The mobile operator is a proud partner of the Azerbaijani national team at the Tokyo 2020 XVI Summer Paralympic Games
The 16th Summer Paralympic Games kick off in Tokyo on August 24. Being a proud partner of the National Paralympic Team, Azercell Telecom LLC once again demonstrates its commitment to the Paralympic movement in our country.
It is noteworthy that the National Paralympic team represents Azerbaijan in these games with a record number of licenses. The Azerbaijani National Paralympic Team, which will compete in Tokyo, includes 35 athletes, including 23 men and 12 women. Our athletes will compete for medals in 47 categories in 6 sports - judo, athletics, taekwondo, powerlifting, swimming and shooting. At this year's opening ceremony, Paralympic champion Olokhan Musayev will be the flag bearer of our team.
Azercell is a proud partner of the Tokyo 2020 XVI Summer Paralympic Games, helping to share and promote the spirit of the Games. The Paralympic Games, which have great social significance and reflect moral values, are becoming one of the most important events in the world sports movement. In recent years, the number of participants in the Paralympic Games and the geography of countries is growing steadily.
In our country special attention to the Paralympic movement is being paid as well. Azercell has been supporting the Azerbaijan Children's Paralympic Committee since 2014. Thanks to this support, about 200 children and adolescents with disabilities are currently involved in 10 sports, participate in mass sports events, local and international competitions. In order to support integration of these children into society and increase their interest in sports, the Children's Paralympic Games are organized in our country every year with the closest involvement of Azercell Telecom LLC.
It should be noted that 4,400 athletes from 136 countries are participating in the XVI Summer Paralympic Games, which will last until September 5. They will compete for 540 sets of medals in 22 sports. So far, Azerbaijani athletes have won a total of 38 medals at the Paralympic Games, including 9 gold, 18 silver and 11 bronze medals.
Azercell, always supporting Olympic values, wishes our team the greatest success in these games, which are the 7th for our athletes, and to return home with a great victory.
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The leader of the mobile communication industry, the largest taxpayer and the biggest investor of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan “Azercell Telecom” LLC was founded in 1996. Currently, 5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Mobile operator controls 49% of market share; while its geographical coverage constitutes 94% and population coverage 98.7%. Azercell is the only company in Azerbaijan and CIS region which has been awarded Platinum Certificate of International “Investors in People” Standard. The mobile operator is the only company in the country to receive the title of "Company of the Year" in the communication sector among hundreds of organizations in The World’s Premier Business Award Competition STEVIE. The company was ranked on the top in this nomination and won the Gold Award. Azercell was the pioneering mobile operator to introduce a number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, 24/7 call center service (*1111), 7/7 Front Office service, Azercell Express offices, M2M services, 4G technology, mobile and online customer care services and customer services through social media, mobile e-signature service “ASAN Imza” etc. Azercell tested 5G pilot network for the first time in the country in the frame of “Bakutel 2019” exhibition. Rapidly increasing 4G network of Azercell covers nearly 60 regions of the country, including Baku and Absheron peninsula. According to the results of mobile network quality and wireless coverage mapping surveys by international systems, Azercell’s 4G network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan.