Azerbaijani teens won 15 medals in International Zhautykov Olympiad

Supported by Azercell, Azerbaijani schoolchildren demonstrated high results at the 17th International Zhautykov Olympiad held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on January 7-12. Azerbaijani teams won a total of 15 medals in the science competition in mathematics, physics, and computer science held online. The schoolchildren who joined the Olympiad with the support of Azercell won 3 medals in computer science. Emin Orujov, the 11th-grade student of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics Lyceum under the Ministry of Education, Amin Jalilov, the 11th-grade student of Baku Secondary School No. 269 and Aziz Huseynov, the 11th-grade student of Ganja City Secondary School No. 15 named after M. Azizbayov completed the competition with bronze medals.

It should be noted that the process of preparation for various international Olympiads in Informatics, including the International Informatics Olympiad, has been carried out with the support of Azercell Telecom LLC since 2017 under a cooperation agreement signed between Azercell Telecom and the Institute of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Over this period, Azerbaijani students successfully took part in the International Olympiad in Informatics, Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad, European Junior Informatics Olympiad, International Autumn Tournament in Informatics, International Olympiad of Metropolises, International Zhautykov Olympiad, and many other competitions, having won 25 medals in total, including one gold, six silver, and 18 bronze so far.

The mobile operator assisted in the involvement of dozens of schoolchildren from different regions of Azerbaijan and Baku in the training process in the frame of projects aimed at increasing the knowledge and skills of the youth. All these accomplishments and medals show that the initiatives taken to determine and support talented schoolchildren in computer science yield real results.

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, 5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Mobile operator controls 49% of market share; while its geographical coverage constitutes 89.3%; 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, mobile and online customer care services and customer services through social media, mobile e-signature service “ASAN Imza” etc. Azercell tested 5G pilot network for the first time in the country in the frame of “Bakutel 2019” exhibition. 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. The mobile operator received the title of “The Telecommunication Company of the Year” among hundreds of organizations in the prestigious STEVIE 2020 competition. The company was ranked on the top in this nomination and won the Gold Award.

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