Uzbekistan

Regional Classification

Currency Code

UZS

ISO 3166 Code

UZ

MCC

434

Calling Code

+998

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Uzbekistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. Kazakhstan borders it to the north and west, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan to the south, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to the east. Uzbekistan is divided into twelve provinces, one autonomous republic (Qoraqalpogʻiston Muxtor Respublikasi), and one independent city (Toshkent).

Uzbekistan is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. Communications and Information Agency of Uzbekistan is the Coordinating Administration Body, authorised to problem solve and carry out the state policy in sphere of communication, information, and using the radio-frequency spectrum.

Mobile Network Operators

There are 5 mobile network operators servicing this region.

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News & Developments

UMS company carries out a phased rebranding. The mobile operator is updating its brand and brand positioning in accordance with new lines of business. In 2019, UMS will operate under the brand name Mobiuz.

Amsterdam, 15 September 2017 - VEON Ltd. (VEON) (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, notes the recent announcements from the government of Uzbekistan, liberalizing the currency exchange rules and resetting the official exchange rate at 8,100 Uzbek som per U.S.