22. 5. 2009
Minister Shegolev visits Iskratel
On Friday, 22 May 2009, Igor O. Shegolev, the Minister of Telecommunications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, visited Iskratel. During the first part of his visit the management took him through the productions lines of Iskratel Electronics, a daughter company of Iskratel. Then the General Manager, Mr. Polenec, acquainted Mr. Shegolev with the Iskratel product portfolio on the test beds of the R&D Department. In the demo room, in the company hall, the minister was presented with an operating IMS convergence solution.
The second part of the minister’s visit was reserved for discussions. The management of the company informed the minister about the company's business operations in the Russian Federation. The operations of the Yekaterinburg-based company IskraUralTel were presented in particular detail. They spoke about the development and sales plans for the company in the Russian Federation and the wide range of possibilities for cooperation between the two companies.
During the visit, Minister Shegolev emphasized that the economic crisis should not affect the good cooperation between the companies and the countries. He also stressed the importance of establishing competence-development centers in own markets, such as IskraUralTel in the Russian Federation.