice», «Wind», «Infostrada», «Mobilink», «Leo», «Banglalink», «Telecel» and «Djezzy» . As of June 30 2014 the total number of company subscribers amounted to 220 million.