Russian High-Speed Modem to Be Shipped to Europe
Moscow will host a modem manufacturing facility.
“A high-tech facility with the total floor area of 18 thousand square meters will be built at the special economic zone in Alabushevo. The facility is scheduled to begin operations in 2020 and provide the city with more than 400 jobs. Investment in the project will amount to 1 billion rubles, with expected annual revenue of 2 to 5 billion rubles,” said Vladimir Efimov, deputy mayor for economic policy and property relations.
The modem is designed by Eltex, an anchor resident of the Technopolis Moscow special economic zone.
The device enables simultaneous wired and wireless Internet access and is perfect for providing high-speed secure broadband services in apartment buildings, university campuses, and cottage settlements, as well as for building local area networks of large companies.
The built-in gigabit router will enable high-speed network connection. Analog and IP phones can be connected to the router via a dedicated port, while flash drives and printers can be connected through a USB port. Such options are highly demanded on the European market, and initial orders have already been received for the new product. In Russia, where home users are abandoning landlines en masse, this solution is primarily intended for office use.
“Today it is impossible to imagine companies, state institutions, transportation, and the economy as a whole without digital technologies. Just like their counterparts in other countries, Russian companies are offering unique high-tech products. I am pleased to note that this particular product is appreciated by European consumers, and that it is an advanced solution at an attractive price, ”said Alexander Prokhorov, head of the Moscow Investment and Industrial Policy Department.
Technopolis Moscow offers a favorable environment to electronics manufacturers. Thanks to 47% tax reductions, residents of the special economic zone can invest more in research and business development.
The optical line terminal will be 25% cheaper than the popular NTU-2V device due to the use of a Realtek chip.
The modem will also enable operators to provide users with a wide range of LAN services. Serial production is expected to begin in Q2 2019.
3 may 2019