Local calls are free, if you call from landline phones. Hotels in this case take a small fee. If you want to make an international phone call, it's better to call from international telephone points that are located near postal offices or use telephony cards since international calls from business hotel centers are usually quite expensive.
The Internet is rapidly developing in Uzbekistan. Its speed is directly related to the provider and the tariff given to them. Internet cafes are available in almost all major cities.
All private and public hotels in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva have a Wi-Fi zone. There is no additional fee for Wi-Fi service. If the establishment has a closed Wi-Fi, you can easily ask the employees of the institution for the password.
Cellular GSM standard operates all over the country. All cellular operators have 4G Internet. The process for starting 5G is being set up. There are several cellular operators:
UMS (+998 97)
Beeline (+998 90; +998 91)
Ucell (+998 93; +998 94)
Uzmobile (+998 99)
Perfectum Mobile (+998 98)
Roaming is available for all subscribers according to the tariff plan of the operator.
Post and courier services:
If you want to send a letter or parcel, you must visit the post office or use the services of the hotel. In Tashkent it is best to send it from the central post office (Main Post Office), which is located near the Alay bazaar or from the Tashkent railway station.
Post offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. The main post office is open daily from 9 am to 7 pm and is located at 7, Shakhrisabz str., Tashkent. You can also send mail through post offices located in large hotels. There are several international courier services in large cities.
Before sending your parcel will be checked for weight and content. Marked envelopes can be purchased at post offices and bookstores.