Bakcell sets the pace by the number of roaming partners

15.12.2014

Bakcell, being the First Mobile Operator and Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, becomes the country’s leader in terms of the number of roaming partners (countries, mobile operators, GPRS and Camel roaming Services and etc.). Today, Bakcell customers are able to use the roaming services in every part of the world – Europe, Asia, South and North America, Australia and Africa. Overall, Bakcell has roaming relations with 417 mobile operators in 168 countries. Along with the GSM service, the Camel roaming and GPRS (internet) roaming services of Bakcell also demonstrate the highest results. The following table shows the number of roaming partners by service:

Services Number of countries Number of mobile operators
GSM 168 417
Camel 110 220
GPRS 162 343

“Today, Bakcell customers have broader opportunities to use mobile communication services at even more parts of the world. Along with voice and SMS services, we are working on increasing the number of countries and partner mobile operators, for provision of the Camel and GPRS roaming services; and we are very proud to gain the lead in this area. We will continue to expand our network of roaming partners and provide our customers with a wide range of roaming services at more than advantageous tariffs”, says Chief Technical Officer of Bakcell Mr. Yigit Berktash.

Relevant bundles are offered to travelling CIN, Klass and Gold customers of Bakcell, for using voice, SMS and mobile internet services, while abroad. Moreover, Bakcell offers even broader opportunities for roaming users by conducting various related campaigns.

According to latest roaming campaign introduced by the company, customers visiting the United Arab Emirates, will be able to use the market’s best offer of Bakcell, by paying only 0.25 AZN for one megabyte of internet, 0.25 AZN for one minute of incoming calls, and 0.75 AZN for one minute of outgoing calls. To join the campaign, it is necessary to simply dial star130hashcall .

Not long ago, Bakcell introduced an over 50% discount for roaming prices. As a result, the price for one minute of incoming calls in the most popular directions (countries) has been decreased from 65 qepik to 32 qepik.

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About Bakcell

Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, offers a variety of products for modern mobile communications customers. Bakcell provides class leading 3G mobile internet experience in the country under the Sür@ brand name.

As one of the largest national non-oil investors, Bakcell today continues making large investments in the economy of Azerbaijan through its investments in state-of-the-art telecommunication technology and its people who service our customers.

Bakcell’s network covers more than 99% of the population and 93% of the land area of the country (excluding occupied territories). Bakcell is a leader in innovation and it focuses on bringing the best of the mobile internet to Azerbaijanis through new partnerships and its Sür@ services.

With a long term partnership contract Bakcell is Manchester United’s first official telecommunications and broadcast partner in all CIS countries, bringing a range of unique and exclusive content to the country’s football fans and in particular the fans of Manchester United.

For more information about Bakcell products and services, please visit www.bakcell.com or call 555.For press releases please see www.bakcell.com/az/news (or www.bakcell.com/en/news for press releases in English).

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