On 20 January, a large-scale event was held at the Korean Cultural Center - “Conference on the blockchain industry and the opening ceremony of the crypto exchange UzNEX.
Ookla, an Irish company, has published Speedtest.net service data for the monthly Speedtest Global Index, which contains data on the speed of mobile and wired Internet in the world for December 2019. Uzbekistan showed an increase in Internet speed, consolidating the dynamics of its positions upwards and an increase in speed by more than 1 Mbps per month. In 2019, Uzbekistan climbed 12 places in the rating of wired Internet.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting to discuss the implementation of the agreements reached following the high-level visits to the United Arab Emirates and Japan in 2019.
Etsuaki Yoshida began his work in the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Finance.
On 9 January, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on the issues of improving the efficiency of providing public services.
On 9 January 2020, Emil Gimranov was appointed as General Director of UZINFOCOM Unified Integrator.
In January 2019, Yandex began to show traffic jams in Uzbekistan. After 11 months, the company summed up the results of the year and found out how congestion in the capital of Uzbekistan was changing.
Uzbektelecom held a presentation on current state and perspectives of development of telecommunication networks in 2019-2020.
In accordance with the resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 2 September 2018 “On measures to organize the activities of crypto exchanges in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, on 20 December 2019, the authorized body in the field of crypto assets circulation - The National Agency for Project Management under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan issued the first license for the activity of crypto exchanges to the Kobea Group company (Republic of Korea).
Open Data Inception has presented a rating of 100 countries according to open data sources. Uzbekistan is in the 9th position, Uzstat agency reports. It is emphasized that the coordinator of OSCE projects in Uzbekistan and the World Bank assist the active development of open data in the Republic of Uzbekistan.