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BEELINE – IS EXPANDING UNDERGROUND
Beeline announced: till the end of 2014 the company is planning to launch 3G on all stations of Petersburg’s metro. The network’s modernization has started in June in St.Petersburg. By the moment, the operator has finished the modernization of network on 40 stations of the metro by providing its clients an opportunity to use high speed 3G mobile internet on escalators and underground h...
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20 August 2014
"SPUTNIK" had strengthened its protection
"Rostelecom" enhanced security of the "Sputnik" (the English meaning of the name is “Satellite”) search engine in frames of its cooperation with "Kaspersky Lab", - "Rostelecom"’s press service reported on Monday.  ...
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19 August 2014
WiFi access after a personal ID presentation only: Russian authorities ruled out the anonymous Internet access
Owners of free WiFi access points will have to identify users by the passport or other personal ID document; by a mobile phone number, or by an account on the government services website “GOSUSLUGI.RU”. These outcomes follow from the explanations which posted at the Ministry of Communications website.    ...
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19 August 2014
Broadband Russia NEW!
The main national event in the field of broadband and fast Internet, Broadband Russia Forum 2014, will take place in Moscow on November 27-28 in a new format.  ...
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18 August 2014
Wi-Fi is riding on a subway
Free WiFi appeared on Zamoskvoretskaya line of Moscow Underground (also called Moscow Metro). Despite quite a long scheduling backlog, the operator is promising that all the trains of the Moscow Metro will be connected to the network by the end of the year.    ...
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18 August 2014
Internet users data record storage won’t force restaurants to go broke
Federal law 758, which has just come into the power, poses the obligations to all holders of public access Internet hot spots to store the information about every user’s session online. For such “providers” as, for example, the Moscow Metro, it seems to be much money and big problems.    ...
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14 August 2014
VERISIGN: TOTAL NUMBER OF DOMAINS IS OVER 276 MLN
Verisign has presented the report about domain industry, 1Q2014. According to the data, as of 31st March 2014, number of registered domains (in all domain zones) was 276 mln. In 1Q2014 the domain zone increased for 5 mln.names, 3,6 mln. of which – domestic domains – at the end of 1Q2014 was totally registered 127 mln.names. Domain .RU has the 8th place amount all domains of upper level...
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13 August 2014
Restaurants and parks will be obligated to store their Wi-Fi users’ data
According to the newly-accepted law which comes into power as of August 13, all public places where public Wi-Fi access is provided, such as the Metro (Moscow underground), cafés, public parks, and others, will be obligated by the law to keep the data about all Wi-Fi users in their territory for half a year.  ...
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11 August 2014
Only 17% of public Wi-Fi users are ready to show the personal ID while getting online
The Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has ratified the law which bas an anonymous access to public Wi-Fi hot spots. The last government’s act which obligates all Internet users of public access internet spots to identify themselves has caused surprise and unrest in Russian Internet users. According to a Superjob’s research, some 60% of existing users will then stop using public ac...
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11 August 2014
Is the regulator really going to set an ID-enabled Internet access from public places?
According to the clarification made public by the Russian Telecom Ministry, the days of “anonymous” Internet access are now numbered. Though some people may gat shocked on hearing this news, the idea of an ID-ed Internet access to the users has been in the air for quite awhile indeed. Various society representatives, such as police, officials, and intelligence officers, have long been ...
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11 August 2014
"VimpelCom" will re-evaluate Wi-Fi
Russian nation-wide opeartor "VimpelCom" is planning to change its Wi-Fi network development strategy in the near future. The company is working on a way of network monetization, and, in alliance with the Moscow government, is planning to re-engineer this asset in early 2015.  ...
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8 August 2014
GOVERNMENT OF MOSCOW: ACCESS TO WI-FI IN PUBLIC PLACE WILL BE RESTRICTED
Internet users via Wi-Fi technologies in public places in Moscow will not provide passport after the Law about limitation of anonymous access to the Internet via collective access spots. Head of IT city department Artem Ermolaev told this to Itar-Tass.  ...
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8 August 2014
Global Xpress is delayed for another year
British satellite operator Inmarsat will delay the commissioning of the world's first network of satellite broadband Internet, Global Xpress, because of the accident of Russian "Proton-M" carrier rocket in May 2014. The company hopes that the network will be launched in 2015.    ...
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6 August 2014
Seize the opportunity!
Tariffs and tariff options with the possibility to split the internet traffic between several subscriber units started to appear in the market in mid 2012. The emergence of such tariffs always denotes the certain stage of the mobile market development.  ...
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6 August 2014
Domain .BY came to Russia
National Belarusian domain .BY for a long time was the most closed among post soviet countries. Webnames.ru became first Russian company that provides its clients the registration in .BY. It became available thanks to cooperation with hoster.by – technical administrator of Belarusian domain zone....
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5 August 2014
B2B IS NOT ENOUGH
Last week MGTS announced the increase in number of companies in the segment of small and medium business that connected the broadband access to internet service – increase of B2B subscribers in 2014 - 36%. During the year, number of business users doubled.  ...
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4 August 2014
Pre-filter of Internet in Russia
Security Internet League provided technical description why it is important to implement pre-filter in Russian internet. Deputy CEO Denis Davidov said that League’s specialists made a proper analysis of pre-filter idea for internet in Russia and prepared technical description for its implementation....
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4 August 2014
Experts: Only each third holder of cellular phone is actively using access to Internet
There are around 90 mln.active users of mobile data transfer services in Russia. Such data was provided in the research made by J’son&Partners Consulting.  ...
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31 July 2014
Mobile internet subscribers’ base in Russia will reach 140-145 mln.by the end of 2018
J’son & Partners Consulting presents main results of the research: Use of mobile internet on smartphones and tablet PCs in Russia.    ...
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30 July 2014
MOBILE 4G+ TRAFFIC BY MEGAFON INCREASED SIX FOLD ON NORTH WEST
North West Megafon subsidiary announced the results of first half of 2014. In comparison with the same period in 2013, subscribers downloaded four times more of package traffic beyond the boarder of home region. Besides, North West subsidiary fixed six fold increase of traffic in 4G+.  ...
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9 July 2014
MOBILE INTERNET WAS CHECKED BY CINEMAS.
Vigo Company (optimizing and managing mobile networks) conveyed the research about mobile internet networks’ quality all around Russia. The company didn’t make any measurements and prepared the analysis based on data from internet-cinemas. According to the processed data, Megafon is a leader among BIG3. As was announced by Vigo, 14,5 mln. video views in online-cinemas were analyzed dur...
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4 July 2014
ORION EXPRESS GETS INVOLVED WITH LOANS.
Orion Express together with Tinkoff Credit Systems (TKS) bank launched a program for providing loans on purchase of equipment from operator.  ...
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4 July 2014