On 17 February, the ITWomenUz - 2021 project was launched to improve knowledge and skills of girls and women in the field of ICT.
The qualifying round of the Artificial Intelligence International Junior Contest, which is organized by Sber and AI Alliance Russia, has started. Using AI, contenders will deal with face recognition problems and cause-effect relationships in sentences. To access the challenges, participants shoud visit the contest platform.
According to the State Committee on Statistics, in January - December 2020, according to sample household surveys, the number of mobile phones per 100 households was 287. For reference:
On 10 February, First Deputy Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of Uzbekistan Oleg Pekos met with representatives of the delegation of the Russian Sberbank.
USM Telecom and MegaFon, together with partners from Uzbekistan, are creating a joint venture - Digital Holding, which is designed to become the technological leader of the largest telecommunications market in Central Asia. The created joint venture will include the country's telecommunications market leader Ucell, as well as the Uzbek assets of USM - CRPT Turon and ICS Holding Uzbekistan.
A free mobile application for teachers is now available on iOS. Previously, the app was only available on the Android platform.
Up to 20 thousand teachers from 10 thousand schools in Uzbekistan will be able to access the Oracle Academy program.
Today, on 5 February, the Digital Almaty 2021 forum was held in the city of Almaty (Kazakhstan), which was attended by the heads of the governments of the EAEU countries, ministers and responsible persons in the development of information and communication technologies in within the states - the participating countries, as well as the leaders of large Internet projects and enterprises.
At the twelfth plenary session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, the Chairperson of the upper house of parliament Tanzila Narbaeva focused on the reforms being carried out in the country.