3G mobile network to be implemented in all regional centers this year - Ministry of Information and Communications

ASTANA. January 10. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ All the regions of the republic are planned to be provided with 3G mobile communications in 2011, Kazinform quotes Minister of Information and Communications Askar Zhumagaliyev as saying at the session of the Ministry's board today.

"In 2010 we planned to promote 10 national Internet resources. As a result we have got 24 ones. This work will be continued in 2011", A. Zhumagaliyev said.

The last year we focused on development of the infrastructure of mobile communications. The 3G mobile network started functioning in Astana and Almaty cities prior to the OSCE Summit. The companies implementing these communications have received permanent permission. In 2011 they must implement the network in all the regional centers. By 2012 3G mobile communications will be launched in the towns with the population of more than 50 thousand people. After then the network will be implemented in municipalities.

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