the first time Armenian journalists have received an opportunity to participate
in the fourth annual contest of Rostelecom OJSC - "Technologies for Life -
Instantaneous Internet!" From now on, the contest is receiving an
international status, Rostelecom representative Irina Zhabrova said at a press
conference in Armenia on December 23.
She said that a winner from Armenia will be included
in the Russian delegation and visit the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China,
in autumn 2015. Applications can be submitted at www.smi.rt.ru before 10 April
2015, and the contest results will be summed up in summer, Zhabrova said. She
pointed out that Rostelecom has held the specified contest since 2011 and it
annually collects about 500 information pieces. "We are interested in high-quality and professional
information in the field of IT", she said.
The contest is held among the mass media
representatives covering the IT sector. In May 2015, the jury will select one
winner from Armenia, who will visit China.
sure this contest for the media will have a positive effect on deep and
compressive coverage of the IT sector in Armenia", said Hayk Faramazyan,
Director General of GNC-ALFA CJSC (subsidiary of Rostelecom), said at today's
OJSC Rostelecom (www.rostelecom.ru) is one of the biggest national telecommunications
companies in Russia and Europe, with a presence in every segment of the
telecommunications services market and coverage of more than 34 million
households in Russia.
Company holds a leading position on the Russian broadband and pay TV markets,
with over 11 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and more than 7.8 million
pay TV customers, of which more than 2.5 million use the unique nationwide
"Interactive TV" product. The Group's consolidated revenue for the
third quarter of 2014 was RUB 75.5 billion and its OIBDA reached RUB 26.1
billion (34.6% of revenue), with a net profit of RUB 24.5 billion.
is an absolute market leader in providing the telecommunications services to
Russian government departments and corporate users at every level. It is also a
recognized technological leader in innovative solutions in the fields of
E-government, cloud computing, healthcare, education, security and housing
& utility services. Its stable financial status is confirmed by credit
ratings of BBB- from Fitch Ratings and BB+ from Standard & Poor's.