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Rostec Creates a New Enterprise for 4G, 5G and 6G Solutions

August 20, 2021, 12:13 (UTC+3)|
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Rostec, a Russian state-owned tech giant, has established Spektr, a new company, on the basis of which it plans to create a national vendor of telecommunication solutions for 4G, 5G, and next generations communication standards.

For this, a cooperation of Russian manufacturers of equipment for communication networks will deployed around the new company.

Pavel Smirnov, the former head of the Scientific Research Institute Masshtab, will become the general director of Spektr. The board of directors of the company will be headed by the director for special assignments of Rostec Vasily Brovko.

According to Russian telecom operator MegaFon, the new company will have to not only create competitive equipment for 5G by 2023, but also prepare the infrastructure to provide 4G federal highways and sparsely populated areas. MTS stated that they are open to mutually beneficial cooperation with all equipment manufacturers. Beeline and Tele2 declined to comment.


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Pavel Smirnov, the CEO of Spektr

Vasily Brovko, Director for Special Assignments of Rostec


In November 2020, the Russian government announced that fifth-generation networks using only domestic telecom equipment. Operators will have to use it starting from 2023 to roll out 4G.

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