Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and Leading Mobile Internet provider of Azerbaijan is pleased to announce that the company was honored with “GTB Innovation Award 2012” for provision and successful operation of in-building mobile communications system at “Baku Crystal Hall” Palace, the venue of Eurovision 2012 song contest.
Global Telecoms Business has presented its sixth annual awards for innovation in front of an audience of 360 industry leaders in London.
Mobile telecommunications infrastructure of “Baku Crystal Hall” was designed by Bakcell and installed by Komtel Company, which had previously implemented similar project at “TT Arena” – one of the Turkey’s largest stadiums. Unique systems of American Bravo Tech Inc. Company were used for this project.
“Bakcell is extremely pleased to be recognized by GTB for its innovation and commitment to leading edge network solutions. “Baku Crystal Hall” was a major stadium project which was delivered in record time for the Eurovision 2012 event, as part of the overall solution Bakcell designed and implemented a high capacity multi-mode in-building network for the one-of-a-kind venue. The system operated flawlessly throughout the various events during Eurovision.”, says Richard Shearer, Bakcell CEO.
90 stadium antennas especially purchased for this event, provided Bakcell customers with the best and highest quality communication. Customers of other Mobile operators in the country were also permitted to use the system during Eurovision. Throughout the whole contest Bakcell’s experts were controlling the system to ensure its flawless operation. 2G and 3G channels installed for use by all three operators, provided 32 000 subscribers with a possibility to use communications services.
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 sur@ 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 92% 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 257 retail outlets and 7 Customer Service Centers operating 24x7 Bakcell provides the best customer experience to its customers.
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