MTS-Uzbekistan, subsidiary of Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) in Uzbekistan, registered 252,800 new users in the first quarter of 2007 to 1.7 million, MTS said in its press release.
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS), the largest mobile phone operator in Russia and the CIS, said its Uzbek arm, MTS-Uzbekistan, serves over 1.8 million users as of the end of April 2007.
The First National Exhibition of Software Products, Best Soft - UZBEKISTAN 2007, has opened today in the Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts. The opening date of the Exhibition was specifically chosen as May 17th to correspond with the date of celebration of the World Information Society Day, declared by the United Nation’s General Assembly in 2006. The event, tied to the celebration of the World Information Society Day, serves as an expression of Uzbekistan’s contribution to the international initiative.
Association of IT companies and organizations signed a memorandum of cooperation with National Internet Development Agency of Korea in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 7 May 2007.
The first national software exhibition "Best Soft - Uzbekistan 2007" will be held on 17-18 May at the Central Exhibition Hall of the Arts Academy of Uzbekistan.
On 26 April, Board of the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information (UzACI) held a session to sum up results of activity of the sector in the first quarter of 2007, introduction and development of information-communication technologies, determine perspectives and directions of further development.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov assigned National Security Service (NSS) of Uzbekistan as authorized body to carry out single state policy and certification of products (services) in cryptographic protection of information.
Officials of the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information (UzACI) met a delegation of Eximbank of China on 25 April.