South Korea, one of the world’s most wired societies, offered Tuesday to share its expertise with other Asian countries to help bridge the region’s IT divide.
A regional forum attended by 30 Asian nations opened in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss ways to close the information gap and increase economic and security cooperation between the countries, as well how to persuade North Korea to implement its commitments under a February disarmament agreement, Yonhap reported.
Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information (UzACI) and Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) launched a joint project "Consultations on CERT policy", the web site of the Uzbek agency said.
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.
Vimpel-Communications (VimpelCom) open joint-stock company, one of leading providers of wireless telecommunications services in Russia and the CIS, said its market share in Uzbekistan increased by 2.4% to nearly 34%.
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.