Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 14
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
In 2014, the number of Internet users has quadrupled in Turkmenistan, said the message of State News Agency of Turkmenistan.
The message said that by reducing tariffs and expanding the types of services of cellular communication, the number of subscribers of national mobile operator "Altyn Asyr" increased by 116 percent.
Work on the widespread introduction of the last generation LTE technology-based 4G mobile communication network continues in the accelerated rate, the message said.
Turkmenistan continues laying transnational fiber-optic communication lines. All analog PBXs have been replaced by digital ones, in order to provide even higher quality services and expanding their range, transition to high-speed transmission systems such as STM-64, CWDM/DWDM and IP/MPLS is being carried out. Backbone network based on DWDM-systems (channel separation) is being upgraded, which makes it possible to improve access to various information and lower prices for telecommunication services.
At present, Turkmenistan works on the introduction of Wi-Fi technology in hotels, recreation areas and shopping malls, which will provide high-speed Internet access.
The launch of the first artificial satellite of Turkmenistan "TurkmenAlem 52oE" opened even more opportunities and conditions for the establishment of telecommunication system meeting international standards. Since June 9, 2015, broadcasting of seven Turkmen TV channels in HD, as well as four radio programs via the national satellite began.
Currently, negotiations are underway with stakeholders for using effective capacity of the "TurkmenAlem 52oE" satellite.
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