Alberto Turkstra, a senior researcher at the European Institute for Asian Studies, commented on the State Program for the Implementation of the Action Strategy adopted by Uzbekistan in the Year of the Development of Science, Education and the Digital Economy.
On 21 March, a briefing was held at the Agency for Information and Mass Communications under the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan on issues and appeals of citizens and users of social networks during the quarantine period in connection with the coronavirus in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan has risen two places in the ranking of high-speed mobile and wired Internet Speedtest Global Index.
VKontakte and Odnoklassniki decided to support users during the coronavirus period and made music subscription as accessible as possible.
By resolution of the President, the Digital Development Department was established in the form of an LLC, founded by the khokimiyat of the city of Tashkent, as well as industry project offices in the structure of the Department, their main tasks were determined.
A resolution of the President “On measures for the widespread adoption of digital technologies in the city of Tashkent” was adopted.
Co-founder and original Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Bill Gates said he will leave the company’s board to devote more time to his charitable foundation, which is playing a key role in global health initiatives and expanding into new areas like climate change.
A delegation of the VEON telecommunication holding (Beeline TM in Uzbekistan), which included the new management of the company- chief executive officer Kaan Terzioglu and adviser on issues of interaction with government bodies, ex-president of Serbia Boris Tadich paid a working visit to Uzbekistan.
The Ministry of Innovation Development supported by the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications, Hilton Tashkent City, with the participation of Komtel Technologies (Turkey) held a round table on the topic “Implementation of IBS / DAS technologies as important innovative solutions in the field of telecommunications of the Republic of Uzbekistan”.