The Ministry of Justice registered a regulatory act "On approval of the rules for the provision of telecommunications services"
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- One of the main foundations for the development of information and communication technologies and the formation of a digital economy is the creation of a modern legislative framework. And in this direction, consistent work is being carried out to modernize the regulatory framework and improve the regulatory and executive activities.
In accordance with this, a regulatory document "On the provision of telecommunications services" was developed, approved by the Order of the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 20 June 2020, No. 208-mx, as well as registered by the Ministry of Justice on 30 June 2020, No. 3275.
This regulatory document, developed in accordance with the best domestic and foreign experience, will create even more convenience for users of telecommunications services and give impetus to the further development of the information and communication sphere. Let’s take a look at the benefits of this document.
Firstly, these unified and improved Rules have incorporated the essential aspects of ICT activities: licensing issues, ensuring freedom of entrepreneurial activity, consumer protection, issues of personal, confidential information, and other issues.
This, in turn, will create convenience for professional market participants and subscribers of telecommunications services, simplify paperwork in the context of legislation, and create a basis for making fair decisions based on uniform rules and requirements.
Secondly, this document has been enriched with relevant amendments and additions in accordance with modern requirements. It should be noted that the procedure for the provision of telecommunications services was regulated in accordance with 10 normative legal acts and 17 normative documents with amendments and additions to them adopted during 1996 - 2018. These documents have lost their relevance in the course of technical and technological development, as well as the creation of new conditions for doing business. In addition, they did not fully cover all the changes in the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In turn, as evidenced by positive international experience, it was more expedient to streamline telecommunications services on the basis of a single document.
All regulatory legal acts in the provision of telecommunications services in the ICT field were revised again by updating existing ones and including new types of modern services. Among the new types of services, the procedure for transferring subscriber numbers within the mobile network was determined.
This regulatory document, consisting of seven sections and 391 articles, includes terms and definitions in the field of telecommunications, covers such topical issues as the procedure for the provision of telecommunications services, including telephone, telegraph, mobile, Internet communications, television, information , security, as well as the rights and obligations of operators, providers and users of telecommunications services, contractual relations between them.
In short, this document, which approved uniform rules in the ICT field, will lay a stable foundation for its further development. Most importantly, these Rules are regulatory document governing relations in the field of telecommunications services between operators, providers, dealers, as well as listeners and users.