Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network
Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS) (Russian: Российская телевизионная и радиовещательная сеть) is unitary enterprise that was created on August 13, 2001 by decree of president Vladimir Putin. RTRS owns 14,478 television transmitters (90.9% of the total number) and 3,697 radio transmitters (89.6% of the total number).
On the "Broadband Russia" Forum of 2013 RTRS announced its willing to join the target program for the development of broadband access in Russia up to 2018. Deputy director of engineering and technical support RTRS Sergei Alyabyev. According to him the company wants to help operators to provide the population of small towns and villages of quality Internet access. The company is ready to provide market players under construction in 25 regions of radio relay IP-based network access at speeds up to 300 Mbit/s.