Uzbekistan

Telia completes sale of Uzbek operator Ucell
Uzbektelecom multiplying capacity, reducing data costs, ceasing DSL development in favour of fibre
Whole of Uzbekistan to have 4G by 2023, says minister
All Uzbek operators allowed direct international internet channel access by 2020
Beeline Uzbekistan holding public 5G testing
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Beeline must pay up USD3.3m for outage, court rules
Beeline relinquishes spectrum in 900MHz, 1800MHz bands
Beeline Uzbekistan deploying 900 base stations this year
Govt increases mobile operators’ monthly per subscriber charge
Uzmobile tests ZTE’s Pre5G technology
Uzmobile reaches a million GSM users
Ucell expands LTE network to sixth city
Telia Company agrees global settlement over Uzbekistan investigation
MITC to enforce exclusive use of soms under new currency rules
UMS launches LTE in Samarkand
Beeline Uzbek LTE rollout adds a dozen cities in fortnight
Uzmobile aiming for nationwide LTE coverage by end-2018
Beeline and Ucell threatened with licence cancellations; MITC drafts new mobile regulations
CCITT looks to simplify licensing
Beeline files lawsuit to challenge spectrum redistribution
Uzmobile passes 1m mobile subscriber milestone
Beeline announces Uzbek 4G expansion plans
UMS rolls out 150 new base stations in 1Q17
UMS extends 3G network in Namangan and Ferghana
UMS expands 3G coverage in Karakalpakstan
Indecent proposal? Telia reacts to USD1.4bn Uzbekistan settlement 'suggestion'
Ucell extends concessions until 2031
MTS exits Uzbekistan; offloads UMS stake to government JV partner
Beeline Uzbekistan granted 15-year licence extension
UMS launches LTE in Tashkent
VimpelCom to introduce ZTE’s NFV solution in five markets
VimpelCom agrees USD795m settlement in Uzbek bribery case
Uzbekistan to invest USD884m in broadband development; Beeline launches Va4ach app
EVO expands TD-LTE network
Ucell launches LTE in Samarkand
TeliaSonera decides to exit Eurasia countries
US authorities seek seizure of USD1bn assets in Uzbek telecoms probe
UMS signs up 423,600 subscribers
Uzmobile launches GSM/W-CDMA networks in capital
Uzmobile sets date for GSM launch
Survival of the fastest: EVO sets date for TD-LTE launch
Uzbekistan’s telecoms Lazarus books 188,000 users in first month
State ICT committee sketches out plans for 2015
Uzbek duo line up USD100m investment for 2015
Uzbekistan creates new ICT Ministry
Uzbektelecom extends FTTB network, cuts price for international bandwidth
Uzbektelecom to bolster CDMA system
UMS launches free HD voice for Tashkent users
Uzbektelecom continues to reduce price for international bandwidth
You only live twice: UMS launch kicks off MTS’s second attempt to crack Uzbekistan
Uzmobile signs up Huawei for GSM gear
EVO-lution; Super iMAX to replace WiMAX with TD-LTE
MTS forges ahead with plan for Uzbekistan relaunch
UMS secures UZS500bn credit line
Uzbektelecom delays GSM launch
UMS taps Alokabank for credit line
‘Historic’ launch of LTE in Uzbekistan
MTS sets timeframe for Uzbekistan launch
MTS drops litigation to re-enter Uzbek market through govt JV
Beeline boosts Andijan network
Beeline, Ucell expand networks
MTS set for return to Uzbekistan
Perfectum launches 3G, Beeline moves to fix hub base station
MTS plots return to Uzbekistan with government partnership
Perfectum to launch EV-DO Rev. A shortly
Tax breaks to finance GSM rollout
SEC calls for help from MTS in Uzbek probe
US authorities wade into TeliaSonera Uzbekistan probe
TeliaSonera, Vimpelcom and Karimova face anti-corruption probe
Vimpelcom Ltd faces SEC investigation over Uzbek activities
Uzbektelecom to spin off new GSM operator
Uzbeketelecom bolsters international links
Ucell spent UZS300bn on networks in 2013; Uzmobile maps out plans for 2014
MTS assets handed to Uzmobile
Tax inspectors clear Beeline Uzbekistan
TeliaSonera fires four senior staff over Eurasia review
Second Russian-backed cellco targeted by government inspections
Uzbek authorities offer to purchase assets of bankrupt MTS subsidiary
Uzbekistan land of milk and honey as Beeline books 140% EBITDA growth
Ucell launches DC-HSPA+
Ucelll sales leap 65% in second quarter
No buyers for former-MTS assets
Uzbek government seeks new investor for ex-MTS frequencies
Sale of former MTS assets to launch next month
Beeline customers report service issues; court recognises MTS bankruptcy
TeliaSonera’s EBITDA falls 3.9%; appoints lawyers to scrutinise Eurasian operations
Telia pressured to look at divestment in Central Asia, sources reckon
Creditors call for MTS liquidation
Uzbektelecom extends FTTB
Uzmobile extends coverage to 71%
Uzbektelecom to boost connectivity
CEO quits TeliaSonera in wake of Uzbekistan review
Uzbektelecom secures funding for network development
Sarkor drops Pre-WiMAX platform
MTS files for bankruptcy in Tashkent after suspension, financial penalties
MTS may file for bankruptcy in Uzbekistan
TeliaSonera Uzbekistan probe unearths Karimova connection
MTS in talks to relaunch in Uzbekistan
From Russia with love? MTS mulls Uzbek return
MTS Uzbekistan nationalisation overturned
TeliaSonera launches internal investigation into Uzbek allegations
TeliaSonera faces probe over Uzbekistan allegations
Trouble in Tashkent: TeliaSonera accused of paying off Karimova
Swiss accounts frozen as MTS plot thickens
Tashkent confiscates MTS assets
MTS assets seized by Uzbek authorities
Uzbekistan strips MTS concessions in ‘20-minute show’ trial
Huawei supplies gear for e-education network
Authorities increase pressure on MTS
Uzbekistan throws USD80 million fine at MTS
MTS suspension extended
Moscow pressures Tashkent over MTS issue
MTS licence suspended
Further pressure on MTS
No one expects the Uzbek Inquisition! MTS buried under accusations
UzACI investigation throws a spanner in the works
MTS under fire for quality of service, may have licence revoked
MTS Uzbek books USD2.1 million net loss for Q1 2012
MTS reverses subscriber drop
Uztelecom cuts ISP access rate
State cellco splashes out
Uzbek cellcos outline spending for 2012
Uzbekistan adds subscriber tax
Uzmobile to expand 3.5G network in 2012
Beeline to launch 4G service in December
Lots to love: UzMobile's USD9m tender proposal sealed with 1x
MTS gets green light to use 700MHz band for LTE expansion
Fourth LTE network goes live: MTS launches 4G in Tashkent
UCell acquires 4G mobile licence
TeliaSonera ups ownership in UCell
MTS secures LTE licence, contracts Huawei for network build
Ucell signs network expansion deal with NSN
Vimpelcom repurchases Unitel stake
China-Uzbek deal is a gas for Alca-Lu
Ucell selects ZTE for 2G/3G expansion
Unitel and Buzton to work under single Beeline brand
Afghan Telecom and Uzbektelecom sign agreement
Mobile use doubles in 2008; internet grows 22.5%
Intel, Super iMax & TS-Technology to ‘cooperate’
MTS launches 3G trial in Uzbekistan
Ucell launches 3G trial network
Super iMAX launches commercial WiMAX service
Uzbektelecom completes CDMA-450 update
Coscom becomes Ucell
POSDATA wins WiMAX deal from Super-iMAX
TeliaSonera increases Georgian and reduces Uzbek holdings
Vimpelcom gets green light to acquire Golden Telecom Uzbekistan
Unitel wins 3G licence
NSN to build a nationwide 2G network for Coscom
Sumitomo & KT Corp plan WiMAX launch
TeliaSonera seeks to expand Coscom's network
TeliaSonera confirms SEK2 billion purchase of MCT
MTS acquires remaining stake in Uzdunrobita
Coscom being forced out?
MTS shuts AMPS/D-AMPS network
MTS wins 3G licence
MTS-Uzbekistan's subscriber base increases by 7% in February
Coscom reports loss of 15% of subscriber base
Coscom fails to get service back up
China Development Bank to invest in Uzbektelecom
Coscom threatened with licence cancellation - report
MTS-Uzbekistan ends 2006 with 1.5 million customers
MTS-Uzbekistan passes million milestone
MegaFon sets sights on Coscom
MTS amends Uzdunrobita put option
Uzdunrobita to operate under MTS banner
Huawei completes Perfectum upgrade
Uzdunrobita to invest USD35 million in 2006/07
VimpelCom completes Unitel acquisition
VimpelCom scores Uzbeki double
Uzbektelecom signs two contracts
Uzmacom sold to Alfa
Uzmacom ceases service: report
Coscom awards Alcatel GSM deal
China Mobile considers Uzbeki investment
Mid-year wireless stats show 735,000 users
EBRD loans Unitel USD30 million
Uzdunrobita network expansion gets under way
Mobile subscribers up 16.7% in Q1; internet users report strong growth
Russian mobile heavyweights turn their gaze towards Central Asia
Perfectum Mobile inks CDMA 1x deal with ZTE: looks for perfect start in crowded market
MTS buys Uzdunrobita stake
Golden Telecom buys majority stake in Uzbek telco
Lucent bags WiLL deal
Telecoms revenues up 20% in 2003