Rus News Journal

Tender results on cellular communication

the Western firms have entered the Russian market of communication

Today at ceremonial meeting in the Moscow commercial club
of 900 MHz have been summed up the tender for the right of granting of services radio telephone cellular
communications on frequency and winners are named. Owners of licences on
to twelve regions can render the clients of service of higher
qualities, than existing in domestic cellular communication for today.

Chosen digital standard GSM opens before winners wide
prospects in the field of cellular communication, in particular possibility to be integrated
with foreign telecommunication networks (see from January, 14th). Winners
have got access on the huge not mastered market of communication in which
the state communication structures operate worse than ever, and
small business concerns do not satisfy escalating inquiries
the Russian consumers. How much Russian market of communication is
perspective from the point of view of business, it is possible to judge on participation in competition
the largest western telecommunication companies.
at ceremonial meeting the list of the won the chairman expert
has announced the commissions academician Leonid Varakin. As well as experts assumed, in eight
regions from twelve winner there was an American firm US West Int.
It has received an exclusive right to creation of networks of cellular communication in
Nizhniy Novgorod, Samara and Novosibirsk regions. In
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskij, Sochi and Krasnoyarsk region, Vladivostok and
Primorski Territory, Blagoveshchensk and the Amur region, and also in Khabarovsk
region US West Int. Will carry out the project together with Russian
association VART . Across Moscow has won joint Soviet - Canadian
the M enterprise - Bell, known for the project of reconstruction Moscow
a telephone system of the general using. Across Moscow Region the winner -
the Russian firm KRAKOR . The right to service of subscribers of St.-Petersburg
was received by the Finnish firm Telecom Finnland. Across Samara and area the winner
recognises firm the SMART, across Bashkortostan - firm Bashtelekom .

OLEG - IVANOV