Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Nov. 3 / Trend , D.Azizov /
Uzbekistan's national telecommunications operator Uzbektelecom reported that it reduced the tariff for Internet services (external link) for service providers.
The Internet Service cost (external link) for providers reduced to $ 573 per 1 Mbit / s from Nov.2 compared to $849 in early 2011.
The company clarified that the current tariff reduction is the sixth in 2011: the figure was reduced from $849 for 1Mbit / s to $755 in February, $705 - early July, $688 - July 12, $665 -Aug.15 and $ 632 - Sept. 20 and now $573.
Thus, the tariffs were reduced by 48.2 percent in 2011, the company reported.
Uzbektelecom is the dominant operator in providing local and international fixed line services in the country with a share of 98 percent and 96 percent, respectively.