Telecoms news from Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan's Kcell has announced its first-quarter financial results, and reported that its revenues rose by 4 percent to reach KZT 43 billion, while net income also rose, by 2.5 percent to KZT 13.7 billion. ...more.
Swedish telecommunications giant TeliaSonera just can't get enough of Kazakhstan's mobile market. ...more.
TeliaSonera has set the price for the stock market listing of its Kazakhstan subsidiary, Kcell and expects to receive US$525 million from the floatation. ...more.
Kazakhstan's Kcell has confirmed its long-planned intention to list its shares on the London and Kazak stock exchanges by the end of this year. ...more.
Kazakhstan based mobile network, Kcell is moving ahead with long-standing plans to list its shares on both the local and UK stock exchanges. ...more.
We've heard about courts issuing subpoenas in an effort to obtain the contents of text messages. In Kazakhstan, however, they're turning the tables. ...more.
TeliaSonera has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the WiMAX operations of the Kazakh company Alem Communications for US$170 million. ...more.
Tele2 has confirmed that it is currently conducting an internal investigation into accusations that an employee at its 51% owned subsidiary in Kazakhstan received data concerning rival mobile network's market strategies through illegal means. ...more.
Kazakhstan based mobile network, 2Day Telecom has signed a long-term mobile backhaul contract with satellite operator, SES. ...more.
The Turkish mobile network, Turkcell has notified shareholders that it has been investigating allegations of improper payments relating to the operations of KCell, a mobile operator in Kazakhstan. ...more.
TeliaSonera has completed the first phase of its previously announced transaction to increase ownership in in GSM Kazakhstan, operating under the brand Kcell, by acquiring a 49 % stake in the company from Kazakhtelecom. ...more.
Fitch Ratings says that the sale of Kazakhtelecom's 49% stake in Kcell to TeliaSonera is viewed as rating neutral, in line with Fitch's expectations when the company's Issuer Default Rating (IDR) was affirmed at 'BB'\Stable on 13 December 2011. ...more.
Teliasonera has confirmed the details of a previously announced deal, and will be paying US$1.52 billion for Kazakhtelecom's 49% stake in GSM Kazakhstan, operating under the brand Kcell. ...more.
TeliaSonera is to increase its holding in GSM Kazakhstan -- operating under the brand Kcell -- as part of an agreement with Kazakhtelecom which aims to sell its shares. ...more.
Google is rejecting a Kazakhstani government demand to have google.kz operate on servers located within Kazakhstan, Google Senior Vice President Bill Coughran said on the company's official blog June 7. ...more.
Kazakhstan's Committee for the Criminal-correctional System proposed jamming cell phone connections in the prisons, Liter newspaper reported April 22. ...more.
Following allegations of bribery involving the Kazakhstan mobile network, KCell and its supplier, Ericsson, the board of directors at Turkcell have confirmed that an investigation is being launched into the company. ...more.
Apple's iPad tablet computer has become an unlikely hit in the Central-Asian country of Kazakhstan, after the Prime Minister started using one for work purposes. ...more.
TeliaSonera has announced that its Kazakstan based subsidiary, Kcell will start operating 3G in the cities of Astana and Almaty from December 1, 2010. ...more.
Alcatel-Lucent says that it has won a contract to supply a 700MHz LTE trial for Kazakhstan based Beeline - an affiliate of Russia's VimpelCom. ...more.