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is a mobile telecommunications company, located in Baku
Baku , sometimes spelled as Baki or Bakou, is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea. The city consists of two principal...
Azerbaijan , officially the Republic of Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west, and Iran to...
was established on January 19, 1996. Founders were Turkcell
Turkcell is the leading mobile phone operator of Turkey, based in Istanbul. The company has 34.1 million subscribers as of June 30th, 2011.- Company background :...
İletişim Hizmetleri A. S. and Ministry of Communications of Azerbaijan Republic.
“Azercell Telecom” started its activities on December 15, 1996 offering subscribers mobile telecommunications services based on postpaid system. In 1998 prepaid system was launched with tariff package — SimSim
CEO (Chief executive officer)of Azercell Telecom LLC — Ali Ağan.(Ali Agan)
Since Azercell began operations in December 1996, the company has invested more than USD 1 billion in Azerbaijan.
According to Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Taxes, Azercell Telecom LLC is the second largest taxpayer operating outside of the country’s oil sector. During its first five years of activity, the company contributed a total of 780 mln. USD into the state budget and other state funds.
Market Share & Coverage
Azercell Telecom LLC currently holds more than 57.6% of the market share in mobile telecommunications with a network covering 80 percent of Azerbaijan's territory and 99.7 percent of the populated area.
| Year || Subscribers
| 2010 (Q2)