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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Ericsson Wins Tender

MOSCOW -- Ericsson won a $11.5 million tender with long-distance telephone monopoly Rostelekom to build an open multimedia network for the transfer of data and video and audio input throughout 88 Russian republics, Ericsson announced this week.

The long-distance network allows one-on-one communication or conferencing.

Rostelekom's general director, Oleg Belova, said the network should be set up in 78 regions by the end of the year, with construction beginning in Moscow.