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Azercell Telecom, the leading mobile operator of Azerbaijan paying a special attention to development of professional journalism in the country, organized another professional training course for the students of Baku State University Faculty of Journalists on May 19-20, 2015. The course was moderated by the professional journalist from the United Kingdom Dan Mason, who is also an experienced specialist in the field of digital journalism and social media. Along with Azerbaijan, he has always been running training courses in Georgia, Qatar, Israel, Egypt, China, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, Cyprus and several EU states. Mr. Mason is in media business for 25 years with the experience in daily newspapers and magazines in the United Kingdom.
The training course presented by Azercell elaborated on the multimedia features of Google search engine, interaction with social networks as well as opening of blogs. The participants learned of web site and blog development, photo/video shooting and editing.
At the end of the training course Azercell presented certificates to all of the participants. We would like to remind that Azercell has organized many different training courses for journalists. Azercell also ran first training for regional journalists. In addition to training courses, Azercell also implements different projects aimed at journalists’ comprehensive development. Over 6 years Azercell supports English language courses to help local journalists in the development of their language skills. Azercell is the only mobile operator offering a special tariff for mass-media representatives – MediaCell.
As always before, Azercell will further pledge its support to the development of media in Azerbaijan.
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Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996 and since the first years sustains a leading position on the market. Azercell introduced number of technological innovations in Azerbaijan: GSM technology, advance payment mobile services, GPRS/EDGE, 24/7 Customer Care, full-time operating Azercell Express offices, mobile e-service “ASAN imza” (ASAN signature) and others. With 51% share of Azerbaijan’s mobile market Azercell’s network covers 99,8% of the country’s population. Currently, the number of Azercell’s subscribers reached 4,6 million people. In 2011 Azercell deployed 3G and in 2012 the fourth generation network – LTE in Azerbaijan. The Company is the leader of Azerbaijan’s mobile communication industry and the biggest investor in the non-oil sector. Azercell is a part of TeliaSonera Group of Companies serving 186 million subscribers in 17 countries worldwide with 27,000 employees.