Azercell continues network improvement in Azerbaijan’s frontline districts
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 12
Azercell Telecom LLC is working hard on expansion of 3G coverage in the territories close to the front line in order to provide its subscribers with uninterrupted and high quality connection. All 70 sites near the front line have been provided with 3G and as a result, Azercell's 3G coverage has been expanded by 30 percent.
Azercell officers audited company's radio base stations located in the districts of Terter, Aghdara, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Naftalan and Goranboy. Flaws have been detected and eliminated immediately to ensure secure and quality coverage.
Thanks to efforts of working team of the company, 25 sites close to the front line have been provided with generators working in automatic mode. Now they can operate even without the power. As a result, Azercell subscribers residing in the territories above were provided with full quality connection service. The improvement works are still ongoing.
Azercell possesses the first and the largest LTE (4G) network in the country. According to the mobile network quality survey performed by Global Wireless Solutions company on the initiative of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan, Azercell's network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of the country.
In addition, according to the test results of international companies such as the "Opensignal" and "Testmy.net", specialized in wireless coverage mapping and crowdsourcing data on radio signal quality from users, Azercell provides the most reliable mobile network and the fastest Mobile Internet in Azerbaijan.
Over the past year, Azercell has increased the capacity of its network by 77 percent in Baku, and by 25 percent throughout the country. Azercell introduced number of technological innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, GPRS/EDGE and 4G. 3G and 4G testing laboratories were established in several Azerbaijani universities with the initiative of the company.
Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996 and since the first years sustains a leading position in the market. Azercell introduced number of technological innovations in Azerbaijan: GSM technology, advance payment mobile services, M2M, MobilBank, GPRS/EDGE (mobile internet), 24/7 Customer Care, full-time operating Azercell Express offices, mobile e-service "ASAN imza" (ASAN signature) and others.
With 48.2 percent share of Azerbaijan's mobile market Azercell's network covers 99.8 percent of the country's population. In 2015, 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 a part of TeliaSonera Group of Companies serving 186 million subscribers in 17 countries worldwide with 27,000 employees.