Baku 2015 have announced Azercosmos as a latest official supporter and Satellite Services Provider ©Baku 2015

Azercosmos, an Azerbaijani satellite services company, have been announced as the 11th Official Supporter of the Baku 2015 European Games, whilst being named at the Official Satellite Services Provider for the inaugural event.

The company will play a fundamental role throughout the duration of the 16 days of competition in their role as Official Satellite Services Provider, as they will broadcast the images to television viewers across Europe and the rest of the world.

Additionally, Azercosmos will provide a satellite news gathering truck to relay the live feed from the canoe sprint competition, which is being held in Mingachevir, to the International Broadcast Centre in the capital city, Baku.

“Hosting the European Games is a landmark moment for Azerbaijan, and we are delighted to be participating as an Official Supporter,” said Rashad Nabiyev, chief executive and chairman of Azercosmos.

“By joining the Baku 2015 team, we will be able to make a key contribution to the success of the Games, and continue our track record as a respected Azerbaijani institution.”

Azercosmos, who provide satellite-based communication services to private and Government customers for direct to home, voice, video, data and mobility applications, are the latest major Azerbaijani name to become an Official Supporter.

Azercosmos will transmit images of Baku 2015 competition to 74 broadcasters around the world
Azercosmos will transmit images of Baku 2015 competition to 74 broadcasters around the world ©ITG

They join well-known Azerbaijani companies Azersun Holding and supermarket chain Bazarstore among the existing list of Official Supporters.

“Azercosmos is a greatly admired and respected company in Azerbaijan, and will be a very important part of the international transmission of the European Games among our 74 broadcast rights holders around the world,” said Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports and chief executive of Baku 2015.

“They join other international and Azerbaijani household names who comprise the impressive and valued list of Official Partners and Supporters of this important addition to the international sporting calendar.”

McDonald’s Azerbaijan, Milla, Motorola Solutions, NAZ, Nestlé, Red Bull, Sitecore and Tickethour complete the growing list of Official Supporters.

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