Uzbekistan moving towards information society
The sixth National Summit on Information and Communication Technologies opened in Tashkent on Tuesday. It gathered about 400 delegates from Uzbekistan, Britain, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, the USA and other countries. Among them are leading experts of ICT market, representatives of the government, civil society and international organizations, heads of domestic and foreign IT companies.
ICT Week starts in Uzbekistan
The traditional week of information and communication technologies InfoCom 2008 opened in Tashkent. The event organizers are the parliamentary Committee for ICT, the Cabinet’s Coordinating council for ICT development, the Uzbek Agency of Communication and Information, the UNDP ICT Policy project and the Association of IT enterprises and organizations of Uzbekistan.
WiMax technology launched in Uzbekistan
Commercial launch of the WiMax technology has become an important step in the development of telecommunications sector in Uzbekistan.
Seminar on ICT use in state management held in Termez
Seminar on the use of information and communication technologies in state management was held in Termez.
The number of UZ domains reaches 7,000
The number of domains registered in the UZ zone exceeded 7,000 on 25 July. According to statistics on the website of the UZ domain zone administration, at the beginning of the current year the figure stood at 5,766 domains (the growth made up about 22%).
International conference on digital signature to be held in Tashkent
International conference on “Development of infrastructure and services of the electronic document circulation and important problems of use of electronic digital signature” will be held in Tashkent on 23-25 April.
HeliosNet to participate in development of telecom infrastructure in Uzbekistan
Web Media Services (owner of HeliosNet brand), one of the largest Russian independent satellite operators, will participate in joint programs to develop telecommunication infrastructure in Uzbekistan.
Number of Uzbek Internet users exceeds 2 million
The number of Internet users in Uzbekistan exceeded 2.01 million, the Uzbek agency for communication and information (UzACI) said in a press release.
International channel of Sarkor Telecom reaches 40 Mbps
In the beginning of the current year 60 percent expansion in the capacity of internal channels of the provider in relation to 2007 has been achieved.
Number of mobile users in Uzbekistan exceeds 6 million
The number of mobile users in Uzbekistan exceeded 6 million as of 10 January 2008, Uzbek agency for communication and information said. During last year, the quantity of mobile subscribers increased by 3.1 million, comprising 5.8 million at the year end, UzACI press service said. To compare, during 2006 the growth of mobile users made up 1.5 million.
Information and Communication Technologies Week starts in Uzbekistan
The organizers of the week are the Cabinet’s Coordination Council for ICT Development, the Legislative Chamber’s Committee for ICT, the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information, UNDP’s ICT Policy project and the IT Association of Uzbekistan.
Delegation of Intel Corporation visits Uzbekistan
Intel Vice President Ravi Jacob and CIS General Manager Dmitry Konash met Director General of the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information Abdulla Aripov on 21 September.
ICT Week to be held in Uzbekistan in late September
The Week of information and communication technologies InfoCom 2007 will be held in Uzbekistan during 24-28 September. It will consist of a number of events with participation of officials, businessmen and foreign IT specialists.
5,000 domains registered in Uzbek national domain zone
The number of domain names registered in the Uzbek national domain zone (UZ) has exceeded 5,000. The last 1,000 domains were registered in the past six months, according to the zone administration.
Sarkor Telecom increases international channel bandwidth to 25 Mbps
Sarkor Telecom, one of the leaders of Uzbek Internet services market, reported increase of its international channel bandwidth to 25 Mbps.
Internet festival starts in Uzbekistan
Internet festival of national domain UZ started on 1 August, with the goal to develop online resources and services in this domain. The festival results will be announced in late September at the ICT Week.