The company provided1,000 more vulnerable familieswith food aid who are in the state of lockdown

“Azercell Telecom” LLC, continues its initiatives aimed at supporting and care for low-income and other vulnerable Azerbaijani families during the special quarantine amid COVID-19 pandemic.As in the previous two weeks, in the third week of the holy month of Ramadan, the company distributed food packages to 1,000 more socially vulnerable families residing in the regions of Azerbaijan who are in social isolation during the quarantine period.

In total, under Azercell’s charity project, 4,000 low-income families are supposed to receive food aid during the month of Ramadan according to the list provided by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The food packages are delivered to the residents by “Azerpost” LLC of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

It is worth mentioning that Azercell employees also joined the company's charitable initiatives. For the past two weeks, Azercell Volunteers, in turn, have visited low-income families and rent food aid to them. Azercell Volunteers, who support citizens in challenging time, are enthusiastic to continue their activities in this direction.

The major purpose of the charity projects organized by Azercell is to improve the social welfare of vulnerable people, maintaina number of government measures aimed at preventing the spread of the infection amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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. Currently, 4.8 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Mobile operator controls 49% of market share; while its geographical coverage constitutes 99.2% (excluding the occupied territories); and population coverage 99.8%. Azercell was the pioneering mobile operator to introduce a number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, 24/7 call center service (*1111), 7/7 Front Office service, Azercell Express offices, M2M services, 4G technology and pilot version of 5G, mobile, online customer care services and customer services through social media, mobile e-signature service “ASAN Imza” etc. Rapidly increasing 4G network of Azercell covers nearly 60 regions of the country, including Baku and Absheron peninsula. According to the results of mobile network quality and wireless coverage mapping surveys by international systems, Azercell’s 4G network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan. Azercell is the only company in Azerbaijan and CIS region which has been awarded Gold Certificate of International “Investors in People” Standard.