Rostelecom acknowledged as the leading cloud video-surveillance provider for B2B clients

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Moscow, Russia – March 31, 2021 – Rostelecom group (MOEX: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), the largest integrated digital service provider in Russia, today announces it has been named the leading provider of installed video-surveillance cameras for B2B clients by Information and analytical agency, TelecomDaily, as part of a report on the cloud video surveillance (OVN) market in Russia.

Rostelecom continues lead the OVN market by the number of OVN cameras installed in Russia, with a share of 23%, almost double the share of its nearest competitor according to the TelecomDaily report. Despite a slight decrease in growth rates in 2020, the total number of OVN cameras belonging to corporate entities has doubled in two years, from 158,200 in 2018, to around 280,000 in 2019 and 320,000 in 2020. The report cites the expectation for the number of cameras to increase to 350,000 in 2021.

Denis Ryabchenkov, Director of Corporate and Government Solutions at Rostelecom:
“Cloud video surveillance is a strategically important business area for us and Rostelecom has all the components in place to be successful. Therefore, two years ago we formed a new team and invested in its development. Two years later, we have built a market leading position following threefold growth over the past year.
Rostelecom's cloud solution can be provided both as a ready-to-use, box-based solution for small and medium-sized businesses, which allows you to deploy tailored video surveillance with video analytics at any number of sites at minimal cost.”

Vladimir Eremeev, Director of Video Surveillance Products for Corporate and Government:
“There is an ever-growing market demand for niche solutions using video surveillance and video analytics: from monitoring the availability of personal protective equipment at work, to assessing the health of livestock herds and automatically monitoring the maintenance of waste collection sites.
From the very beginning, we developed our video surveillance platform with a view to creating new solutions. We have developed its capability rapidly, with our customers at the front of our minds. Results achieved in 2020 show that we have succeeded.”