Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 16
Azercell Telecom - country's largest telecommunication provider supports Baku Science Festival to be held on November 10-11. The event, initiated by the National Academy of Sciences is organized with the support of the Ministry of Communications and Higher Technologies, Ministry of Education and Baku City Executive Authority.
Baku Science Festival - the first event of its type in the Caucasus region will demonstrate globally recognized scientific achievements of our researchers in the recent years. The Festival will also feature speeches of young scientists in various venues, innovations and interactive presentations.
Azercell provides festival participants with mobile communications and Wi-Fi network. In addition, the company has also introduced special numbers for the employees of the National Academy of Sciences. The Company also creates a platform for festival participants and young researchers to unite science and industry, science and production.
Participants of Baku Science Festival will get a chance to visit scientific laboratories, competitions, exhibits featuring new scientific achievements, as well as watch scientific - popular movies. Major events will be hosted in the vicinity of Scientific campus: at the HQ of ANAS and newly opened Central Scientific Library. Baku State University, Azerbaijan State Oil Academy, Aviation Academy, Higher Oil School will join this initiative and hold different meetings. There are also festival events scheduled to be held at the three secondary schools - 134, 23 and 6.
The world's first ever Science Festival was held in XIX century in Britain. The main motto of the festival was "Inspire, Educate, Entertain". The ultimate goal of the festival is to reconcile science and society, as well as various fields of science, to exhibit scientific achievements and increase the interest of young generation in this area.
Azercell Telecom continuously implements projects aimed at increase in the level of science and education, as well as the knowledge of young people. Solely within Barama Project many talented young made a lot of discoveries and inventions. Azercell also supported startups in realization of their projects and facilitated meetings with foreign investors. In addition, for many years the Company implements special bursary and internship programs for students.
Thus, Azercell Telecom takes pride in supporting Baku Science Festival - first ever innovative event in Azerbaijan and in Caucasus.
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.