Azercell continues its role in development of IT sector
Azercell Telecom LLC has provided its next support to NETTY 2017. Thus, the company acted as the chief partner of the 13th NETTY Award, Azerbaijan’s first professional award in the field of information technologies, which was established to promote the national segment of the World Wide Web and the IT market as a whole.
The award ceremony was attended by representatives of major IT companies in the country, NETTY award nominees, media representatives and numerous guests. The winners of NETTY Academy comprising of the representatives of IT field in the country were selected among 117 projects and resources.
The contest announced the best sites in Azerbaijan in the following nominations: "Azerbaijan", "The state website", "Education and science", "Art and culture", "Society", "Information and news", "Service website", "Corporate website", "The best website in the field of e-commerce", "Sports", "Personal website", "Virtual Jury’s choice", and awarded presents under honorary nominations ("Program of the Year", "Enrichment of development of national information technologies" and "IT Event of the Year").
Green Baku project, the resident of Barama Center of Azercell Telecom LLC, was one of the winners of National Internet Award NETTY 2017. Thus, www.greenbaku.az site presented by Green Baku, a start-up offering green office materials, was the best project in the nomination “Society”.
The nomination "IT Manager of the Year" was included in this year’s contest in order to identify the best managers of IT departments in the country. The list of the winners of Azerbaijan National Internet Award NETTY 2017 includes http://prospectacademy.az/ in the nomination "Education and science", http://sputnik.az/ in the nomination "Information and news", http://www.ferdiders.az/ in the nomination "Virtual Jury's Choice", and “Baku Airport” in the nomination "Mobile Device Program of the Year". The project "Public Internet" launched by Baktelekom at the initiative of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies was announced a winner in the nomination "IT Event of the Year". Information Manager of ADA University Rahid Alekberli received an honorary award in the nomination "Enrichment of development of national information technologies".
Azercell constantly supports Azerbaijani youth in improvement of their knowledge in the field of IT and ICT, as well as the projects which help them become world-recognized professionals. The company also contributes to all endeavors aimed for the development of content in Azerbaijani language.
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The leader of the mobile communication industry of Azerbaijan and the biggest investor in the non-oil sector Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996. With 48% share of Azerbaijan’s mobile market Azercell’s network covers 80% of the territory and 99,8% 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, 24/7 Customer Care, online customer services, GPRS/EDGE, M2M, MobilBank, one-stop- shop service offices Azercell Express, mobile e-service “ASAN signature”, etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality surveys of Global Wireless Solutions company and international systems specialized in wireless coverage mapping such as “Opensignal” and “Testmy.net”, Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan.