Kazakhstan

Fintur to sell units in Moldova, Kazakhstan this year
Kazakhtelecom to pilot fixed-wireless 5G
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Kazakhtelecom’s Kcell takeover decision postponed by antimonopoly committee
Telia sells stake in Kazakh corporate fibre operator
Comptroller accepts Kazakhtelecom’s Kcell purchase application
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Report claims Telia has agreed to sell Kcell stake
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Beeline Kazakhstan assimilates broadband unit 2DAY
Beeline Kazakhstan’s LTE reaches 47% population, 37 cities/towns
Kazakhtelecom earmarked for foreign listing in 2018
Kazakh government looks to connect 1,700 rural areas
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
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Kazakhstan plans USD454m five-year spend on ICT
Cisco working with Kazakhstan on ICT projects
Altel launches Kazakhstan’s first LTE-A networks
Kazakhtelecom to connect 60 villages to fibre-optic network this year
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Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Beeline Kazakhstan trials 300Mbps FTTH; improves mobile network performance
InfiNet 'on track' with Kazakh BWA rollout
Kcell launches LTE in four cities
Kazakh cellcos to share 4G networks
Tele2 Group takes Nokia’s Cloud Packet Core solution
Beeline launches 4G in Kazakhstan
Beeline Kazakhstan extends 4G trial to fourth city
Iran to boost internet speeds, cooperate with Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan cellcos to have 4G in 'most cities' by end-2016
Kcell biggest loser from Kazakhstan MNP
Growth in Kazakh telecom market slows in 2015
Beeline and K’cell announce 4G pilots in Kazakhstan
Tele2 Kazakhstan launches 4G services
Tele2 and Altel complete Kazakhstan tie-up
Tele2 reports rise in sales for Q4 and FY 2015, though profit tumbles
Kazakh cellcos to get 4G spectrum this year; KT to be privatised
Kazakhstan gets MNP
Transtelecom upgrades Kazakh backbone
Tele2 and Altel to combine Kazakh operations
Turkcell considers full acquisition of Fintur
TeliaSonera decides to exit Eurasia countries
Competition hits K’cell results
Altel reveals LTE progress; plans July CDMA shutdown
Part-privatisation of Kazakh firm Transtelecom goes ahead
Kazakhstan pushing for number portability to help lower mobile tariffs
Mobile data boosts Tele2 results, while Kazakh base surges
Resurgent Altel reaches two million subs milestone
Tele2 Kazakhstan switches on 4,000th base station
China Mobile backs 5G development centre in Kazakhstan; Huawei launches NFV facility
Kazakhstan to get MNP this year
Kazakhtelecom plans rural fibre rollout
KaR-Tel sees sales climb 5% in third quarter
Kazakhtelecom carries out 100G field trial
Tele2 denies corruption at Kazakh operation
Altel rolls out LTE to three new cities
Altel launches LTE in Semey; cellco now covers 41% of population
Altel launches LTE in Taraz
Kazakhtelecom boosts broadband speeds
Tele2’s Q1 total sales fall 3%, but mobile service revenue rises by same percentage
Kazakh court upholds ruling as K’cell falls foul of competition regulator
Kazakhtelecom reports 2013 revenues of KZT190.7 billion; Altel signs up 110,000 LTE users
Tele2’s annual revenues slide 2.9%; strikes fibre deal for 4G backhaul with Eurofiber
Altel adds six new cities to LTE footprint
Altel deploys GSM networks in major cities
Rules on foreign investment in DLD, ILD markets to be eased following WTO accession
What’s the story, mobile glory? Altel selects Oasis to deliver LTE SIM cards
Tele2’s Q3 EBITDA drops 14%; sales down 1.6%
DREAM come true, as MegaFon launches Europe-Asia transmission route
Kazakhtelecom seeks to launch GSM network by year-end
K’cell restructures debt with USD191m credit line
Beeline extends 3G footprint with rural rollouts
Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan eye end to roaming rates
Beeline introduces 100Mbps speeds over fibre network
Altel publishes 3G switch-off dates
Beeline expands 3G network in western Kazakhstan
Kazakhtelecom reveals 1H13 subscriber metrics
Tele2 trumpets 4G progress; mobile EBITDA up 12% in Q2
Branson keen to spread Virgin appeal to Kazakhstan
K’cell 6M revenues drop 1.6% to SEK3.9bn
Tele2 boosts coverage in 300 locations
Sberbank to fund Altel LTE deployment
Altel to expand LTE to satellite towns around Astana, Almaty
TeliaSonera chief lobbies President Nazarbayev over LTE licence
AERO taps PureWave for continued WiMAX deployment
Kazakh, Turkmen telcos complete fibre-optic network
KT confirms closure of DTV, MaxCom deals
KT LTE network generates KZT100m, claims 30,000 4G subs
TeliaSonera’s EBITDA falls 3.9%; appoints lawyers to scrutinise Eurasian operations
Tele2's continuing operations revenue falls 2% in Q1
KT acquires 100% of DTV
Kazakhtelecom acquires 100% of MaxCom
Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia joining TASIM fibre superhighway
Kazakhtelecom revenues top USD1bn in 2012
Tele2’s annual EBITDA falls 2% despite 7% revenue gain
Altel unveils LTE support centre in Almaty
TeliaSonera completes Alem deal; WiMAX firm to be merged with K’cell unit
Kazakhtelecom launches LTE in Astana, Almaty through Altel unit
Kazakhstan scoffs at suggestion it is interested in MTS Belarus
K’cell IPO raises USD525m
KT poised to unveil LTE in Astana, Almaty on 20 December
K’cell expects IPO to raise USD650m
K’cell plans USD800 million IPO in London
Tele2 resurgence continues as subscribers pass the three million mark
Altel taps Bercut for LTE software provision
TeliaSonera boosts presence in Kazakhstan
Tele2 employee arrested in corporate sabotage probe
Tele2 grows sales 10%, EBITDA drops 3%; LTE gains 70,000 users
Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan to coordinate on spectrum use
Tele2 on track to break even in Kazakhstan in 2H13
Minister sets out LTE timeline; launch set for 2013, nationwide coverage by 2018
TeliaSonera CEO pushes Kazakh president to speed up LTE licensing
Resurgent Tele2 passes the two million mark
Turkcell warns of ‘improper payments’ scandal at K’cell
Tele2’s EBITDA climbs 1% on 9% sales hike
KT taps EBRD for USD200m broadband, LTE loan
Tele2 pledges USD94m investment; 80% coverage targeted by end-2012
Nursat taps Gilat for end-to-end VSAT connectivity solution
Tele2’s EBITDA grows 12%, 6% in Q4, FY
TeliaSonera completes first phase of K’cell acquisition
TeliaSonera increases Kcell ownership, eyes IPO
Kazakhtelecom, TeliaSonera ink ownership MoU
Alca-Lu completes USD100m Transtelecom fibre upgrade
Rejuvenated Tele2 passes the one million subscriber mark
Tele2 extends wireless services to Mangystau; ‘every province’ targeted by end-2011
Kar-Tel launches FTTB in Ust-Kamenogorsk
Vimpelcom selects ZTE IPTV system for Russian regions, Kazakhstan
Tele2 irks military, rivals with unlicensed 3G deployment
Kazakhstan aims to achieve 100% broadband coverage by 2013
NEO to relaunch as Tele2 on 24 April; USD205 million rollout on the cards
Kazakhtelecom to spend KZT10 billion expanding infrastructure in western Kazakhstan
Nursat to shut down WiMAX network in Atyrau
Kazakhtelecom deploys country's first GPON network in Astana
Beeline pilots LTE in Astana; Kcell launches 3G in Astana and Almaty
KaR-Tel selects Alcatel-Lucent to roll out trial LTE network in Almaty
Kcell announces mobile WiMAX launch in Atyrau
Kazakhtelecom expands WiLL network in rural Aktobe
NeoTelecom wants main players to reduce interconnection fees
GSM Kazakhstan installs 4G base station in Astana
Kazakhstan mobile phone operators to be fined KZT28 billion?
Alem Communications awards further WiMAX contract to Samsung
Tele2 completes Neo acquisition
KT claims 1.4 million broadband subscribers
AIC expects 3G launch in March
Tele2 to acquire Neo stake
KaR-Tel trials LTE
MTS distances itself from Kazakh tender
Kazakhtelecom expands WiLL network
KazakhTelecom reports 16.6% drop in net profit
SKT linked to KazakhTelecom mobile unit
KazakhTelecom looking to sell mobile operator
AsiaBell launches Kazakh WiMAX
Gilat wins with Kazakhtelecom
Gilat to expand Kazakh SkyEdge network for KT
Telecoms market worth USD3.1bn in 2008
ARNA signs mobile WiMAX deal
Transtelecom secures loan
Kazakhtelecom expands NGN
Kazakhtelecom deploys IPTV
Kar-Tel handed new spectrum
Vimpelcom increases stake in Kazakh subsidiary
Alca-Lu awarded Kazakh contract
KaR-Tel installs anti-fraud system
GSM-K ups network investment
K-Cell deploys new messaging solutions
Telecoms Express now leaving Kazakhstan
KT looking at mobile sale?
Kazakhtelecom expands satellite infrastructure
Kazakhtelecom expands NGN, considers sale of GSM-K
Kazakhtelecom chooses Alcatel-Lucent for broadband expansion
Kazakhtelecom launches NGN
NGN up and running
Kazakhtelecom sells stake in new cellco
Kazakhtelecom plans USD200m wireless investment
New competitor for Kazakhtelecom: itself!
KaR-Tel doubles in 2006
Kazakhtelecom wants third mobile operator
Kazakhtelecom wants more wireless
Pay rise gets director axed
PM wants charges cut
30% rise in telecoms market value
KazSat to be launched in June
KaR-Tel secures more funding
ECGD guarantees loans for KaR-Tel network expansion
Third GSM licence to be auctioned next year
K-Cell to upgrade mobile internet
Wireless broadband provider contracts Ceragon for backhaul solution
Alcatel bags government deal
Telecoms project secures USD55 million in funding
Vimpelcom passes 35 million mark; looks to EDGE for continued growth
Vimpelcom reports impressive 1Q financials despite boardroom battle
KT contracts Lucent for 100,000 capacity network
KaR-Tel gets GPRS upgrade
Vimpelcom makes a Beeline for Kazakh customers
GSM Kazakhstan pledges USD300 million network investment
KaR-Tel inks USD100 million EBRD loan for network expansion
Mobile users break the three million barrier
Government awards DLD licence to Kaztranscom
Subscribers set to gain through price cuts
Record subscriber gains drive VimpelCom 3Q results
Ericsson conducts Kazakhstan CDMA2000 trials
VimpelCom reports 73% hike on profits for Q2
State opens up long-distance market early, but foreign investors remain unsure
Third wireless licence blocked
Frequency auction could see third cellco enter Kazakhstan market
1,000,000 people choose Kcell as their provider of choice
Govt to cap foreign investment levels
Kcell launches first GPRS service
Altel awards Eric USD30 million deal