Tele2 Kazakhstan Expands, Upgrades Network
Tele2 Kazakhstan completed one of the stages of its network development programme during the first quarter. Network capacity and coverage was raised in cities, as well as in small agglomerations. The network was developed in the cities of Almaty, Astana, Aktobe and Taraz, as well as in the smaller towns of Yesik, Kaskelen, and Talgar and in numerous villages in the Almaty region, as well as in some villages in Kostanay, Southern Kazakhstan, Eastern Kazakhstan regions.
The company is currently introducing Dual Carrier HSDPA+ (DC-HSDPA+) technology. The operator’s fibre backbones currently cover the cities of Almaty, Astana, Karaganda and Aktobe. Base stations will be connected this year to the networks of Shymkent, Taraz, Pavlodar Oskemen and Uralsk.