NEWS AND EVENTS
August 12, 2014
Players of the national telecommunications sector are setting new records. The use of global information sources in the first half of the year reached 11.8 Gigabits/s., which is an increase by 15% in comparison to the indicator of early 2014.
Today there is not a single country, evolving its own info-political model that can cope without the use of tele-communicational technology and universal mechanisms such as the Internet. This is why many countries are rapidly putting into use the virtual means of connecting governing bodies with citizens, thereby creating a system of electronic governments (e-governments).
Uzbekistan has managed to reach the maximum possible success in the least amount of time. The country is seeing an increase in the number of Internet users and a widening of the national web network thanks to new sites generating more content in Uzbek. Figures from the first half of 2014 show that there have been 613 thousand new hubs installed that allow for a wide range network access. The quantity of hubs being used has increased by 154.6%.
It also helps that, in the early years of developing the national IT-segment, Uzbekistan has placed emphasis on creating its own database. The companies that specialize in equipping the nation with software have been provided with various tax allowances and preferences, placing their growth rate in the heat of today’s discussions. Currently there are 3,000 software products, 220 developers and 120 companies registered in the national programming and developer services catalogue, ‘Software.uz’. They have provided the market with programming solutions in the fields of accounting, legislative databases, control of the flow in documentation and many more.
National programming solutions are easy to use compared to foreign means of access. This is because they support Uzbek language, are adapted to the local environment and are significantly cheaper in terms of standards and legislation. Another equally important advantage of such products is the ability to quickly adapt to market demands.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)