Azercell implements projects for training professional personnel in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 6
During the 18 years of its operation, Azercell Telecom has supported the development of education and professional human recourses in Azerbaijan.
Among the social projects supported by the company, special focus was driven to initiatives aimed at the development of professionals in telecommunications. The company continues its activities in this direction. Thus, Azercell Telecom Human Recourses Division held a meeting with the students of Azerbaijan Languages University. During the event, the students were given detailed information about the Student Bursary Program and Internship Program. Azercell representatives also answered questions on various topics.
Azercell has started Student Internship Program this year as well. The program allows students to apply theoretical knowledge into practice, take part in exciting projects and build future careers at Azercell.
The third and fourth year students are eligible to join the program. The students passing the selection procedure gain opportunities to undergo internship and receive monthly salary, as well as to become Azercell family member.
A student may apply for internship in more than one field. Along with the application form, applicants are required to submit an essay in English in one of two topics suggested.
This year 12 students have won Azercell Awards within Student Bursary Program. Along with monthly scholarship of AZN 200 each till the graduation, these students also got an opportunity to improve knowledge in telecommunications, take part in corporate events of the company, attend various training courses and take internship.
Furthermore, Azercell has launched Regional Student Program this year. The winners were 2 students from Mingachevir Polytechnic Institute and Nakhchivan State University and a student from Lenkaran State University.
During the past few months Azercell Telecom representatives met with students at Lankaran State University, Mingachevir Polytechnic Institute and Nakhchivan State University.
Azercell Telecom has implemented a number of successful projects in the advancement of knowledge and education of the youth since the beginning of its operation in Azerbaijan. Establishment of 3G and 4G laboratories, numerous successful projects under Barama Innovation Center and various Student Programs can be especially underlined among such projects. Supporting education and the youth will remain as a priority in Azercell's activities.
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, advance payment mobile services, GPRS/EDGE, 24/7 Customer Care, full-time operating Azercell Express offices, mobile e-service "ASAN imza" (ASAN signature) and others. With 51 percent share of Azerbaijan's mobile market Azercell's network covers 99.8 percent of the country's population. Currently, the number of Azercell's subscribers reached 4.6 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 staff.
Edited by CN