In accordance with a programme for the comprehensive development of the higher education system for the period of 2017-2021, large-scale work is being carried out in this country to improve the material-technical base of higher educational institutions, and they are being provided with the most modern technical facilities, computers and office equipment.
On the last Sunday of January, the world community will celebrate two events connected with IT sector: International Internet-Free Day and International Day of Personal Data Protection. Events and promotions will be held on this day worldwide, and hundreds of thousands of people will voluntarily refuse the use of the Internet.
Further development of domestic segment of the Internet, creation of favorable conditions for expansion of local e-commerce require increasing the availability of high-speed broadband Internet and reducing prices for Internet traffic.
“Uzbektelecom” JSC implemented a number of projects last year on expanding the capacity of existing and building new border joints with operators of neighboring countries in order to meet the growing needs of residents of Uzbekistan in broadband access to the Internet.
The official website of “UZ” domain zone administration has published a list of the world’s most expensive domains sold in 2017. New owners bought the fly.com domain for 2,8 million dollars, which made it the most expensive domain names of the last year.
Supporting young programmers, creation of opportunities for their professional growth, implementation of their innovative ideas and projects have become a catalyst for the development of domestic software industry.
A meeting with representatives of the Russian company “Yandex” was held at the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation on IT projects were discussed.
Meeting with the delegation of Microsoft Corporation led by the CIS Regional Office Director Ronald Binkofsky was held at the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Entrance examinations were conducted in the Specialized School named after Muhammad al-Khorazmiy with advanced study of subjects related to information and communication technologies, as the results of which the first students of this school will be selected.
“BePro Programmers’ Center” implemented a new project – the Program for training of young programmers. 30 were selected of 150 people who passed the testing and interview stages, who were later trained at “BePro IT Academy” training center.