UZMOBILE Launches GSM Network in Regional Centers of the Republic

1 December 2015 year

Beginning from December 1, 2015 National mobile communications operator of Uzbekistan UZMOBILE launches GSM network in regional centers of the country. Since the launch of GSM network in April 2015 in Tashkent and Tashkent region, UZMOBILE managed to establish itself as a reliable supplier of high-quality mobile communication of GSM standard. Within a short period UZMOBILE GSM subscribers in Tashkent and Tashkent region were offered a variety of tariff plans, convenient internet packages and quality service in numerous sales offices and dealer connection points.

Technicians built and adapted to the needs of customers high quality GSM network, consisting of hundreds of new base stations. Development of the network is taking place constantly and consistently at the moment. In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan № 2126 "On measures on organization of the activity of the National operator of mobile communication" beginning from December 1, 2015 UZMOBILE GSM network is launched in all regional centers of Uzbekistan. In parallel with this, intensive preparations take place for gradual launch of GSM network in all regions of the republic with installation of the latest equipment from world manufacturers.

“Uzbektelecom" JSC will continue operation and further development of UZMOBILE CDMA-450 EV-DO network. At the same time active construction of UZMOBILE network of GSM standard will take place in all regions of the country. The main objective of UZMOBILE branch of “Uzbektelecom” JSC is to become a National mobile operator in Uzbekistan, providing high-quality services that take advantage of both standards: CDMA-450 EV-DO and GSM2G/3G and 4G LTE.

Note

Uzbektelecom» JSC is the largest telecommunications operator which network covers the entire territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The company provides rental services of lines for operators and providers of fixed and mobile communications, services of international and long distance communications, all types of voice and data communications, Internet access, videoconferencing services, mobile and fixed communications of CDMA-450 standard, provides lines for television and radio programs broadcasting. The services of the company are rendered under three trademarks– UZTELEСOM™, UZMOBILE™ and UZONLINE™. The company has 22 affiliates, 14 of them are regional branches, 8 specialized and 3 subsidiaries. Personnel а the company at the end of 2012 was about 14 000 employees. «Uzbektelecom» JSC holds shares in eight joint ventures providing mobile and fixed services, services of international and long distance communications, data transfer and Internet access.