Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26
Azercell Telecom - the leading mobile operator of country's communication market since its inception provided care to children, held awareness campaigns to keep children problems on the loop as well as invested in children's' development. Part of Company's social projects is directly targeting children. The most significant example of company's special care is the support to Children Shelter "Umid Yeri" (Place of Hope).
Since 1997 Azercell has been providing its support to the residents of the shelter. Azercell's support helped thousands providing an opportunity of "returning to normal life" to over thousands of children. These days the Company brought another joyful moment to the lives of residents of "Umid Yeri". Thus, Azercell renovated the building of the shelter in Bina settlement. Azercell representatives joined the official opening of the refurbished building, which is done in compliance with modern standards and will fit the needs of children.
We would like to remind, that Azercell supported tens of projects in this field. Among them we can name projects like poem and novel competition "De! Dilden-dile, elden-ele", arts competition "Çek!", "Children Hotline", Mobile Dental Clinic, Mobile Eye Clinic, "Every child needs a family", "They are also waiting for the presents..." and others. Azercell has invested 14 mln manats for the implementation of social projects in the country.
The Company has been awarded both domestically and internationally for its social projects. We would like to remind, that Azercell was the first company back in 2007 to receive an award "Corporate Social Responsible Company of the Year" and other awards in the following years. The Company's activities are not limited with all of the before mentioned. Azercell firmly continues to implement social projects that will turn the company into "The Company Azerbaijan is proud of!"
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.