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Rostelecom, Tattelecom cooperate on reducing digital divide

Monday 17 July 2017 | 11:38 CET | News

Russian national operator Rostelecom plans to sign an agreement, under the framework of the federal programme to eliminate the digital divide in villages, with regional operator Tattelecom, operating in the Republic of Tatarstan. The contract will enable the national operator to deploy Wi-Fi hot-spots in objects belonging to Tattelecom in small settlements. The contract is worth up to RUB 1.3 billion. The contract will be valid until 30 June, 2024.

Tattelecom controls most of the fixed telecom infrastructure in Tatarstan.

Under the federal programme, Rostelecom has launched 4,690 hot-spots in 75 regions; the number is expected to be raised to 5,535 hot-spots by the end of this year. 




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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Rostelecom / Tattelecom
Countries: Russian Federation
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