Rostelecom launched a new cloud-based video conferencing solution

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Moscow, Russia – August 31, 2018 – Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), Russia’s national telecommunications operator, today announces that the Company has launched a new solution “Video Server” for its corporate and state-owned clients. The new service is unparalleled among the Russian carriers and represents a unique offering for video conferencing maintenance and support.

Based on Videomost software server, created by SPIRIT DSP, “Video Server” combines reliability and flexibility thanks to Rostelecom’s data centers and SPIRIT’s long experience in software development for business communications. “Video Server” enables organisations to use the service with whichever web conferencing or video conferencing application they already have, with no need for extra software installation.

Danila Burmetiev, Head of business and state products management at Rostelecom:
“Our new cloud service “Video Server” is compatible with existing equipment for video conferencing,landline phones, office PCs and smartphones which can now be integrated into a single secure communications system. The service is very easy to use and can be accessed on the Internet as well as on corporate networks, allowing for significant cost-savings on equipment, software and IT support”.

Andrey Sviridenko, Chairman at SPIRIT:
“VideoMost was included into Russia’s Unified Register of Software Providers which speaks for the attractiveness of the solution for state-owned companies and large private entities that uphold import substitution and complementation. It is also compliant with key international communications standards and popular open protocols, thereby allowing the use with both Russian and foreign software products”.

Cooperation with SPIRIT has been strategic for Rostelecom and 6 years ago it resulted in a launch of a cloud-based service “Web-videoconference” based on VideoMost programme server. One of the biggest cloud-based video conferencing services, today, it serves more than 2000 state clients, large holdings and small companies across Russia.

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SPIRIT DSP is a Russian producer of IP software engines for carriers, OEMs and software developers. SPIRIT DSP software platforms serve more than 1 billion users in 100 countries. SPIRIT DSP software is licensed to/powers popular products from more than 250 global technology leaders. SPIRIT’s direct OEM customers jointly exceed 60 percent of the global smartphone market share.