"ROSTELECOM" EXPENDS GEOGRAPHY OF ITS ACTIVITY IN ARMENIA

by Arthur Yernjakyan

http://www.arminfo.am/index.cfm?objectid=630C5AB0-4150-11E3-9E820EB7C0D21663
Wednesday, October 30, 13:45

Residents of 15 towns of Armenia and 4 districts of Yerevan can use
services of "Rostelecom", the subsidiary of "Rostelecom", GNC-ALFA
reported. Today "Rastelecom" net was launched in Dilijan, Sevan,
Masis and Artashat towns and in the Nor Nork district of Yerevan.

GNC-Alfa company launched IPTV services in Armenia in September of
the current year. The services were launched in cooperation with
the broadcaster Hybrid Solutions. The monthly subscription rate for
the Start package including 45 TV channels totals AMD 4,000 and the
Optimum Package with 80-channels costs 6,000 AMD and the rate for the
Premium package containing 120 TV channels - AMD 8,000. Interactive
television prices depend on different packages with different number
of TV channels of various genres. Those who want to add additional
channels to their packages for a separate payment can do it. The
price for one additional TV channel ranges from 50 to 250 drams.

GNC-ALFA operates a modern fibre-optic network spanning approximately
1,500 km, which passes through 80% of the territory of the Republic
of Armenia. GNC-ALFA's network is interconnected with the region's
major backbone networks and major MMR ("meet-me-room") centres, as
well as with international gateways with Iran and Georgia. GNC-ALFA
is the largest independent aggregator of national IP-traffic, and
its subsequent transit, in Armenia.


From: Baghdasarian