Azercell is a part of TeliaSonera. TeliaSonera was formed by a merger of Sweden’s Telia and Finland’s Sonera corporations in December 2002. Currently, it is one of the largest and the strongest International Carriers of Europe.
Azercell Telecom LLC started its commercial activities as the first GSM operator in Azerbaijan on December 15, 1996. Since the first few years of its activities, Azercell has maintained its lead position in the telecommunication market.
Azercell has brought a number of innovative technologies and concepts to Azerbaijan such like GSM technology, GPRS/EDGE, 24/7 Call Center, Azercell Express Office (one-stop-shop concept), BlackBerry® Solutions product etc.
The first mobile telecommunications services were based on postpaid system. In 1998, Azercell became one of the first companies in theworld’s telecommunication sector to introduce a prepaid system (SimSim) for subscribers.
At the moment Azercell has more than 4.000 000 subscribers with population coverage – 99,8% , coverage area – 80% (excluding the 20% of occupied territories) and holds 55% of the market share in mobile telecommunications.
Learn more about Azercell at www.azercell.com