About us ElCat

ElCat Company is the largest Internet provider with its own fiber optic data transmission network in Kyrgyzstan, a leading supplier of business solutions for the corporate and operator markets. The company provides communication channels, network solutions and fiber optic construction services to large companies, small and medium enterprises, government organizations, all cellular operators of Kyrgyzstan and large international organizations

ElCat is a reliable and experienced partner in the field of telecommunication services. It secured the title of pioneer in the field of Internet services in the Kyrgyz market and is currently leading in terms of the number of built fiber optic backbone network. The length of the fiber optic backbone network built by ElCat Company is more than 2500 km, providing access to each region of Kyrgyzstan

About our company

  1. 1994

    The company started activities by providing email service

  2. 1996

    ElCat starts to provide Internet access services

  3. 2000

    The company took the first step to build a single network throughout the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic as part of the State Communications Agency «Shailoo» project

  4. 2003

    The company starts to provide IP telephony services

  5. 2004

    The company starts to deploy Ethernet technologies in the country

  6. 2009

    Construction of Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan FOCL

    In 2009, Elcat company completed the first cross border fiber optic communication line (FOCL) project en route Bishkek-Kordai, thereby connecting Kyrgyzstan with Kazahstan

  7. 2012

    Construction of cross border connections Kyrgyzstan-China, Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan

    Due to the implementation of these projects, ElCat company got an access to neighboring countries and opportunity to organize data transit

  8. 2013

    Elcat completes Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan FOCL

    ElCat has completed the construction of its second crossborder connection with Kazakhstan. The alternative crossborder connection provided ElCat company with increased bandwidth and data transmission redundancy

  9. 2014

    Operational start-up of Bishkek-Osh FOCL uniting North and South of Kyrgyzstan

    Due to this project, four valleys are connected in Kyrgyzstan: Chui, Suusamyr, Fergana and Alay, thereby connecting most of the regions in Kyrgyzstan, including the most remote ones. This network segment was built by ElCat using DWDM digital equipment, its bandwidth capacity is 60 Gbps.

  10. 2015

    Operational start-up of Osh-Sary Tash and Osh-Batken FOCL

    Built FOCL became the second broadband communication channel of ElCat connecting Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.The implementation of this project allowed to deploy an additional digital interconnection with Tajikistan, which provided a reservation for the existing network due to geographically separated routes.

  11. 2016

    M9 network node was deployed in Moscow

    ElCat installed its own equipment in Moscow at the MSK-IX traffic exchange site (Moscow InternetExchange), better known as M9. Thus, ElCat provided itself and its customers with direct access to hundreds of popular sites, reduced data transmission routes between networks and reduced loading of expensive international communication channels

    ElCat completed the organization of ring protection DWDM network in the northern part of Kyrgyzstan, covering the Issyk-Kul and Naryn regions. This project allowed to increase network capacity, create additional digital outputs in Naryn, Kazarman and Balykchi to the Company’s backbone network, and organize a backup route on the Bishkek-Osh site


  12. 2017

    Construction of FOCL was completed in all regions of the country

    ElCat has completed the construction of FOLC in Balykchy-Karakol and Bishkek-Talas directions, thereby completing the construction of FOCL throughout Kyrgyzstan. The total length of the communication line throughout the country is more than 2500 km.

  13. 2018

    Bishkek-Osh Backbone modernization

    ElCat upgraded the main sections of the company’s backbone network. As a result of, it became possible to double the network capacity , from 60 Gbps to 120 Gbps.

    Construction of Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan FOCL

    Elсat completed a construction of new FOCL, connecting Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The organization of cross-border connection has improved communication quality and reduced data transmission delays

    Elcat completes Karakol-Balykchy FOCL

    At the end of 2018, Elcat company completed the construction of a new fiber optic line on the southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. The launch of FOLC ensured high reliability of the network, due to geographically separated routes and allowed the deployment of new digital outputs to remote areas of the Issyk-Kul region.