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 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.
The first edition of a new magazine Aloqainform, an official publication of the Communications and Information Agency of Uzbekistan (UzACI), has been published.
Vimpelcom sees voice services as its main source of growth, the chief executive of Russia’s second-largest mobile phone operator said on Tuesday.
Russia’s top mobile phone company Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) wants to expand in the former Soviet Union as much as possible and may also consider moves into other emerging markets, its chief executive said.
The representatives of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will meet on 6-7 September in Kyrgyzstan to discuss cooperation in the development of telecommunication technology, 24.kg (Kyrgyz Republic) quoted press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Transportation and Communication.
MTS-Uzbekistan, former Uzdunrobita, announced successful test launch of the high-speed data transmission and Internet network on the basis of the latest EDGE technology in Tashkent city, the company’s press release says.