CIS 2017 GCCM - Almaty 5th & 6th September


2017 GCCM

5th & 6th September








Carrier Community (CC) is a global telecom club established in 2008 and organizing annual global carrier community meetings in CIS since 2017 for the members. CC has organised 1st annual CIS 2017 GCCM – Almaty on 5th & 6th September 2017 at The Rixos Hotel. More than 405+ Club Members representing decision-makers from the Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3  has been meeting and networking in Almaty.

The Carrier Members get together from Data, SMS, Voice, Mobile, OTT, VAS, Cable, Satellite, Data Centers and other related segments.

In addition, Carrier Community organized leisure activities such as an evening welcoming & a closing networking reception evening while enabling networking in a private and relaxed atmosphere.

  1. An exclusive wholesale telecom operator event with only service providers attending
  2. Meet more than 405+ wholesale members representing 210+ regional and international telecom operators.
  3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at EUR 450 per delegate including all leisure activities and networking receptions.
  4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment.
  5. 90% business networking sessions.
statistics of our event
Monday, September 4
20:00 - 22:00 Pre-Event Networking Get-together with drinks
Tuesday, September 5
08:30 - 10:30 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
08:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
11:00 - 11:00

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.

Topic: New Silk Roads Asia to Europe

12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch Break KAZAKHTELECOM
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
14:30 - 15:30

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.

Topic: Voice strategy, opportunities&challenges in the CIS region

16:00 - 17:00 Networking Drink Reception
17:30 - 18:00 Closure of Day 1
19:30 - 01:00 Welcome Networking Reception with drinks, canapés, show and DJ
Wednesday, September 6
08:30 - 10:00 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
08:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:30 Members one-to-one meetings
14:00 - 14:30 Official Closure
19:00 - 01:00 Closing Networking Reception with drinks, canapés and Live music

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Rixos Almaty
Kabanbai Batyr Street 510, Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 300 3300

The Rixos Almaty Hotel is the most luxurious and elegant five-star hotel in Central Asia, in a perfect location on the corner of the Kabanbai Batyr and Seifullin streets in the heart of Almaty. The Rixos Almaty Hotel is a unique combination of cosy accommodation with perfect service, traditional hospitality and individual attention to every guest. With 235 elegantly furnished rooms, the hotel will become your second home during your stay. You are welcome to enjoy the wide range of our extra services and amenities from high-speed wi-fi, to multifunctional conference halls, concierge service and much more.

Intercontinental Almaty
181 Zheltoksan Street : Almaty ,050013, Kazakhstan

From an enviable central setting in Kazakhstan’s commercial capital, InterContinental Almaty hotel offers stunning mountain views from its elegant rooms and suites. You can host clients in refined meeting rooms and a regal ballroom for up to 700 guests, and savour delicious local, Turkish, European or Asian cuisine in our range of premium restaurants. After a busy day, relax with a glass of cognac in the refined J Bar listening to live jazz, or enjoy a soothing massage in our luxurious spa.

Golden Palace Hotel Almaty
ul. Baitursynova 54, Almaty 050061, Kazakistan
+7 727 352 7733

The Golden Palace Hotel offers its guests full range of services: comfortable accommodation in various categories fully equipped with all necessary facilities for pleasant and comfortable stay, attentive service, magnificent luxury classic interiors harmonically complemented with prevailing atmosphere of comfort.

Erik van Stokkom
Board Member - MGI
Based in Switzerland, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions. Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.
Gareth Evers
International Wholesale Director at JSC Kaztranscom
Gareth has worked in IT and Telecoms for over ten years working for companies including DHL IT Services, GTS Central Europe and Deutsche Telekom AG. Specialising in business development, he has successfully headed up connectivity projects for The Caspian Basin and Western and Central Africa. Now in the role of International Wholesale Director at JSC Kaztranscom he is focused on direct voice and data connectivity to the international telco community for Kazakhstan and the surrounding region. He is currently based in Prague as key central location for Europe. Originally from Dublin he graduated there form its Institute of Technology in marketing in 2002.
Keynote Speaker
Andrey Khan
CEO at JSC Kaztranscom
Andrey Khan studied in Taganrog, majoring in Radio Engineering. He also received a degree in Finance and has extensive experience at a number of financial institutions. In 2004, he received an MBA from Kazakhstan University. He has been working for KazTransCom since 2003. In 2009, he became Deputy Chairman and in 2013, he became the company’s Management Board Chairman (Director General).
Antonio Leo
CEO, Partner at Platin Telecom
2014 - present PLATIN TELECOM S.R.O. / Chief Executive, Partner. A leading company in International Premium Rate Numbers sector. 2012 - present GREEN TELECOM S.R.O. / Chief Executive A leading company in Premium Rate Numbers sector. 1997 - 2004 ETELCO AG / Founder, Chief Executive A leading company in Premium Rate Numbers sector. 1996 - 1998 SWISSCALL AG / Founder, Partner Telemarketing company. 1995 - 1998 ORBITEL AG / Founder, Partner A leading company in Premium Rate Numbers sector in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. 1992 - 1995 NOVAVOX AG / Founder, Partner. Software development for IVR solutions and automatic messaging. FIELDS OF INTEREST Telecommunications, Internet Services, SMS, IP, Sales Management, Broadband, Cloud Computing, Mobile Marketing, IVR, Online Advertising, Solutions Marketing, Mobile Internet, VoIP, Product Management
Damir Shayhmetov
Sales and Business Development Director at TTI Russia
Damir Shaykhmetov is Country Manager at Türk Telecom International RU since 2011 responsible for business development and Sales activities in Russia, Central Asia region. Damir has 20 years of telecommunications experience and has worked for Vimpelcom and TTI as sales for international wholesale of Data, Internet
Koray Yuksel
Voice Director at TTI
Brief Bio: starting his carrier at HSBC, Koray Yuksel continued working at various Carrier Voice Business related roles at Turkcell, Vodafone Turkey and Turk Telekom International for more than 15 years and recently assigned as Wholesale Voice Services Director at Turk Telekom International managing International Wholesale Voice Business on behalf of Turk Telekom Group in Eastern Europe, Turkey, CIS, Middle East, Africa regions and beyond.
Leonid Kim
Director at RETN KZ Ltd.
Leonid Kim is Managing Director at RETN KZ since 2017 responsible for business development in Central Asia region which covers Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Leonid has 21 years of telecommunications experience in the region and has worked for a number of Kazakhstan carriers including TNS Plus (Sales Director), KaR-Tel, 2Day Telecom, ARNA etc. specialising in international wholesale of Data, Internet and Voice services.
Haver Gambayzadeh
Head of International Traffic Management Department at AzInTelecom
Ms. Haver Gambayzadeh, Head of International Traffic Management Department of AzInTelecom LLC. AzInTelecom is Azerbaijan’s international gateway provider. Along with the international voice traffic exchange services it offers certification of telecommunication devices and equipment in Azerbaijan, as well as the IaaS services at its TIER III certified Data Center. Haver has about 10 years of experience in telecommunications, focusing on regulation, wholesale and B2B strategies. Prior to AzInTelecom she held the position of the Head of Regulatory and Carrier Services Department at Bakcell LLC, and before then she was doing a lot of other completely different things from teaching at the University to running the Chevron office in Baku.
Saken Baituganov
CCO, Transtelecom JSC (Kazakhstan)
Telecom expert with more than 20 years of experience in sales and project management across Eurasian continent. Prior to TTC, Saken has held senior positions in number of telco giants like TeliaSonera. As part of his portfolio overseeing the International Customers' Data within International Business Unit, Saken was instrumental in maximizing the company's revenues by capitalizing on the assets of the company's international network that led to an overall increase in Telia's capacity. Currently he is responsible for developing sales strategies and managing all aspects of sales and customer relations for the company’s rapidly growing sales unit, which serves most of the world class business customers in the region for more than $200 million in annual revenue. Senior consultant for the major vendors and regulatory authorities.
Aslan Azimzhan
Business Development Director at Transtelecom JSC
Accomplished Senior Manager with over 15 years telecommunications industry experience and a background that vary between Carrier Management and Operations, Legal contract negotiation, Management Consultancy, Accounting and Budget review, Programmes and Projects. Mostly managed projects to Asian and European markets, now extending to North America. He has developed from a strong technical background into high achieving sales and managerial positions, utilising the ability to link technical understanding with commercial acumen.
Julio Sirota
Infrastructure Manager at
Infrastructure Manager, the Internet Steering Committee project in Brazil ( implemented by, which operates Internet Exchange Points installed in 27 locations in Brazil. Graduated in Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP), he holds an MBA in Project Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).
"KazTransCom" Joint Stock Company is one of the major communication service providers rendering a wide range of telecommunication and IT services. One of the main activities of the Company is the provision of services to end user providers both on the local and international markets. "KazTransCom" Joint Stock Company has its own fiber-optic network throughout Kazakhstan. The presence of 14 interfaces with the leading operators of Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China makes it possible to organize data transmission channels to anywhere in the world.

The advantageous geographical location of Kazakhstan and extensive technical capabilities allow the Company to become an active participant on the Europe-Asia traffic transit market.

Data Access Solutions Inc. is a Toronto, based company which was formed as a wholesale provider of International Voice over IP (VoIP) services. A unique blend of diverse skills and experience forms the unmatchable core of our company.Through our owned and operated state-of-art equipments in Toronto and with cooperation of our worldwide partners, we offer termination services to over 150 countries worldwide.Data Access Solutions is one of the first companies deploying the new generation Mera VoIP Transit Softswitch ll (MVTS ll) at its facilities located at 151 Front Street, Toronto, as core of its network to ensure high performance and reliability for each and every call Key benefits are: Support of SIP, H.323 and their Variants Advanced Transcoding Capabilities Accurate billing through its Oracle Database.
Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice business functions. Türk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Türk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Türk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide TTI is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.

LANCK Telecom offers global voice, messaging, and fraud protection services utilizing vast expertise and cutting edge know-how.

Founded in 2001, LANCK Telecom carries voice and SMS traffic worldwide on our own network of international gateways located in the USA, throughout Europe, the CIS, Africa, and Asia.

LANCK’s real-time fraud protection tools enable carriers to efficiently fight IRSF, PRS, robocalls, spamming, spoofing, SMiShing, and other types of fraud.

The list of LANCK’s partners includes over 1,000 companies. No matter if you are a small calling card provider or a multinational mobile carrier, you will be satisfied with service that we offer.

LANCK Telecom offers global voice, messaging, and fraud protection services utilizing vast expertise and cutting edge know-how.

Founded in 2001, LANCK Telecom carries voice and SMS traffic worldwide on our own network of international gateways located in the USA, throughout Europe, the CIS, Africa, and Asia.

LANCK’s real-time fraud protection tools enable carriers to efficiently fight IRSF, PRS, robocalls, spamming, spoofing, SMiShing, and other types of fraud.

The list of LANCK’s partners includes over 1,000 companies. No matter if you are a small calling card provider or a multinational mobile carrier, you will be satisfied with service that we offer.


Global KVANT Services successfully operates since 2007, and now is one of the leading telecommunication services Provider in Russia and CIS countries. During these successful years the Company has proved itself as a reliable partner in telecommunication services, offering technologically advanced integrated solutions. The company’s own fiber optic infrastructure covers over 7,200 kilometers across Russia. The Global KVANT Services GmbH network also extends beyond Russia through central Asian partner's network to CIS countries, with PoP’s in Frankfurt, Moscow, Almaty and Hong-Kong. These valuable assets make Global KVANT Services GmbH a perfect technological partner, who provides a complete range of high-quality, reliable and secure solutions. Services range from broadband fiber optic internet connection to the VPN services and collocation solutions, Global KVANT Services GmbH is a regional hub between Europe and CIS countries, who can rapidly deliver services to Operators, Providers and Enterprise, driven by stakeholder value creation in a highly competitive environment.


JSC “Kazakhtelecom” is Kazakhstan’s largest fixed-line telecommunication operator and 51% owned by the government. Our company employs 25 thousand employees and has a “BB+” rating issued by Fitch Ratings и Standard&Poor’s. Through our fully protected backbone and extensive last-mile network we provide a wide range of telecom solutions to more than 120 domestic and 40 international carriers. We dominate fixed-line market with 93% share in fixed-telephony and 75% in broadband markets. For our transit projects (DREAM and REAL) we have built a 4Tb/s dedicated transit network based on OTN technology to provide the shortest latency between Europe and Asia. For governmental and corporate clients we offer 16 world-class data centers (including one Tier III) across the country with full range of services. Transforming into a multiservice operator, the company has started to develop new lines of business such as FMS, E-commerce, FinTech, Internet of Things and Big Data.
TNS-Plus is one of the largest telecommunications operators in Kazakhstan, part of VEON Group, providing a wide range of telecommunications services, both inside and outside the Republic, specializing in services for voice traffic, Internet access, international / long distance channels. The total length of fiber-optic lines is about 12 761 kilometers. 18 direct connections with 10 main primary providers of Russia, Uzbekistan are organized. Kyrgyzstan, and China. TNS-Plus in cooperation with its foreign partners provides data and voice transit services between the CIS countries and Eurasia. This service allows to connect the structural divisions and networks of partner companies in Kazakhstan and abroad, as well as connect to global data networks.
JSC «Transtelecom» is one of the largest communication operators of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which specializes in providing a wide range of telecommunications services, as well as info communication services. The company was founded on November 9, 1999 after the alienation of non-core assets of NC JSC “Kazakhstan Rail Ways”. JSC "Transtelecom" has 13 branches, more than 3,500 highly qualified specialists and its own network with the length of about 15,000 km in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Direction of telecommunication activity: • B2B/B2G (IP telephony, long-distance communication channels VPLS, access to the Internet, videoconferencing, etc.) • B2O (International transit of data and voice, access to the Internet, lease of main channels, etc.) • B2C (Access to the Internet, IP telephony, telegraph communication, etc.) Info communication activity direction : • Hosting service (Data centers in Almaty and Astana cities) • Cloud technologies • IT- projects • Projects of state significance Also, JSC "Transtelecom" has direct cross-border connections with operators of Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan. Currently, negotiations are underway to establish a joint with the state-owned telecommunications company “Turkmentelecom”. Presence in Europe and East Asia: • РОР knot in Moscow city • РОР knot in Frankfurt city • РОР knot in Hong Kong city The presence of cross-border joints and own POP knots allow to work in the international market of telecommunication services (transit channels, Internet, voice). On all the questions you are interested in, you can contact the following contacts: Tel: +7 727 296 41 39, +7 727 296 54 46, +7 727 296 43 44 Email: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Platin Telecom is a European company specializing in International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN). IPRN is a value added service product, which can be sold internationally and used in countries where value added service numbers are not available. IPRN can be used for voice and data services, voting, live chats, call TV, quiz shows, and much more. The product has been very successful over the last years and has been implemented by various operators around the world.
Miatel LLC was founded in 2013 by two enthusiasts of VoIP technologies - Andrey Krenichnyy and Mikhail Baishev. Inspired by their telecommunication background they wondered why they could not create a company of their own. Miatel LLC is a very ambitious, prospective and fast paced company. Today, it operates 15 nodes in Russia, and has 150 partners all over the world. Together with its wholesale business, Miatel LLC has successfully strengthened its presence on the retail market, developing its own Virtual PBX product and has expanded to achieve a rapidly growing MVNO customer base. In conclusion, Miatel has pioneered a suite of innovative products to enable convenient, easy-to-use telecommunications to suit a wide range of requirements
Telesens is one of European leaders in development, deployment and support of software products for telecommunications. The company has successfully created its own product line aimed to support different aspects of telecom business, as well as implements many high-tech solutions based on OSS/BSS products of its partners. Scalability of our products and flexible service-rendering policies allow the company to configure optimal solutions for a variety of customers worldwide ñ from international carriers to local communication service providers. Besides that, Telesens performs custom projects in other business domains. Telesens was founded in 1998, at the time of explosive growth of the ICT market.
CITIC Telecom CPC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1883), is a trusted ICT service partner with multiple branches worldwide, and a preferred partner by MNCs and business enterprises. CITIC Telecom CPC delivers a range of innovative managed services, including: TrueCONNECT™ - an advanced MLPS VPN service, TrustCSI™ - an integrated suite of information security solutions, DataHOUSE – converged cloud solution and global unified management datacenter solutions, and SmartCLOUD™ – cloud computing solutions which complement the company’s managed network, managed security, and managed cloud data center solutions. Learn more at
China Telecom Global Limited (“CTG”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTG connects the Asia Pacific region and the world, and extended its presence in emerging markets such as Africa and the Middle East. CTG provides customized and cost-effective integrated communications solutions and diversified telecom services to cater to customers' needs. Its services include internet direct access, internet transit, data services, broadband, unified communications, internet data center, cloud computing, ICT services, fixed and mobile voice and value added services, professional services and industry solutions, telecom operation consultancy and service outsourcing. For more information, please visit
IP, CAPACITY, VOICE, COLLOCATION, DIA, 24x7 REMOTE HANDS AND MORE … V-Net is a full-service telecommunication provider on the Eurasian continent with its own VPOPs and partner's DATA-Centers in the UK, Germany, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and China. V-Net is headquartered in The Kingdom of Netherlands delivering a complete portfolio of data services, voice and collocation to multinational and government organizations, wholesale carriers and OTT providers. We offer a reliable and diverse path for connecting Europe and Asia through Russia and Kazakhstan. To learn more about V-Net, please visit
LANDO TRANSIT LLP. is a wholesale and retail carrier for Voice and SMS services. Our benefit is to provide high-quality and reliable telecommunication services according to the needs of our customers. We are interconnected with more 100+ telecom partners over the world. Our customers are operators, carriers, service providers, content providers and other large enterprises.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI), is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (HKEX: 0941), mainly responsible for the operation of China Mobile’s international business. Backed by its parent company, one of the leading telecommunications operators in terms of network resources, customer base and market value in the world, CMI strives to continuously provide professional, high-quality and comprehensive telecommunications services on Data, Mobile, Voice, Platform and MNC solutions for telecom operators, enterprises and mobile users across the globe.

Yuboto was founded in 2007 and is a leading Greek company developing and providing comprehensive mobile marketing services and advanced telecommunications solutions.

Yuboto has created “Yuniverse”, an integrated online mobile marketing platform that allows anyone to create effective campaigns through SMS and MMS+®. Furthermore users can now create and manage customer loyalty systems (mobile loyalty cards), send electronic mobile tickets (mobile ticketing) and promote products or services through electronic coupons (mobile couponing).

Yuniverse has been awarded, with the Golden Award in Best Mobile Services Applications 2015 and the Silver Award in Best Mobile Advertising Campaign 2015.

Yuniverse is a pay as you go platform and is offered as “Exclusive Yuboto Partnership” for retailers or “White label mobile marketing platform” for wholesalers. Discover Yuniverse at and try the service with the free credits provided.

For more info please visit or download Yuboto’s Company profile here


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стран, имеющих с Республикой Казахстан соглашения
о безвизовом порядке поездок граждан по видам паспортов
Visa-free regime of the RK with other states
Countries that have agreements with the Republic of Kazakhstan
On visa-free travel of citizens by types of passports

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"Let me thank you very much for arranging for such a useful conference." Ahmad Massud Totakhel CTO Afghan Telecom, Wireline Division Kabul, Afghanistan
"Was once again a pleasure to see you in Almaty and well done for putting on such a successful first event." Central Asia is very much a strategic region for TM so the event was a fantastic platform to secure new prospects. James Hill Sales & Business Development, EMEA Region at Telekom Malaysia
"On behalf of KazTransCom I would like to say that I enjoyed working with you, Ani, Vlad and other members of CC team. Looking forward to see you again." Assel Iskendirova KazTransCom
"Massive thank you for a fantastic event." Gareth Evers Director International Wholesale at KazTransCom
"Thank you for the Almaty event, I think it was very well organised and I enjoyed it much. I like your events in general and try to participate" Nataly Bubnovskaya Business Development Director at NORDCONNECT ‘Thanks for hosting such a great events worldwide, especially in Central Asia’ Aslan Azimzhan, Business Development Global Division at ADCGS
Activatel SA
Afghan Telecom
Alfa Telecom
Alliance Telecom LTD
Bankai Group
BBT Voice
Brilliant Telecom Limited
BU Media Sp. z o.o.
China Mobile International Limited
China Telecom Global
China Telecom Kazakhstan
China Unicom
Citic Telecom CPC Netherlands B.V.
Cornwall Holding Ltd
Data Access Solutions Inc
Deutsche Telekom AG
EZ Phone B.V.
Geo Cell
Global Kvant Services GmbH
Infobip Kazakhstan
Interoute Communications Limited
IPTP networks
IPVOIP s.r.o.
JSC “Kazakhtelecom”
KazTransCom JSC
Kcell JSC
Lanck Telecom
Level 3 Communications
Lexico Telecom
Multinet Pakistan Private Limited
Multiregional Transit Telecom
National Telecommunication Association
Nobel Romania
NTT Europe Ltd.
NUR Telecom LLC
NewTelco GmbH
Orange Business Services, Russia & CIS
Orange International Carriers
PJSC Mobile TeleSystems
PJSC Rostelecom
PJSC Vimpelcom
Platin Telecom
R4 Group LTD
R&R Managed Telecom Services
RCT Kyrgyzstan LTD
RETN Baltic AS.
R.I.D. Gmbh
Rovex Telecom
Setion ltd
SK Telink Corparation
Sky Mobile LLC
Speedflow Communication Ltd.
Tacom LLC
Tata Communications
Teknolab Holding
Telecom Italia Sparkle Russia
Telegraph 42 Management GmbH
Telekom Austria Group
Telekom Malaysia UK LTD
Telekom Romania Wholesale
Telesens International Ltd.
Telia Carrier Russia JSC
Transtelecom JSC
Transneft Telecom, LLC
Veon Wholesale Services
and others