Incumbent operator, Coscom has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to build its new nationwide mobile network in Uzbekistan. The agreement includes the replacement of the existing network and expansion of current network coverage and capacity. The deal which is worth US$152 million is for a period of two years.
The UNDP’s “ICT Policy” project with assistance of Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan (UzACI) has prepared the Report on analysis of progress made by Uzbekistan in implementing the decisions of the World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS stocktaking) conducted in Geneva and Tunis in 2003 and 2005 accordingly.
Korea Telecom said it has acquired East Telecom, a Uzbekistan Internet service company, to start broadband and wireless Internet services in the Central Asian region.
KT Corp., South Korea’s leading fixed-line telephony and broadband Internet service provider, said it has bought two Uzbek communications operators to establish a bridge into the Central Asian market.
Major Japanese trader Sumitomo Corp. said Tuesday it will launch high-speed wireless communications services in Uzbekistan in the second half of 2008.
The members of the delegation of the Republic of Korea visiting Uzbekistan headed by the Minister of Information and Communication Yu Yong Khwan met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Director-General of the Uzbek Agency of Communication and Informatization (UzACI) Abdulla Aripov on 25 October.
A press conference dedicated to summing up the results of activity of Unitel LLC, second largest mobile operator providing mobile services in Uzbekistan under Beeline brand, was held at Dedeman Silk Road Tashkent hotel on 26 October.
The Kazakh communications system is going to become a major bridge between the West and East. The KazakhTeleKom (national phone operator of Kazakhstan) took up several projects to this end.
Nowadays the information technologies sector appears to be one of the most dynamically developing economy sectors in many countries, while the software industry and the market for software products are progressing even faster. The annual growth rate of global software market ranges from 10% to 20%, according to different estimates. The considerable part of this sector is taken by export oriented software development or so-called software outsourcing. This concept includes both custom software development and export of packaged software.