“MegaFon” is ready for the Olympics




“MegaFon” is ready for the Olympics

“MegaFon” announce the 100% completion of the mobile communication infrastructure for the Olympic Games in Sochi. All communication facilities on the Olympic Park been put into operation, and monitoring center constantly monitor quality and loads on the network.

To ensure the quality of the network in Sochi has more than 680 base stations 2G/3G. First time in the history of the Olympic Games in Sochi will operate high-speed connection 4G, for it has been found more than 270 4G base stations “Megaphone”. In the Mountain Cluster is over 100 km of fiber-optic communication lines in Coastal – more than 40 km, and the area between the clusters – more than 80 km.

“We have completed all the work on the construction of the network infrastructure in due time, investing in the project is more than 10 billion rubles and hard work of our entire team, – says Ivan Tavrin, CEO of” MegaFon “. Today, our network is 100% ready for the upcoming stress, and 23 days before the Games, we went to work in the network “Olympic mode.” During the Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi will work 650 top specialists “MegaFon” from across the country, their task – to ensure the performance of our network and provide the necessary technical support to the guests and participants of games. ”

The last of the objects on which network has been developed “MegaFon”, steel rail and road tunnels at Adler to Krasnaya Polyana. December 16, 2013 “MegaFon” received from Railways permission to build a network and already January 10, 2014 to cover mobile communications throughout the six tunnels. Installation of equipment carried more than 100 technical experts “Megaphone” at night, when it stops the movement of trains. For this project this month was found 19 base station antennas using an active slotted cable length of 11 km, and stretched over 11 km of fiber-optic communication lines.

Control center monitoring network “Megaphone” working around the clock monitoring network quality including every Olympic site and interacts with Control Center Games Organizing Committee “Sochi 2014” since January 7, 2014 until February 7 will continue to work to optimize the network for individual objects, interaction and development of various regulations agencies to ensure safety during the Games.

“MegaFon” successfully tested mobile work at major events in Sochi, including international competitions in winter sports in 2012 and 2013, the International Investment Forum 2013, as well as Channel One Cup hockey. «MegaFon» fully cope with the load.

In the Ice Palace “Large”, which hosted the Channel One Cup in December 2013, the average speed of mobile internet in 4G networks accounted for 35 Mbit / s, and peak speed reached 60 Mbit / sec.

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