Launch Announcement

TurkmenTEL 2012

6th Turkmenistan International Telecommunications & IT Conference

17 – 18 September 2012

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan


Highlighting Investment Opportunities in the Development of Turkmenistan’ ICT Sector


Dear Delegates,


The Ministry of Communications of Turkmenistan, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, in collaboration with Summit Trade Events Ltd invite you to participate in the 6th Turkmenistan International Telecommunications, Broadcasting & Information Technology Conference, TurkmenTEL 2012, to be held in Ashgabat, 17-18 September, 2012.


TurkmenTEL 2012 is intended to familiarise both foreign and local delegates with current status as well as future prospects for the development of information and communication sector of Turkmenistan. The Government’s policy is aimed at supporting international and regional cooperation in the ICT sector. Telecommunications industry is inextricably linked to other important industries and sectors of Turkmenistan’s economy and the modernisation of communications and compliance with international standards and technology standards is a priority policy for Turkmenistan.


TurkmenTEL 2012 will provide a platform for strengthening regional and global cooperation in the ICT sector and provide telecommunications community the opportunity to meet and discuss issues key to the successful development of communication and information technologies, to exchange know-how, to determine the shape cooperation and investment opportunities. The leaders of the communications industry, representatives of governmental organizations and the well-known companies of foreign countries and Turkmenistan will deliver meaningful reports and presentations.

In the 6th International Conference TurkmenTEL 2012 will be attended by 200 delegates and 40 speakers. The Organising Committee will create all necessary conditions for international dialogue between key players in the ICT sector and will help to advance development of the ICT sector in Turkmenistan.


The Organising Committee would be delighted if you took this opportunity to participate. We sincerely hope that your participation in the conference will promote further cooperation between Turkmenistan and the international community as well as add to the event’s significance.



Bairamgeldy Ovezov

Minister of Communication of Turkmenistan

“TurkmenTEL is a MUST attend event for any company with an interest in the development of Central Asia’s ICT Sector”


Officially Supported by:


· Ministry of Communications of Turkmenistan

· National Mobile Company “Altyn Asyr”

· National Telecommunications Company “TurkmenTelecom”

· State Agency for Science & Technology of Turkmenistan


250 delegates – 40 speakers – 10 sponsors – 5 official networking events


Previous TurkmenTEL Sponsors Included:

Alcatel-Lucent, Astra, Canon, East Wind, Ericsson, Eutelsat, Gilat Satellite Networks, Harris, HP, Hughes, IBM, INTEK, Iskratel, MMI, Nokia Siemens Networks, Orange, Oracle, Peter Service, Riedel, Sitronics, Sony, TCM, Turk Telekom and TurkSat

Main topics for discussions to include


Turkmenistan and the Global Information and Communication Technology Industry

Understanding the Government of Turkmenistan’s strategy for the development of the country’s ICT Industry

Priority areas for ICT industry development in Turkmenistan

Opportunities for international cooperation and investment

Encouraging development of an active and diverse market for ICT services

Attracting advance technological know-how from abroad


Developing Turkmenistan’s Telecoms, Broadcasting and IT Infrastructure and Regulatory Framework

Developing Turkmenistan’s national communications infrastructure

Creation of the National Space Agency under President of Turkmenistan

Launching Turkmenistan’s First Satellite

Applications of Satellite Communication Technologies in Turkmenistan

Developing a regulatory framework to cope with rapid development and facilitate long term investment in Turkmenistan’s ICT sector


Mobile and fixed sector investment opportunities in Turkmenistan

Government strategy for the development of the mobile telecom sector in Turkmenistan

Creating conditions for economic competition

Attracting new operators to the market

Expanding national fixed line communication network

Improving Turkmenistan’s long distance and international telecommunications


Data communications, broadband, internet and wireless connectivity

Expanding the population’s access to high speed internet

Developing a national data communications network

Investing in the development of Broadband infrastructure and services

Future outlook for Internet service providers, search engines and e-Business in Turkmenistan

Telecommunications equipment


Information Technology as a catalyst for Turkmenistan’s economic growth

Information security in an increasingly mobile and global World: challenges facing the government and private sectors

e-Government: implementation and usage of ICT in the administrative bodies of Turkmenistan


Applications, Marketing, Distribution, Security, Updating & Upgrading of Software in Turkmenistan

Accessing the global logistics networks: a foundation for economic development in Turkmenistan

Current conditions and future developments of telecommunication and IT in other industries of Turkmenistan: oil & gas, education, banking and finance, and healthcare

For further information please contact


Maria Mursalimova

Summit Trade Events Ltd

Tel: + [44] (0) 207 328 8899


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