State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) JSC and Rostelecom PJSC signed a lease for the supply of telecommunications equipment.
The agreement was signed under the program of concessional leasing of digital assets of GTLK within the framework of the federal project "Digital Technologies" of the national program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation". The GTLK program plays an important role in supporting Russian manufacturers of radio electronics and computer technology and makes its contribution to digital sovereignty of Russia.
The contract between GTLK and Rostelecom will contribute to the development of demand for Russian equipment in the field of digital technologies and import substitution, as well as the achievement of the results of the federal project.
Rostelecom appears as an infrastructure partner of the government and business in the formation and development of the digital economy in Russia. The acquisition of telecommunications equipment is aimed to develop the market for radio-electronic products, software and communication services in Russia and reducing dependence on foreign manufacturers. As a result of the deal, Rostelecom expects to achieve an increase of backbone channels’ throughput in a short time to provide high-quality and uninterrupted service to subscribers.
Under the agreement, the equipment supplier will be T8 LLC, the Russian developer and manufacturer of wavelength division multiplexing telecommunication equipment (DWDM) and innovative solutions for optical networks.