History

Name of the Company is derived from a combination of two Kyrgyz words- “El”- meaning- people, and “Kat”- a letter, i.e. “People’s Letter”.

  • 1994 – Our Company started its activity, providing e-mail service on protocol UUPC.
  • 1996 - the Company started providing the Internet access on “ip” protocol/
  • 1997 - the Company successfully expanded and started providing channels of data transfer on life radio, our first clients being Manas airport. At the same period “ElKat” presented a video0-conference between the technical points and an exhibition complex at the manage / riding school of the Physical Institute.
  • 1998 - the Company entered the epoch of satellite internet. The same year the Company finished works on SCS, expanded in the Republic.
  • A wide practical experience of our staff members has always played a role of moving mechanism allowing “ElCat” to work out and further realize socially important projects. In 2002 the experience of our staff allowed to bring to life a project- a creation of the State Automation System of Voting (SASV) “Shailoo”, and a creation of a computer network. The same year in response to the demands of the market, the Company offered a new solution of organizing the last mile on ADSL, the so-called Wideline access to the Internet.

Successful work on this and many other projects ensured the Company an important intellectual staff potential. Our Companyapplied much force and invested much money in the development of the telecommunication sphere of Kyrgyzstan, and was awarded several golden medals on the International exhibitions-fares of «Кыргызэкспо» - “For the development of the Interne in Kyrgyzstan”.

  • 2003 - the Company started providing services of IP- Telephoniya/ (IP- Telephone Connection), which is much cheaper that the traditional telephone.
  • 2004-2006 - 7 centers of public access to the Internet in several districts of the Republic were opened directly with the participation and assistance of our Company.
  • 2006 - The “ElCat” Company started providing services of wireless access to the Internet on Wi-Fi technology. In Bishkek city now there are 7 public points of wireless access to the Internet (Hotspot).
  • 2009 - The “ElCat” Company made a project and built the first main line optical fiber connection line (OFCL) on the route “Bishkek(Kyrgyzstan)-Kordai(Kazakhstan)”.
  • 2012 - The “ElCat” Company made a project and built the first main line optical fiber connection line (OFCL) on the route “Irkeshtam- SaryTash- Karamyk”.
  • 2013 - The “ElCat” Company made a project and finished building the first main line optical fiber connection line (OFCL) on he route “Sokuluk- Belovodsk- Karabalta- Kaindy- Chaldovar”ю

For today the Company has all the necessary resources for working out and realization of the most important projects in the sphere of telecommunication.