The number of mobile subscribers in Uzbekistan reached over 24.82 million as of 1 October 2020, which is 6.9% (1.6 million subscribers) more compared to the same period of 2019, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On approval of the strategy "Digital Uzbekistan - 2030" and measures for its effective implementation", the task was set to increase digital literacy and qualifications of employees of khokimiyats, state bodies and organizations in the regions, teach them the basics of information technology and information security, the Ministry of Information Technologies reports.
In order to popularize computer technologies, programming, cybersport robotics among youth, improve the system for training specialists in this area, training centers for digital technologies are consistently being created in our country.
Uzbektelecom continues to actively develop broadband Internet access services. Work is underway to reduce the cost for the end user, increase their availability for all categories of subscribers, including in remote areas of Uzbekistan.
Today, in order to create all conditions for training young people in modern information, communication and digital technologies, training centers for digital technologies are being created throughout the Republic.
From 6 November, within three days, Humans will transfer all customers to paid conditions for the provision of mobile communications, while leaving some of the services free.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan declared 2020 as the Year of Science, Education and Digital Economy Development. And this is very symbolic because for further development it is more relevant than ever to own digital knowledge and modern information technologies.
The international scientific and technical online conference "International Conference on Information Science and Communications Technologies: Applications, Trends and Opportunities - ICISCT 2020" starts at the Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad al-Khorazmiy dedicated to the possibilities of information and communication technologies and their application.