06 May 2010, Thursday, 18:26

With the Day of a Telecommunication Worker!

author: news-agency "Bashinform"

The employees of all branches of communication sphere mark their professional holiday on May 7 and on this occasion the President of Republic of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov sent his congratulations to their address:

“Radio, TV, internet and other kinds of communication contribute to efficient solution of a wide range of economical and social aims today. Thanks to step-by-step introduction of information technologies and new means of communication the essence of the branch in activity of the authority of all levels, in medicine, education, bank systems and business grows up from year to year.

JSC “BASHINFORMSVYAZ” – one of the largest communication providers in the country – possesses a powerful technical base. The company invested more than 1 billion 700 million rubles to introduction of the broadband internet access and to the technologies, opening the access to new services. The total length of the fiber-optic communication lines has reached 13 thousand kilometers. Serious attention is paid to further modernization of the networks of the fixed electrical communication. At the beginning of the year the summary capacity of the Republican exchanges made up 1 million 132 thousand subscriber lines. The company has made the digitalization of the rural telephony a reality and actively develops the digital IP-TV.

The program “Safe City” with the usage of round-the-clock monitoring and TV-medicine systems in towns and regions RB is successfully developed in Bashkortostan. In accordance with the project “Electronic Government” and the Strategy for development of information society the construction of more than 2 thousand kilometers of fiber-optic lines and multi-service networks is planned in our Republic.

Bashkortostan is one of few Russian regions, having its own satellite TV-channel and the radio-stations. The TV-radio company “Bashkortostan” has made the real breakthrough in its technical rearmament for the last 20 years. Its network consists of more than 400 relay transmitters and its audience makes up 4,5 million TV-watchers in Bashkortostan and the nearby regions. The transition to the digital technologies is close to the end. The TV-channel “BST” broadcasts 18 hours a day in Bashkir, Tatar, Russian and other languages.

All this multipronged work contributes to integration of Bashkortostan into the global information space and to improvement of life of every person. It is good that our experience of informatization is approved at the federal level and I am sure the employees of the communication branches will further successfully cope with the responsible tasks, imposed on them.

I wish you health, well-being, happiness and every success for the good of Bashkortostan and the whole of Russia!

The President of Republic of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov” – said in the greeting message of the President RB.