Business Expenses

CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERNET

5 operators offer mobile communications services in Uzbekistan. One can connect to most tariff plans free of charge. Virtually allcompanies regardless of the mobile communications standard provide free incoming calls. Depending on the tariff plans the userspay daily or monthly membership fees. All mobile operators provide Internet access to their clients. The market of Internet servicesis well-developed with over 80 provider companies operating. The cost of Internet access varies depending on the connection speedand selected service package.

mobile Communications Tariffs

, in USD

Incoming calls (min) all                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Free

Outgoing calls (min)

Intra-network calls

 

0,01 - 0,025

To mobile and other telephones

 

0,01 -0,03

Internet

1 Mb GPRS-

 

0,04

25 Mb

 

0,8

125 Mb

 

3,0

500 Mb

 

7,0

1000 Mb

 

9,0

2000 Mb

 

11,0

5000 Mb

 

25,0

10000 Mb

 

45,0

10 kB GPRS-Wap

 

0,008

WAP 2 Mb

 

0,8

WAP 4 Mb

 

1,6

Tariffs include all taxes, payment is accepted in Uzbek soums at the rate of Central Bank of Uzbekistan on the date of payment Sources:www.mts.uz,www.beeline.uz,www.ucell.uz,www.cdma.uz,www.uztelecom.uz

Internet access using universal cards (Dial-Up)

 

Time

 

Fee, 1 hour/soums, Mb

 

 

Business days

Weekends

09:00 - 18:00

 

 

370

200

18:00 - 00:00

 

 

280

200

00:00 - 09:00

 

 

100

4 400

Wireless Internet*

Tariff plan (1 Mbit/sec)

monthly fee, USD

Included traffic,

Above limit charges, 1 Mb/USD

08:00-20:00 20:00-08:00

08:00-20:00

20:00-08:00

Cool

19

1000 2600

0.06

0.02

Heat

49

4000 12000

0.06

0.02

Optima

95

4000

 

 

Corporate

150

6000

 

 


*) EVO offers telephony, Internet access, and wireless network solutions (VPN) based on WiMAX technologies. Posdata (South Korea) offer mobile WiMAX solutions for EVO networks, which has been supplying base stations, subscriber terminals and network management systems supporting operation in 2.3GHz bandwidth (802.16e standard).

 

Fees for High-speed Broadband Internet Access (ADSL)*

Monthly fee, soums

Speed of Internet access, kB/sec

Included external traffic,

Above Limit charges, 1 Mb/soums

Series of Tariff Plans with Limited Traffic

For individuals

35 000

Up to 512

5000

 

25/12

60 000

Up to 1024

10000

 

25/12

85 000

Up to 2048

14000

 

20/10

For legal entities

140 000

Up to 512

2800

 

85/35

250 000

Up to 1024

5000

 

85/35

400 000

Up to 2048

8000

 

85/35

750 000

Up to 1024

24000

 

70/17

1 100 000

Up to 2048

40000

 

70/17

Tariff Plans with Unlimited Traffic

For individuals

50 000

Up to 256

 

Unlimited

 

75 000

Up to 512

 

95 000

Up to 1024

 

 

 

For legal entities

350 000

Up to 256

 

 

 

700 000

Up to 512

 

Unlimited

 

1 350 000

Up to 1024

 

 

2 700 000

Up to 2048

 

 

 

*) telephone line of Uzbektelecom without devices for concentration of telephone channels, security alarms, and other devices is required. Also telephone line must not be paired before connection to the splitter.

In case the user provides own ADSL modem, fit for full-fledged use of services, no connection and registration fee is charged. Tariffs for Content of Websites

Works

Cost of services,

in USD

Designing website

200

Opening online shop

500

Development of corporate site and portal

from 350

Unique design

from 100 to 150

Development of static banner

from 10

Development of flash banner

from 20

 

 

Works

Cost of services, in USD

Development of flash screen of the website

 

from 100

Software programming

 

 

from 400

Site promotion (website promotion in Uzbekistan) per month

 

from 100

Hosting (monthly)

 

 

from 3

Domain registration (per annum)

 

 

8-25

Website support and monthly

 

 

40

Smartphone Prices

model

Operating system

Communications standard

Price, thousand soums

HTC Inspire 4G

Android 2.2 (Froyo)

HSDPA 14.4 /, HSUPA 5.76 /

1 400

Huawei IDEOS

Android OS v2.2 (Froyo)

UMTS/HSDPA 7.2 /

449

LG E900 Optimus 7

Microsoft Windows Phone 7

HSDPA 7.2 /, HSUPA 5.76 /

800

Nokia 500

Symbian Anna

HSDPA 14.4 /, HSUPA 5.76 /

550

RIm BBB Touch 9900

BlackBerry 7.0

HSDPA 14.4 /

2 000

ZTE Blade

Android OS v2.2 (Froyo)

UMTS/HSDPA 7.2 /

599

Source:www.bomond.uz.

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