The telecommunications infrastructure throughout the Sochi region will be significantly developed by the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. It will serve as a solid base for providing a full range of telecommunications services in Sochi during and after the Games.
Thanks to cutting-edge telecommunications solutions, viewers across the world will be able to watch the Games being transmitted from all of Sochi's sporting venues. The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee is working intensively to create an innovative interactive environment in order to provide a successful and uninterrupted broadcast of the future Games.
The communications signal from the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014 will not only be transmitted digitally, but also in high-definition interactive television and in third generation (3G) mobile communications.
Modern telecommunications infrastructure for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi will be provided by the telecommunications companies – Partners of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.
Rostelecom and MegaFon are General telecommunications Partners of the Sochi 2014 Games. Company investments into the development of telecommunications infrastructure of the city of Sochi and of the region currently amount to about $ 500 million—a record amount of telecommunications sector investment in the history of the Winter Games. Rostelecom and MegaFon are currently developing a concept for a fully integrated IT - telecommunications infrastructure for the 2014 Games.