In January-April 2021, Uzbekistan imported 628,900 mobile phones worth US$45.4 million, the press service of the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan reported.
On 26-27 May 2021, as part of a regular business trip to Tashkent, a delegation of VEON Group companies headed by its CEO and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unitel LLC (Beeline TM in Uzbekistan) - Mr. Kaan Terzioglu, held a number of meetings with responsible officials and heads of government agencies, various ministries and authorities.
On 8 June 2021, a joint project of the Agency for Public Services under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP in Uzbekistan "Improving the provision of public services and increasing the level of governance in rural areas of Uzbekistan", funded by the European Union, began its work on the topic "Advantages and opportunities of blockchain technology for the provision of public services in the Republic of Uzbekistan."
Apple announced iOS 15, a major update with powerful features that enhance the iPhone experience. iOS 15 makes FaceTime calls more natural, introduces SharePlay for shared experiences, helps users focus and be in the moment with new ways to manage notifications, and brings more intelligence to photos and search to quickly access information.
During a meeting within the framework of the XXVII International Forum on Information and Communication Technologies "TIBO-2021", the Minister for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh. Sadykov and the Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus K. Shulgan signed an action plan ("Roadmap") for the development of cooperation between Uzbekistan and Belarus in the field of communications and information and communication technologies.
The UzAlert search unit began cooperating with the Yandex Go service. Drivers regularly receive messages on missing people in their application, which volunteers are looking for in Tashkent. If the driver sees a similar person, he can quickly contact the search party.
On 31 May, a delegation of Uzbekistan headed by the Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications Shukhrat Sadikov left for Minsk to participate in the XXVII International Information and Communication Technologies "TIBO-2021", which will be held in the capital of Belarus on 1-4 June.
Social networks VKontakte, Twitter and WeChat process personal data of citizens of Uzbekistan in violation of Article 27-1 of the Law on Personal Data. This was stated by the inspectorate "Uzkomnazorat".
The Uzkomnazorat State Inspection issued an order regarding the use of the preposition “up to” in messages about Internet speed when providing tariff plans and services.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with a delegation headed by the executive director of the VEON group of companies and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unitel LLC Kaan Terzioglu.