A 5G will be pilot launched in Kyrgyzstan by the end of 2021, according to Talant Kalykov, director of the State Communications Agency.
Local media reports that exact terms of the deployment of 5G networks haven't been defined in the country yet, while many areas in the country do not yet receive LTE coverage.
Meanwhile, Deputy Minister of Digital Development Asel Kenenbaeva said that Kyrgyzstan plans to introduce 5G technologies by the end of 2023.
The Trend quoted her as saying that the issue of launching is being worked out, work is underway with mobile operators, a working group has been created, and a communication development strategy has been developed.
Kenenbaeva also said that it is planned to build telecommunications links up to 600 km by 2023.