Azercell Telecom announces with a great pride of being provider of mobile communication for all customers at the stadiums and other event venues of Baku 2015 1st European Games.
By providing high-class service and uninterrupted network for many years since its launch, Azercell has been selected telecom provider of such a large-scale international event. Azercell will be the one to install an internal multi-operator system at the major game venues as the Olympic Stadium and the National Gymnastics Arena. An internal multi-operator system has already been set at the latter facility. Similar installation will be provided at the Olympic Stadium upon the completions of the construction works. This unique system to be placed at the stadium is capable to serve more than 80000 subscribers.
We would like to remind that an internal multi-operator system provides all mobile operators to place and operate their radio-base stations at the same time. As Azercell Telecom is the sole provider of the system in these venues, other mobile operators will work only using the system installed by Azercell. We would like to remind that Azercell introduced in-house multioperator mobile system installation in Azerbaijan for the first time. In general, the mobile operator in Azerbaijan was the first to install this system among the countries of TeliaSonera Group Azercell is a part of. On the eve of this remarkable event the leading mobile operator of Azerbaijan also plans to install additional 20 radio-base stations on the Olympic route and in the Olympic village. This will provide the athletes with reliable network both in the residential and training area. In addition, all of the transportation means for the athletes will be also covered with a reliable network. For this purpose Azercell plans to install special mobile Radio-Base Stations as well as the Company will strengthen 3G and 4G networks both in Baku and in the regions.
We would like to note Baku, Azerbaijan is hosting the first ever European Games in 2015. The event will gather over 5400 athletes from over 49 countries from European Olympic Movement. They will compete in 19 different disciplines including wrestling, taekwondo, box, volleyball, basketball, beach volleyball, judo and others.
As it has always been, Azercell again will provide all of its subscribers and the visiting delegations with the uninterrupted and high quality communication services.
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, 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. By the end of 2013 the number of Azercell's subscribers reached 4,5 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 the part of the TeliaSonera Group of Companies, which has subsidiaries in 17 countries with total number of 186 million subscribers and 27 thousand employees.