Eye examination for free with Azercell’s support
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 29
Mobile Eye Clinic, one of the unique social projects conducted by Azercell Telecom, leading company of mobile market in Azerbaijan, has served thousands of children deprived of parental care, as well as the elderly and low-income families. The doctors of Mobile Eye Clinic serving children deprived of parental care, low-income families, refugees and IDPs examined members of Russian community residing in the settlements of Mardakan and Pirallahi. Overall, 99 people were examined; out of which 33 were assigned eyeglass prescription and other 15 people were prescribed a course of treatment by the doctors.
All examination and treatment are conducted by Caspian Compassion Project with Azercell's support. During 4 years of its operation, the clinics visited several boarding schools and orphanages, including special boarding school No. 5, SOS Children's village and "Gun erzi" care center in the region of Agjabadi. The doctors of the clinics visited both Baku and regions. They visited almost all regions in the country and supported people in need for treatment.
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% share of Azerbaijan's mobile market Azercell's network covers 99,8% 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.