Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 12
Azercell Telecom, the leading mobile operator of Azerbaijan paying a special attention to cooperation with media since its inception, organized another professional training course for media representatives on January 8-9, 2015. The training course attracted journalists of print, Internet and electronic media and was aimed on deepening their knowledge in the area of Mobile Media.
The course was moderated by a professional journalist from the United Kingdom Dan Mason, who is also an experienced specialist in the field of digital journalism and social media. Along with Azerbaijan, he has always been running training courses in Georgia, Qatar, Israel, Egypt, China, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, Cyprus and several EU states. Mr. Mason is in media business for 25 years with the experience in daily newspapers and magazines in the United Kingdom.
The training course presented by Azercell elaborated on the multimedia features of Google search engine, interaction with social networks as well as opening of blogs. The participants learned of web site and blog development, photo/video shooting and editing.
At the end of the training course Azercell presented certificates to all of the participants. We would like to remind that Azercell has organized many different training courses for journalists. Azercell also ran first training for regional journalists. In addition to training courses, Azercell also implements different projects aimed at journalists' comprehensive development.
Over 6 years Azercell supports English language courses to help local journalists in the development of their language skills. Azercell is the only mobile operator offering a special tariff for mass-media representatives - MediaCell. Today, the latter is one of the most popular tariff schemes among Azercell products.
As always before, Azercell will further pledge its support to the development of media in Azerbaijan.
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 53% 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.