Address: 14, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street, Moscow, 125047, Russia
Tel: +7 (095) 972–82–83
Fax: +7 (095) 787–28–50
Rostelecom Office in Switzerland
Address: Representation en Suisse le Chateau Banquet 94, Rue de Lausanne
Tel: +41 (22) 716–18–88
Fax: +41 (22) 716–18–89
Rostelecom Public Corporation
is a major Russian telecommunication enterprise, nationwide operator
of international and long-distance telecommunications and a leader
of the related service market.
The Company’s license issued by the Russian Federation Ministry
of Telecommunications and IT encompasses a centralized running of
the primary backbone network, international and long-distance secondary
networks and data transfer networks throughout the country.
The Russian Government decreed the participation of Rostelecom in
the Svyazinvest Holding Company founded in 1994. As of January 1st,
2001 the Company joint stock was divided as follows:
Svyazinvest Public Corp.
– 50.76 % of the voting stock,
– 41.48 %,
– 5.49 %,
Rostelecom staff –
Rostelecom Corporation operates the telecommunication network throughout
the Russian Federation. The backbone communication lines are in total
more than 200,000 km long.By the end of 2001 the digitalization level
was in excess of 73% (channels x kilometers).
The Company provides most of the long-distance and international communication
traffic, as well as the ground network operation for TV and radio
channels. Rostelecom also ensure Russia’s communication with
211 countries worldwide and has direct communication lines to 75 operators
from 72 countries. The Company provides most of the long-distance
and international communication traffic, as well as the ground network
operation for TV and radio channels.
Today, the Rostelecom Corporation is: a powerful telecommunication
network providing high-quality communication to meet the highest international
standards; wide-scale programs to build the front-end optical fibre
communication lines and a dedicated satellite telecom system; an Internet
global network access; and a whole set of modern communication services
to provide for the ever-growing requests from the Russian economy.
The Company’s traditional clientele includes the State institutions,
TV and radio companies, home and international telecom operators,
and Internet providers. Rostelecom provides, in addition to the traditional
facilities, a wide range of the most up-to-date communication services:
data and facsimile transfer over the general use switched networks,
intercity and international roaming for the Russian mobile telephony
operators, Internet access, and leasing of international digital communication
channels of almost unlimited capacity.
The Company organization is based on the local branches system. It
consists of the Main Long-Distance Communication and Television Centre
and 16 Local Long-Distance Communication and TV Centres, including
the Central Office. 33,000 high-skill experts who staff the Company
branches countrywide guarantee a failsafe transfer of any kind of
information round the clock.
With up to 1,000 deals with Rostelecom shares concluded daily, they
are the blue chips of the Russian stock market. The Company shares
are featured at the world major stock exchanges in New York, Berlin,
Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Munich, Hamburg, and Chicago.
The Rostelecom Corporation is an active player at the world telecommunication
market. It takes part in joint international programs, has a representative
office in Geneva, and is an active member of the International Telecommunication
Union (ITU). According to the surveys carried out by the Corporate
Law Institute and the Standard & Poor’s rating agency, Rostelecom
level of the corporate management is one of the highest in Russia.