“Digital World in Regions”, the project taken place in different regions of our country starting from July with the initiative of the leader mobile operator of Azerbaijan Azercell Telecom, is finalized in our ancient capital city of Ganja on August 26.
Honourly mentioning, the company that prepares Azerbaijan for the new connection era, Azercell Telecom within the last six months has achieved 86.2% growth in population coverage area, 61.4% in geographical coverage area, also 49.6% growth of daily LTE usage and up to 16% faster traffic in LTE download and upload speed. For the moment around 60 regions of the country, including Baku and Absheron, are covered by 4G network and these numbers are to grow day by day.
Azercell, whose main goal is to make new tendencies and trends accessible to everybody, has gathered more than 103 500 people together since July, 29 within the project “Digital World in regions” in the cities of Nakhchivan, Ordubad, Sharur, Guba, Gusar, Khachmaz, Sumgayit, Ismayilli, Shamakhi, Gabala, Goychay, Sheki, Zagatala, Barda, Cocug Marjanli village, Mingachevir, Yevlakh, Lankaran, Gazakh, Tovuz, Shamkir.
As in other regions, a very entertaining event in Ganja brought over 20 000 citizens together. Modern interactive and intellectual games were demonstrated at the event, causing the great interest of the spectators. Moreover, Farid Davudov, startup from Innovations Agency and founder of “CustomAR” project, joined the event with his “Height” game. The participants of the competetions and games were given various gifts by Azercell. As a part of the projects the participants were informed about the technical capabilities of mobile devices and how technological innovations can make life easier.
In addition to the large-scale entertainment program, focusing mainly on community care and social responsibility, this event also covered visits to SOS Children’s village, settlements of internally displaced people, also with children from Ganja orphanage-kindergarten in the second biggest city of the country, Ganja. Therefore, “Mobile Eye” and “Mobile Dental” clinics, functioning with the support of Azercell, examined and provided initial treatment for over 70 children from SOS Children's Village Ganja. Small habitants of the village were gifted school supplies and presents by Azercell. Delegation from Azercell and “Regional Development” Public Union, founded with the initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation visited internally displaced families from Khojaly and Kalbajar settled in Ganja and presented gifts to them. As a part of corporate social responsibility, children from SOS Children’s village Ganja were also encouraged on the eve of the new school year with educational supplies.
Thus, a series of events, concluded in the second largest city of the country, Ganja, aimed at familiarizing the population from various regions of Azerbaijan with the innovations of the digital world, entertaining people in hot summer months with innovative solutions and improving the welfare of the people in social need.
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The leader of mobile communication industry, the largest taxpayer and the biggest investor of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan “Azercell Telecom” LLC was founded in 1996. With 49 percent share of Azerbaijan’s mobile telecom market Azercell’s network covers 99.1 percent of the territory (excluding the occupied territories) and 99.8 percent of population of the country. Currently, 4.5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Azercell has pioneered an important number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, Metro coverage, 24/7 call center service (*1111), 7 day/week Front Office service, M2M services, one-stop-shopping approach Azercell Express offices, mobile customer services, Online Customer Care and Social Media Customer Care services, mobile e-signature service “ASAN Imza” etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality and wireless coverage mapping surveys by international systems, Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan. Azercell is the only company in Azerbaijan and CIS region which has been awarded Gold Certificate of International “Investors in People” Standard.