The Kyrgyz Republic, the Kirgiz Republic is a nation located in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country in Central Asia, bordering Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It is farther from an ocean than any other country in the world although it does not contain the absolute farthest point from any ocean. Agriculture is an important sector of the economy in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan is rich in mineral resources but has negligible petroleum and natural gas reserves; it imports petroleum and gas. Its leading trade partners include Germany, Russia, China, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.



In 1996 government of Kyrgyzstan took initiative for the city telecommunication project. The main objective of this project was to provide telecom connections everywhere in Kyrgyzstan. The telecom Market is open to both foreign and domestic investors for establishment of their networks. To achieve these targets, establishment of an independent regulator took place, which effectively led to the full market liberalization, although some further development is still required.