TeliaSonera to increase presence in Kazakhstan

Nordic operator TeliaSonera has announced that it is to increase its ownership in GSM Kazakhstan, which operates under the brand Kcell, and lead an IPO for the carrier in 2012. Kcell is the clear leader in the central Asian market, with 10.1 million customers at the end of 3Q11, according to Informa’s WCIS Plus service.

GSM Kazakhstan launches mobile WiMAX

Kazakhstan’s leading mobile operator, GSM Kazakhstan (KCell) has commercially deployed Mobile WiMAX under the KCell Broadband brand. KCell Broadband is currently available in Atyrau city on a range of USB modems.

Cisco ploughs WiMAX path in CIS

Giant internet kit maker Cisco has announced the commercial launch of mobile WiMAX services in Georgia and Kazakhstan based on the supplier’s equipment.