Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Babayeva / Azercell Telecom was awarded international "Caspian Energy Integration Award- 2007" prize instituted by the organization.
Azercell Telecom became winner in two distinctive from each other nominations. The company was awarded for its activity in telecommuncations and philanthropy and received "The GSM operator of the year" and "The philantropist of the year" awards.
The managers of some 1500 companies in 32 countries of the world were inquired for determination of the award winners.
Azercell Telecom JV has always provided a high quality service to its subscribers and favoured them with innovation. The company that brought a lot of new telecommunication technologies to Azerbaijan and is continuing to be innovator in this field has always been carrying charity activities out. The mobile operator's achievements were attended by the Caspian Integration Business Club, which joins business institutions.
The prizes were presented to the represenatives of Azercell Telecom in ceremony held on March 27 in Gulustan palace. Mr. Natig Aliyev, the Minister of Industry and Energy handed over the "The philantropist of the year" prize to Ms. Kamilla Isayeva, Head of the Corporative Communications and Social Responsibility Unit of the company. The Minister hailed achievements by Azercell in information technologies field, which is a priority in non-oil sector.
The GSM operator of the year" prize was presented by Mr. Ali Abbasov, the Minister of Communication and Information Technologies. Ms. Ulviyya Mir-Gasimova, head of the Marketing Department of Azercell thanked for trust to the company. "We hope that it will not be the last prize handed over by you," - she said.
Azercell Telecom was awarded with "Caspian Energy Integration Award" in "The GSM operator of the year" nomination last year. Thus, it's second year that Azercell has been rewarded as the best GSM operator of the year successively.