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SOCHI, December 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed organizers of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to focus on the operation of the communication lines. Medvedev has made a statement at a meeting devoted to the level of preparedness of the Olympic sites to the 22nd Olympic Winter Games and the 11th Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 in the Olympic capital on Monday.
“Pay attention to the communication lines,” Medvedev told the Olympics organizers. “Yesterday I has checked the communications at different places, far from everything is all right there,” the prime minister said.
For his part, president of the Sochi-2014 organizing committee Dmitry Chernyshenko reported to the prime minister that Sochi had already built a powerful telecommunications infrastructure and had installed more than 685 2G and 3G wireless base stations that will provide 280,000 users with mobile communications. Meanwhile, the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network will cover all zones of the Olympic Park. The roaming of the Megafon mobile operator will be provided at all Olympic facilities for the users of all main Russian mobile operators.