VLADIVOSTOK, October 6 (Itar-Tass) — Electricity has been supplied to the base stations of mobile communication operators along the Amur federal highway section, more than 1,000 km long.
Through a permanent circuit, electric power is supplied to 20 towers, and another 17 get electricity from diesel-generators and also ensure an uninterrupted mobile communication via a temporary circuit arrangement, the press service of the RAO Energy Systems East Company announced on Thursday.
The M-58 Federal Highway "Amur", linking Chita and Khabarovsk, is over 2,165 km long. It runs via Chita, Never, Svobodny, Arkhara, Birobidzhan, and Khabarovsk and is located in four constituent entities of the Russian Federation: Zabaikalye (Trans-Baikal) and Khabarovsk Territories, Amur Region, and the Jewish Autonomous Region.
The construction of the the Amur automobile road was completed under the Federal purpose-oriented programme "The Modernization of the Transport System of Russia (2002-2010).
The work to ensure the supply of electricity to the base station towers of the mobile communication operators along the entire road will be completed in 2012.