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19.6m people are using of mobile phones in Uzbekistan

Business19.6m people are using of mobile phones in Uzbekistan

19.6m people are using of mobile phones in Uzbekistan

Tashkent: Ever increasing growth of Uzbekistan in international telecommunication can be judged by the fact that around 20 million people are using mobile phones in this Central Asian state.

Woman Showing display of touch mobile cell phoneThis was stated at the roundtable “Perspectives of development of international cooperation in mobile communication, based on Charter of International Telecommunication Union, implemented into national legislation”. The event, which was held on 28 March, was organized by the Committee of Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan on international affairs and inter-parliament relations. MPs of Legislative Chamber, officials of the State Committee of Uzbekistan on communication, information and telecommunication technologies, Uzbektelecom, Uzstandard Agency and experts participated in the roundtable, information service of Legislative Chamber said.

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution “On measures on organization of activity of national operator of mobile communication” on 12 February 2014. The resolution is directed at creating necessary conditions for participation of national company in mobile communication market and further developing mobile communication and ensuring information security.

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It was noted that Uzbekistan is carrying out work on wide use of Internet, mobile television, electronic payments, rendering commercial services, further improve reliability and stability of work of mobile communication network.

Uzbekistan joined International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 1992 and it played a key role in development of mobile communication. ITU is a special UN agency in sphere of information communication technologies. After accession to the organization, Uzbekistan received additional opportunities to improve conditions for use of radio spectrum and orbit of geostationary satellites to provide telecommunications services, receive technical assistance within the ITU, etc.

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