Railways and Tele2 have agreed on the development of mobile communications on the Railways

Moscow. June 7. INTERFAX.RU – JSC “Russian Railways” (RZD) and LLC “T2 RTC holding” (Tele2) have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of development of communication services, said the Railways.

The purpose of the agreement is providing uninterrupted coverage of mobile telephone connection via Tele2 network along the Railways, the provision of data transfer services, wireless access to the Internet and other possible services, operation installed in the trains of telecommunications equipment and mobile broadband.

Under the agreement, Railways will also consider the possibility of using their infrastructure to accommodate the equipment Tele2.

Earlier the representative of the operator reported “Interfax” that Tele2 and Russian Railways are developing a project to provide Internet service and mobile TV for passengers high-speed trains “Sapsan” and “Lastochka”. To launch the project into commercial operation is planned this summer. The question of charging passengers for the services being considered.