Key factors for preserving the usual level of operators’ business profitability in the nearest 5-8 years are clearly coordinated commercial and technical strategies, allowing to sustain adequate investment discipline. The world’s largest ICT consultant Detecon within the new vision of the telecommunications market development offers to operators’ business radical solutions for overcoming global challenges in the era of transformation. This was discussed in the interview with the “ES” by managing partner for technologies in Europe and the CIS Detecon Europe Dr. Stefan Shnitter.
In July 2014 the law was signed, which obliged all foreign Internet companies selling in Russia to keep personal data of the Russians only in Russia. According to Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications Leonid Levin, besides the problems of millions of hacker attacks on the Russian Internet segment or sanctions limiting our business, today we can observe a general escalation of tension in the information space, demonization of our country and restriction of access to objective information. Such situation is fraught with serious shocks in the future. Leonid Levin in his conversation with the “ES” special columnist Valentina Nikolskaya told about the tasks on protecting Russian citizens from the information risks with account to developed countries’ practice.
The need for information policy is caused by enormous changes in human society occurred in recent decades. Of course, we are speaking about phenomenon of the information society, when information exchange determines public life. To create credible democratic legal forms of information relations in society is exactly the task of information policy that is just beginning to take shape in the country.
LTE market is still emerging, and we regard as positive the fact that Russia is introducing new technologies at the same time with the countries — leaders in the field of IT and telecommunications.
Ranking of the most strategic telecommunication companies providing telecommunications services on the territory of Russia.
Delaying permission to use LTE in GSM-bands looks like inappropriate attempt to restrict access to modern information technology for almost 40 million subscribers of regional mobile operators.