||This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. (March 2011)|
|Joint Stock Company|
|Successor||Kazteleradio, JSC (OTAU TV)|
|Founded||Almaty, Kazakhstan (September 26, 1995)|
|Founder||Government of Republic of Kazakhstan|
|Defunct||January 31, 2011|
|Serik Burkitbaev (President);
Bazarbek Kartzhanov (Chairman);
Aleksey Chernov (Vice-President, CTO)
Samghau Holding, JSC;
NIH Arna Media, JSC
It was established in 1995 as an integrated system to provide satellite television (including direct-to-home service Katelco Plus), radio, data transmission (including internet access), and telephony. The name is an abbreviation for "Kazakhstani Telecommunications Company".
Katelco provides broadcast services for national, regional and corporate TV. It is the owner and operator of the National Satellite Broadcasting System (NSBS) and Satellite Multi-channel Digital Broadcasting System of Direct Broadcasting "Katelco Plus". It owns main control center in Almaty and teleports in Astana and Oral with uplink facilities in other regional capitals.
31 January 2011 the company was merged to the Kazteleradio, JSC - national terrestrial and satellite operator of Kazakhstan for television and radio broadcasting.
- About Katelco
- Katelco timeline
- Marat Terterov (2004) " Doing Business with Kazakhstan" ISBN 0-7494-3990-4, p. 138
- http://www.kitel.kz/en/2004/oview/431270397/ "Kazakh Telecommunications CJSC"], a profile from 2004 KITEL exhibition
- "Kazakhstan: Telecommunication 'Star of the East' ", IKS magazine, May 1, 2007