Azerbaijan, Baku, October 23/Trend/
The 7th International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT2013) started today in Baku, a message from the Azercell Telecom Company said.
The primary objective of the international conference AICT-2013 is to bring together scientists and engineers from different countries to encourage discussion and opinion exchange between them.
Scientists, specializing in area of ICT application in education and training, science, managements, security, health care systems, state institutions, communication take part in this conference. They will be discussing topics like modern developments in ICT application, cyber security problems, business, ICT in governance and economy, networks and equipment and many others. There will also be series of summits and symposiums on a range of related topics.
AICT 2013 is co-organized with the technical support of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan, several state and private universities, as well as Information Technology Internationalization Research Center (Korea) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Azercell Telecom is acting as a telecom partner of this prestigious event.
The company believes this conference will support Azerbaijan's role as a leader of ICT in the region. Azercell has been supportive in implementation of various ICT related projects aimed at increase of scientific research capacity in the country. Up to date, the Company supported a number of international conventions, scientific and academic conferences.
But Azercell's contribution to ICT development is not limited to its support to conferences: the Company also promotes development of local scientific capacity. Azercell was the first company in Azerbaijan that introduced Barama Innovation Center that stimulates ICT contribution to science development. Moreover, Azercell Telecom is the author of a range of projects in the area of information-communication technologies.
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 and others. With 53% share of Azerbaijan's mobile market Azercell's network covers 99,8% of the country's population. By the end of 2012 the number of Azercell's subscribers reached 4,4 million people. In 2011 Azercell deployed 3G and in 2012 4G networks in Azerbaijan. In 2013 Azercell became the first mobile operator in the country to introduce mobile e-service ASAN imza (ASAN signature).