TeliaSonera expands in Kazakhstan with acquisition of Alem WiMAX business, investment in KazTransCom

December 2012
2.5G-4G;Dec2012, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p10
The article reports on the acquisition of the worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) business of telecommunications holding firm Alem Communications and minority investment in telecommunications company KazTransCom by network access and telecommunication services provider TeliaSonera in Kazakhstan. The acquisition of a WiMAX network in six cities is said to secure frequencies in the 2.5/2.6 gigaHertz (GHz) band. The minority investment is valued at 35 million U.S. dollars.


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