Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.4 / Trend /
Bakcell, the first mobile operator and leading mobile internet provider of Azerbaijan, organized training for journalists devoted to the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) on December 1.
About 30 journalists form national TV channels, newspapers and news agencies as well as bloggers attended the training.
The training was one of the components of the MNP awareness campaign among journalists reporting on telecommunication issues and among customers.
Presentations on MNP and its history, its benefits for customers and mobile operators, experiences of other countries, the main reasons which make customer to join Bakcell after MNP, procedures to join MNP and etc. were made by Bakcell representatives.
"MNP, which is expected to be implemented in the near future in Azerbaijan, is very important step in the telecommunication market of Azerbaijan. Our observations show both media and mobile communication customers need more deepening information about MNP. We are pleased to organize the first educative training for journalists devoted to this process. We are planning to continue our initiatives to increase awareness about MNP. As we have announced earlier, Bakcell's network is fully ready to implement number portability. We are looking the Communication and Information Technologies Ministry to announce the starting of this process in Azerbaijan," Mr. Richard Shearer, Bakcell CEO said.
MNP is the ability to change mobile service provider without changing phone number; thus customers will have the ability to shift from one mobile operator to another one without changing their mobile number.
Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan offers a variety of products for modern mobile communications customers. Bakcell provides class leading 3G mobile internet experience in the country under the Sür@ brand name.
As one of the largest national non-oil investors, Bakcell today continues making large investments in the economy of Azerbaijan through its investments in state-of-the-art telecommunication technology and its people who service our customers.
Bakcell's network covers more than 99% of the population and 92% of the land area of the country (excluding occupied territories).Bakcell is a leader in innovation and it focuses on bringing the best of the mobile internet to Azerbaijanis through new partnerships and itsSür@ services. With 257 retail outlets and 7 Customer ServiceCenters operating 24x7Bakcell provides the best customer experience to its customers.
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