Thursday, 29, June, 2017

Uzbekistan considers building an optical fiber cables manufacturing plant, the Minister for Development of IT and Communications of Uzbekistan Sherzod Shermatov announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

According to him, the plant is expected to be built in Tashkent’s Chilanzar district and to be hosted by Rele and Avtomatika plant, with 55% of parts to be produced locally.

Sherzod Shermatov added that by 2021 UzbekTelecom will require 227 thous. km. of optical fiber cables.

The Minister noted that as a result of this project, Uzbekistan will save $ 150 million of cash.

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