Nordic telecoms operator TeliaSonera plans to invest at least US$160 million in Uzbekistan’s third-largest GSM operator Coscom, Coscom’s General Director Bora Baysal said on Thursday.
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC of Russia said on 18 September that its Uzbek branch, MTS-Uzbekistan (former Uzdunrobita), increased its subscribers’ base by 7.3% in September compared to August.
About 617 websites were registered to participate at National Internet Festival in .Uz zone, organizers said.
The Fifth Summit on Information and Communication Technologies - ICT SUMMIT 2007, will be held on 27-28 September 2007 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. From year to year the ICT Summit draws the increasing attention of ICT experts and has become one of the main events in the sphere of ICT in Uzbekistan, and causes interest of the international experts of other near and far countries.
The number of domain names registered in the Uzbek national domain zone (UZ) has exceeded 5,000.
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, UzA reported.
In line with the plan on modernization and development of the fixed line telephone network in Tashkent city, in September this year Uzbektelecom started to gradually replace the old telephone numbers of the switching stations number 50, 51, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 63-66, 68 with the new digital numbers starting with 250, 251, 254, 255, 257, 258, 260, 263-266, 268.
Number of mobile users in Uzbekistan made up 4.269 million as of 1 September 2007, State Radio Frequency Commission said. Mobile penetration comprised 16.1% in the country.