MOSCOW, March 5 (Itar-Tass) —— According to the preliminary information, more than 50,000 people watched webcasts from the polling stations during the March 4 presidential election in Russia using public access points at post offices, Russian Post said on Monday, March 5.
“Public access points were most popular on March 4 in Bashkortostan and Dagestan, in Nizhny Novgorod and Orenburg regions,” the press service of the Russian Post said.
Russian Post opened all of its offices with public access points on March 4 to allow people to watch webcasts from the polling stations.
Russian Post has 24,000 public access points in the country. “The average speed of connection is 256 kbs, which allowed users to watch online webcasts from the polling stations,” the press service said.