By Samvel Avagyan
Below is our list of top ten most important events that occurred in Armenia’s information technology sector in 2011
1. Fourth annual ArmTech Congress was convened in capital Yerevan.
2. DigiTec international exhibition was a success.
3. Microsoft Innovation Center officially opened.
4. The Public Services Regulatory Commission reduced, by twelve times, the wholesale price for Internet.
5. NOKIA Regional Mobile Solution Laboratory (mLabECA) was established in Armenia.
6. D-Link Regional Research Center opened in Gyumri city.
7. Armenian-Indian Center for Information and Communication Technologies opened at Yerevan State University.
8. DigiTec Business Forum was held.
9. Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computers Inc., visited Armenia.
10. Armenian upbringing of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Inc. Although this is not directly related to Armenia, Jobs’ upbringing in an Armenian family was also a factor in making the Armenian technological world receive recognition.