Last year the total length of the built networks in Russia has exceeded 79 thousand km. This is stated in a study conducted by research firm J'son &Partners Consulting.
"Of these, 15.8 thousand km are main network, 17.6 thousand km — intra, 27.3 thousand km — urban and 18.6 thousand km — transport networks for wireless access" — analysts say. The analysis showed that the Russian market at a fraction of the top ten companies, specializing in the construction of telecommunications infrastructure, accounting for about 71% of the market in value terms and about 68% of the extension built networks.
According to forecasts J'son &Partners Consulting, 2015 in Russia will be built almost 300 thousand km of gas, intra-and intercity fiber-optic communication lines. "According to our estimates, 300 thousand km of lines of communication — it is about 80-90 billion spending only on their construction, not including equipment," — says the chairman of the board of directors of one of the leading construction companies — "INFRA engineering" Sergei Ogorodnov.