Latest Telecoms News about Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz government to help telecom firm

  The Kyrgyz government is ready to help Kyrgyztelekom invest in broadband mobile communications and in digital and internet protocol TV,...

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Russia's MTS and Altimo Settle Legal Fight over Kyrgyzstan Mobile Network

  Russia's MTS has settled a long running dispute over the ownership of a mobile network operator in the Kyrgyz Republic and is to receive a payment of US$150 million to settle the case....

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Kyrgyzstan Government to Sell 75% Stake in State-Owned Mobile Network

  The Kyrgyzstan government has announced another attempt to sell a 75% stake in the state-owned Kyrgyz Mobile Company, following two failed previous auctions....

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Phone Theft Leads To Kyrgyz-Chinese Clashes

  In Kyrgyzstan's southern Osh region, a dispute over a theft turned into a clash between more than 100 local citizens and Chinese workers....

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Kyrgyz Deputy Urges Mufti To Ban 'SMS Divorce'

  A member of the Kyrgyz Parliament has urged the country's grand mufti to ban so-called SMS divorces....

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Bishkek Wi-Fi to help youth connect with world

  Kyrgyz youth will soon be able to acquire internet literacy for free after dignitaries launched the Internet Parking project in downtown Bishkek October 12, according to the parliamentary press office....

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Google to build Kyrgyz data centres, Otorbayev says

  Google plans to build data centres in Kyrgyzstan because of its cheap electricity, Kyrgyz First Vice Prime Minister Dzhoomart Otorbayev said July 14, according to KyrTAG....

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Alfa Group Freezes Part of Stake in VimpelCom Pending Court Action

  Russia's Alfa Group has agreed to reserve 2.7% of its 31.4% stake in VimpelCom against any further commercial deals, pending the settlement of a long running dispute in Kyrgyzstan....

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VimpelCom Profits Surge as Russian Market Recovers

  Russia based mobile network,VimpelCom has reported a 22% rise in its fourth-fiscal quarter revenues to US$2.8 billion, while net profit jumped by 63% to US$461.2 million....

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Kyrgyz Premier Criticizes Sacked Prosecutor Over Telecoms Scandal

  President Roza Otunbaeva sacked Baibolov on March 31 for his wife's alleged involvement in corrupt financial deals with MegaCom, the country's leading communications service provider....

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