In the 2GIS mobile application, it became possible to call a taxi and find out the approximate cost of the trip.
As previously reported, the flooding that occurred on 1 May 2020 as a result of a man-made accident at the Sardoba reservoir in Syrdarya region caused serious damage to telecommunication facilities in the area.
The Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan organized a video conference of residents of the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow with representatives of the Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities and the Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Today, on 6 May 2020, Selectel, Russia’s leading cloud provider, began operating in Uzbekistan. The company will introduce advanced IT-development and tools for digitalization of the business. Selectel will invest up to one million US dollars in three years to develop in the new market.
Yandex has launched a subscription to its services in Uzbekistan - Yandex.Plus. More than 5,000 films and TV shows, more than 60 million music tracks and podcasts are available by subscription. In addition, each subscriber receives an additional place on Yandex.Disk and a discount on a taxi. This was reported by the press service of the company.
On 28 April 2020, the President of Uzbekistan signed a decree “On measures for the widespread adoption of the digital economy and e-government”.
The Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the development of the digital economy and e-government was adopted on 28 April 2020.
Representatives of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kuala Lumpur and the leadership of Hadid Engineering videoconference discussed the implementation of an investment project to introduce high-speed wireless Internet in Khiva, Dunyo reports.
On 16 April, IDC, an international analytical company, held the Antivirus Online Session “Security as a Component of a Sustainable Business Strategy in the New World Realities” online conference in Central Asia. The conference was attended by more than 150 leaders and experts in the field of information security from seven countries of the region.
During the quarantine period in connection with coronavirus (COVID-19) in Uzbekistan, citizens and users of social networks receive many questions and appeals related to information and communication technologies. Among them, the most common questions and appeals concern the poor quality of Internet services from mobile telecom operators. It is on these issues that detailed explanations are given during briefings organized by the Information and Mass Communications Agency.