Kcell JSC (KCEL)

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Company Description

Kcell JSC was established as a limited liability partnership (GSM Kazakhstan OAO Kazakhtelecom LLP) on 1 June 1998 to design, construct and operate a cellular telecommunications network in the Republic of Kazakhstan, using the GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) standard. The Company is a provider of mobile telecommunication services in Kazakhstan. The Company provides provide mobile voice telecommunication services, SMS, MMS, value added services, mobile content services, internet access, and data transmission services. Its two brands Kcell and Activ are targeted at corporate clients, including government agencies and the mass consumer market respectively. The Company has 14.3 million subscriptions in Kazakhstan. More than 5 million of these subscribers use the internet on their mobile phones through Kcell's network. The Company was the first company to be granted a non-exclusive licence to provide GSM standard 900 (GSM-900) mobile telephone services for a 15-year period from 1998...