Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia and Europe. Kazakhstan declared itself an independent country on December 16, 1991, the last Soviet republic to do so. Its communist-era leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev, became the country’s first president, a position he retains today.
The ninth largest country in the world by land area, it is also the world’s largest landlocked country with territory of 2,727,300 square kilometres (1,053,000 sq mi). It is neighbored clockwise from the north by Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and also borders on a significant part of the Caspian Sea.With 16.6 million people (2011 estimate), Kazakhstan has the 62nd largest population in the world, though its population density is less than 6 people per square kilometre (15 per sq. mi.). The capital was moved in 1998 from Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, to Astana.
Kazakhstan is officially a presidential republic. The first and only president is Nursultan Nazarbayev. The president is also the commander in chief of the armed forces and may veto legislation that has been passed by the Parliament. The prime minister chairs the Cabinet of Ministers and serves as Kazakhstan’s head of government. There are three deputy prime ministers and 16 ministers in the Cabinet. Karim Massimov has served as the Prime Minister since January 10, 2007.
Energy is the leading economic sector. Production of crude oil and natural gas condensate from the oil and gas basins of Kazakhstan. Other major exports of Kazakhstan include wheat, textiles, and livestock. Kazakhstan predicted that it would become a leading exporter of uranium by 2010, which has indeed come true.
According to industry analysts, expansion of oil production and the development of new fields will enable the country to produce as much as 3 million barrels (480,000 m3) per day by 2015, and Kazakhstan would be among the top 10 oil-producing nations in the world.
In September 2002, Kazakhstan became the first country in the CIS to receive an investment grade credit rating from a major international credit rating agency.
Grain and livestock are the most important agricultural commodities. Agricultural land occupies more than 846,000 square kilometres (327,000 sq mi). The available agricultural land consists of 205,000 square kilometres (79,000 sq mi) of arable land and 611,000 square kilometres (236,000 sq mi) of pasture and hay land.
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REGULATORY AUTHORITY

Ministry of Transport and Communication

Communication & Information Committee under Ministry of Transport & Communications is an agency exercising, within the competence of Ministry of Transport & Communications, Republic of Kazakhstan, and in accordance with laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the regulation, control and implementation functions in the field of communication and informatization.
Committee has its local administrations in regions and in Astana and Almaty cities, which are legal entities.
Committee exercises its activity in accordance with Constitution and laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Acts by President, Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and other normative legal acts, as well as with this Regulation.

Kazakhstan Operators

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Kcellwww.kcell.kzGSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1998/2010Full Mobile
Beeline/KarTel
www.beeline.kz
GSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
2008Full Mobile
Tele2/NEO
www.tele2.kzGSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
2006/2011Full Mobile
Kazakh Telecom
www.telecom.kzCDMA 1x, EVDO Rel 02007WLL
Altel
www.altel.kzCdmaOne
GSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
1994/2010/2014Full Mobile / WLL

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