Sokolova Natalya Olegovna, a mother of five children, became the 500,000th customer of Sevastopolskiy District Telephone Node of Moscow City Telephone Network. The Network's General Director Vladimir Lagutin handed in to Sokolova Natalya Olegovna a coupon for free telephone line installation, and a new telephone set. The company's management also exempted Mrs. Sokolova from paying the monthly rental for the period of five years.
Representatives of the municipal authorities and Sevastopolskiy District Telephone Node also participated in the event.
Sevastopolskiy District Telephone Node is one of the largest in Moscow. It services 500,000 customers in the municipal districts of Yasenevo, Teply Stan, Butovo, Chertanovo, Zyuzino, Konkovo, Cheremushki, etc.
Sevastopolskiy District Telephone Node is comprised of 58 electromechanical and electronic exchanges. The Node mainly services residential areas, and meeting the demand for private telephone lines installation is one of the major issues. Throughout 2002 the Node commissioned two modern electronic exchanges (714 and 717) with the total capacity of 20,000 lines, the waiting time has considerably decreased lately, currently totaling about 12 months. Those who signed up for telephone line installation in the fall of last year are currently getting connected to the phone network..