11.10.12 11:50

Number of subscribers to national cellular communication operator “Altyn Asyr” exceeded 3 million

In Turkmenistan, the number of subscribers to the national cellular communication operator “Altyn Asyr” (Golden Age) exceeded 3 million. This was reported by Deputy Prime Minister for Transport and Communications Rozymurat Seyitkulyev at a government meeting in Avaza.

Commenting on the report, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted the importance of providing quality cellular services to the people of Turkmenistan and further improving the operations of the national cellular communication operator “Altyn Asir.”

The President of Turkmenistan said that in this task special attention should be paid not only to introduction of advanced technologies and equipment but also to the timely training of specialists, who would be able to master high technologies and operate such equipment.

It should be recalled that in 2004 cellular communication network "Altyn Asyr" joined the World Association of Operators of Cellular Communication of GSM standard. Other than "Altyn Asyr", GSM services in Turkmenistan are provided by Russian company “MTS.”

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