In the framework of solving the problem of passengers in trains "Peregrine Falcon" of wireless access to the Internet and to ensure their quality mobile communication in December 2011 between JSC "Russian Railways" OJSC "MegaFon" OJSC, "Speed Lines" and OOO "Russian Towers" was signed memorandum on cooperation in the development of mobile telecommunication services, including high-speed Internet access to passengers trains speed communications JSC "Russian Railways".
The first stage of the memorandum of cooperation involves the implementation of a project to provide continuous coverage due to the 3G standard and the ability to use the Internet in the Wi-Fi network on the whole route train passengers "Peregrine Falcon" on the site Buslovskaya — St. Petersburg — Moscow — Nizhny Novgorod. The project will be implemented until the end of March 31, 2012. To this end, all of the trains "Peregrine Falcon" will be equipped with special equipment to amplify the signal, and will upgrade the train network Wi-Fi.
The project will also enable Railways to provide online monitoring of train routes, as well as network transmission operator (OJSC "MegaFon") the necessary information, in particular telemetry systems for diagnosis. The development of the telecommunications infrastructure will also optimize the organization of repair and operational communications and provide employees with quality railway and modern telecommunications services.
OOO "Russian Towers" in this collaboration will create an infrastructure antenna towers to ensure the quality of network coverage along the railway, and including the effective development of new lines of communication.
Model of cooperation between the parties is innovative for the Russian market and provides accommodation to create an infrastructure of equipment and other mobile operators, allowing passengers to use the services of all operators interested in providing services in railway transport, according to a release Railways.