Barama Hackathon 2018, the project designed as training course and competition for junior programmers, has started with the organizational assistance of Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center by Azercell Telecom LLC and PASHA Bank support.
Hackathon is a globally recognized competition where the programmers are tasked to work as a team to develop digital products within a limited timeframe. The similar project is regularly held by gigantic companies, such as Google, Netflix, Facebook, HP and Microsoft.
This time, developers will be tasked to create standalone platform for Azercell providing customers real-time information about their device repair status via SMS and in-platform notifications. The competition with the participation of 15 teams will kick off at 9.00 on May 5 and last for 36 hours until 21.00, May 6. The developed mobile applications will then be presented to the board of judges on May 10. The first place winner will conclude a contract in the amount of AZN 5,000 with Azercell while the second and third places will receive valuable awards and presents from PASHA Bank and Barama.
In order to take part in the project, the developers are required to fill in the registration form at hackathon.barama.az. The deadline for registration is May 2, 2018.
Ozsut restaurants will provide catering services during the project and portal technote.az and Barama Media will provide the official media support.
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The leader of the mobile communication industry, the largest taxpayer and the biggest investor of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996. With 48% share of Azerbaijan’s mobile telecom market Azercell’s network covers 80% of the territory (excluding 20% of the occupied territories) and 99,8% of population of the country. Currently, 4,5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Azercell has pioneered an important number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, Metro coverage, 24/7 call centre service, 7 day/week Front Office service, M2M services, one-stop-shopping approach Azercell Express offices, Online Customer Care and Social Media Customer Care services, Mobile Customer Care office, mobile e-signature service "ASAN Imza" etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality surveys of Global Wireless Solutions company and international systems specialized in wireless coverage mapping such as "Opensignal" and "Testmy.net", Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan.