Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 13
Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, continues to invest in further expansion of the coverage and quality of mobile services provided to its subscribers and its network capacity.
Currently, Bakcell's network covers more than 99% of the population and 93% of the territory of the country (excluding occupied territories). With more than 2000 3G base stations Bakcell 3G services are available in all regions and cover 85% of population and 70% of the territory of the country (excluding occupied territories).
In the result of the activities carried out to expand the network, the company has outnumbered its competitors in terms of the number of 2G, 3G and 4G base stations; with the total of 5299 base stations. The company has now taken a leading position in the country in provision of 4G services, which it launched only a few months ago.
Today, Bakcell provides high-quality mobile communication and Internet services to its customers by means of 2947 2G, 1979 3G and 373 4G base stations. The company, which is a leading mobile internet provider in the market, has set a goal to further expand the coverage of its high-quality Mobile Internet service by increasing the number of 3G and 4G base stations in the near future with a plan to rollout up to 1000 4G base stations by mid-2016.
Increase in the number and capacity of base stations will ensure provision of higher quality mobile communication and uninterrupted Internet service in the capital and the regions, as well as at remote villages and areas of the country.
At the same time, Bakcell is leading in the number of subscribers benefiting from the 4G services.
"Today, Bakcell is a leader in terms of the number and capacity of its base stations in Azerbaijan. We outpace our competitors by expanding our 2G and 3G network in order to provide high quality mobile communication and Internet service to our customers all over the country, including the most remote areas. We also have the largest share of the mobile Internet market in the country. Our competitors are lagging behind us both in terms of quality and capacity of the mobile Internet. Though the coverage of 4G LTE services that we've launched just a few months ago includes only the city of Baku for the moment, the number of subscribers who use these services is growing rapidly", says Mr. Richard Shearer, Chief Executive Officer of Bakcell.
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 and 4G 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 93% 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 its Sür@ services. With more than 2000 3G base stations Bakcell 3G service is available in all regions and covers 85% of population and 70% of the territory of the country (excluding occupied territories). Around 250 retail outlets and 26 Customer Service Centers operating in the capital and regions are providing the best customer experience to Bakcell customers.
Following the success of 3G Sür@, the best mobile internet experience during last 4 years, Bakcell has announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE service, on May 5, 2015, under the 4th Sür@ brand name. 4th Sür@ provides an essential increase in mobile data speeds and is designed especially for the users, who want to be mobile and have broadband internet everywhere.
With a long term partnership contract Bakcell is Manchester United's first official telecommunications and broadcast partner in all CIS countries, bringing a range of unique and exclusive content to the country's football fans and in particular the fans of Manchester United.
For more information about Bakcell products and services, please visit www.bakcell.com or call 555.For press releases please see www.bakcell.com/az/news (or www.bakcell.com/en/news for press releases in English).
If you are not a Bakcell subscriber, but wish to find out about Bakcell and its services, please call 055 000 05 55.