Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan link fiber-optic telecommunications networks
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 13 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakhtelecom and Turkmentelecom companies have completed construction and linking the fiber-optic telecommunications networks between the two countries, Kazakh company reported.
The Presidents of the two countries took part in the docking ceremony.
The new section of the telecommunications networks between Bekdash (Turkmenistan) and Temirbaba (Kazakhstan) will connect Kazakhtelecom's network with Turkmen, Afghan and Iranian networks and create the possibility for traffic transit to Russia, Europe and Southeast Asian countries for Turkmenistan.
According to Kazakhtelecom's Chairman of the Board Kuanyshbek Esekeev, Kazakhstan's location in the center of the Eurasian continent creates good opportunities for providing transit services to foreign operators.
"In order to use the transit potential, we have connected our network with the leading operators in all the bordering countries," he said.