Bakcell launches Wi-Fi internet service
Azerbaijan’s first mobile operator Bakcell has announced the commercial launch of Wi-Fi Internet Service in Baku.
The Company reports that it offers Wi-Fi Internet in various locations of Baku.
“Following Bakcell’s 3G Sür@ Internet launch, data traffic at Bakcell’s network increased more than 8 times which makes Bakcell number one mobile internet provider. All internal and external tests show that Bakcell has the best network and the best 3G throughput through the country. Today mobile internet has already overtaken fixed and this tendency is continuing. Bakcell has used the latest available technology to provide the largest outdoor Wi-Fi coverage in Azerbaijan to date,” Bakcell CEO Richard Shearer said.
“The service is available to all Bakcell customers. In order to subscribe to Wi-Fi package, you need to have an active balance. Select Bakcell Wi-Fi from the list of hotspots available. Choose a package from the landing page. Send required bundle code (1, 2 or 3) to 7600 short code to get an SMS with password. Enter it on landing page and enjoy Wi-Fi Internet,” Bakcell informed.
The service is available for mobile devices and laptops, tablets, and etc.
“We offer a try for 30 minutes for 1 qep, 1 and 3 hours internet packages for 0.55 and 0.99 AZN respectively. Additionally, you get 100 MB, 300 MB and 1000 MB traffic for respective bundles,” Bakcell said.
Speed for internet service is up to 10Mb/s and depends on the distance to the nearest Wi-Fi access point.