Leading Uzbek mobile operator Ucell has activated new
type of service –Twitter Zero.
It is not a secret that social networks are in a very
great demand today. According to the approximate information, Twitter has
hundred millions users, including many users from Uzbekistan. Taking into
account the big popularity of Twitter, as a result of introduction of more
conveniences for its subscribers, Ucell informed about activation the first new
service in cooperation with Twitter.
Now thank to Twitter Zero subscribers of Ucell can
send messages and read twitts for free, subscribe to updates of
other people, see their subscribers from
mobile phone, allowing you to keep informed with all important events for
you and your friends.
It is worth to state, that service doesn’t demand the
activation – it is enough to open link
on your mobile phone, and you will go to the mobile
version of site. Downloading multimedia content and additional links, you will
leave services activation frames “Twitter Zero”, and you will be informed about
further charges to be applied.
“Now Ucell subscribers can use
this popular source Twitter more, so as, it became very available, - comments
Davron Azizov, Head of Corporate communication at Ucell, -
the popularity and demand of this service is
undoubted, so as Twitter – not only a
“twitt” on the whole world, but it is a link for useful information,
latest news, views and opinions that allows to get much information and
Detailed information on service “Twitter Zero” you can
find on site
About Ucell TM
FE COSCOM Ltd. was founded in 1996 and operates
under Ucell TM since June 2008, offering mobile services in the Republic of
In July 2007 Ucell became part of the
TeliaSonera Group and almost immediately took on the role of the pioneer and
trendsetter in the telecommunications market of Uzbekistan. Ucell was the first
to launch 3G services in the country and now holds the leading position in
third generation network coverage. Also Ucell is one of the first to launch a
pilot 4G network in Uzbekistan.
In March 2011 Ucell subscribers’ base has
exceeded 8 million (according to the local rules on the registration of mobile
subscribers in the Republic of Uzbekistan)
Ucell is a part of TeliaSonera group, which
provides telecommunication services in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Spain
and the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey. Today
TeliaSonera operates in 20 countries with a combined population of more than
460 million people. According to calculations at the end of 2011, the number of
subscribers of the companies owned by TeliaSonera was almost 200 million.
On the emerging markets of Eurasia TeliaSonera owns majority holdings of
leading mobile operators in Kazakhstan (Kcell), Azerbaijan (Azercell), Georgia
(Geocell), Moldova (Moldcell), Tajikistan (Tcell), Uzbekistan (UCell) and Nepal
(Ncell). At the same time, TeliaSonera is the largest minority shareholder of
OJSC MegaFon in Russia and the Turkcell in Turkey.
Starting from 16th of June, 2011 under the
common brand identity of the TeliaSonera companies in Northern Europe and
Eurasia, Ucell offers to customers a wide range of products and services, as
well as the experience and technical innovation of one of the largest mobile
operators in Europe.
UzReport Information Agency has been operating since 1999. IA UzReport has the
following information resources:
• www.UzReport.com - a leading Internet portal of
Uzbekistan, which accumulates and publishes daily news from different spheres
of political, economic and cultural life of the country. The portal provides
information on banks, stock exchanges, insurance, securities market, announced
tenders and auctions, exhibitions, forums, etc. The portal publishes news in
three languages, analysis of the economic development of Uzbekistan, and also
has agreements on mutual supply of information with leading national and
international news agencies.
• TV project Business Report - business news
telecast on NTT Channel on weekdays, which covers news in the political,
economic and cultural spheres of life.
In addition, UzReport implements comprehensive
proposals on advertising (video) on central channels of Uzbekistan and Tashkent
studios, cable television, and organizes press conferences, briefings,
presentations, preparation of analytical reports on the media market research and