ENGINET: Internet usage returning to normal in Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 16
By Sadraddin Agjayev - Trend:
The volume of Internet usage in the daytime by subscribers of Azerbaijan’s BirLink provider, owned by Enginet LLC, during special quarantine regime significantly increased in Azerbaijan from March through April 2020, Public Relations and Communications Manager at ENGINET LLC Alina Khalafova told Trend.
“From March through April 2020, the traffic of usage of home internet by subscribers of the communication service provider increased by 15-20 percent compared to February 2020. The peak of activity was recorded for the period from 21:00 to 23:00 o’clock,” said Khalafova.
In May 2020, the situation with the usage of Internet traffic in the daytime began to be near the mark, she said.
Due to the quarantine regime and the concomitant active growth in internet usage, the number of user requests related to traffic consumption has also increased, added the public relations manager.
In March-April 2020, the number of requests related to traffic usage increased by approximately 35-40 percent compared to January-February 2020, she noted.
During the quarantine, BirLink provided its subscribers with the Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), as well as with the Film Library service, which includes more than 560 films of various genres in Russian, Turkish and English languages, said the manager.
In the reporting months, subscribers preferred to watch old movies; however, but new films also were in demand, Khalafova noted.
BirLink provides broadband multiservice access to high speed and stable Internet, digital (IP) telephony and television services. Trademark Birlink is owned by ENGINET, a leading telecom services provider offering conceptual IT system integration solutions in Azerbaijan. It specializes on the promotion of the advanced information technologies in the ICT & telecommunication services market of the country.
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