In the near future, Internet traffic on the network of Turkmenistan will also be organized through a Kazakhstani provider.
During the working visit of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Ashgabat, the State Enterprise “Turkmentelekom” and AO “Jusan Mobile” (Kazakhstan) signed an Agreement of Intent on the construction of a cable border crossing and the joining of telecommunication networks on the border of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. The Presidents of both states took part in the signing ceremony of the Agreement. This is reported by informburo.kz with reference to AO “Jusan Mobile”.
Chairman of the Board of AO “Jusan Mobile” Ertole Tulegenov stressed that the implementation of this project is aimed at mutually beneficial cooperation in the development of international telecommunications business, which will improve the position of the region in the world ranking of the telecommunications industry.
As stated in the message of AO “Jusan Mobile”:
“The junction of telecommunication networks in the area of the “Temir-Baba” border crossing will become one of the stages of integration of telecommunication networks of our countries and will allow the passage of mutual voice traffic, organize Internet traffic through the network of AO “Jusan Mobile” to the networks of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Iran, as well as provide transit for Turkmenistan, using the potential of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in the direction of Russia, Europe and the countries of Southeast Asia.”
Currently “Jusan Mobile” already has 7 international connections with eighteen international operators from four countries.
It should be reminded that the visit of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Turkmenistan lasted from 24 to 25 October. During the visit, a number of documents were signed, including an Agreement on the delimitation of the Kazakh-Turkmen state border and delimitation of adjacent sections of fishing zones in the Caspian Sea, as well as an intergovernmental Agreement on the border regime.