The OJSC FETEC (Dalsvyaz) completed one stage of constructing intrazone network of satellite communication on the basis of VSAT in Amur region.
The project is implemented jointly with the OJSC SAT-TEL and is a part of Federal target program Social and Economic Development of Amur region up to 2005. the Project value is over 118,000 USD. FETEC (Dalsvyaz) installed, tested and put into trial operation 4 channels on two MTZS-A ground terminals in Blagoveschensk and Ekimchan settlement. This will arrange additional communication channels with Selemdzhinsky district of Amur region. At present FETEC (Dalsvyaz) conducts practical testing and final setup of equipment. Official launch of satellite communication is planned in late March to early April of 2004.
Satellite digital channels will ensure modern reliable communication of high quality of remote districts of Amur region and partly solution of problem of developing communication in places of dense residence of Northern nationalities.