Now you can make a long distance call to Kyrgyzstan or any other country from your cell phone or any other phone at LDPOST's extremely low rates without switching your long distance company. This prepaid long distance service is designed for those customers who do not want to switch a long distance carrier and does not mind paying upfront. Service users will dial an access number and then, after the prompt, will dial the destination number. This service provides a maximum flexibility by allowing to call from mobile phones, home phones and even some business phones. You can have up to 10 telephone numbers registered on a single account and share the minutes.
general assessment: poorly developed; about 100,000 unsatisfied applications for household telephones
domestic: principally microwave radio relay; one cellular provider, probably limited to Bishkek region
international: connections with other CIS countries by landline or microwave radio relay and with other countries by leased connections with Moscow international gateway switch and by satellite; satellite earth stations - 1 Intersputnik and 1 Intelsat; connected internationally by the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic line