RSPP has warned about rising inflation because of the “Spring law”

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The proposal of the Ministry of communications on the implementation of the “law of Spring” in two times, increase the cost of operators — up to 10 trillion. This, I believe in the Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs, will lead to a multiple increase in the price of communication services and increase the level of inflation in the country

A draft decree of the Ministry of communications and mass communications on the implementation of the “law of Spring” several times increases the potential costs of market participants — up to 10 trillion rubles This follows from the conclusion of the Commission of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP) on communication and information communication, a copy of which is at the disposal of “Kommersant”.

According to estimates of entrepreneurs in 2019 in the framework of the law of large Telecom operators will have to store for 20 exabytes of information that will lead to a rise in price of communication services and increase the level of inflation by 1-2 percentage points Increase in the cost of services may be the only opportunity to replenish the budget of the companies for the implementation of the “Spring law”, according to the Union. Association “Rostelesat” the summary of the project proposal specified that the increase in prices for services may occur two to three times for a total compensation cost of the company and ensuring the borrowed funds.

The publication indicates that the proposed Ministry of communications, the volume of data storage complex for actual implementation, they will have excess capacity and will be loaded with not more than 70%.

“The Ministry of communications provides the stored information depending on the network capacity. This approach not only takes into account traffic volumes, but also multiple increases”, — explained the representative of “MegaFon”.

The source in MTS, confirmed that the Committee RSPP is not contrary to the estimates of cost in the framework of the law. In “Rostelecom” consider that for cost estimation needs more data. VimpelCom, in turn, has not commented on the forecasts of the RSPP.

Its opinion, the Commission RUIE sent to the Ministry. The representative of the Minister Elena Lashkina comments publication noted that the regulatory impact assessment decree of the Ministry of communications will be ready in the second half of April.

We are talking about the project of the Ministry of communications, which was published in mid-March. It clarifies the procedure, terms and the amount of storage operators data about the calls and correspondence of the Russians. In particular, it sets maximum storage time voice and text messages to six months, and the maximum storage capacity of 2 Pb for 1 GB/s bandwidth host communications.

The increase in costs operators up to 10 trillion predicted earlier, the General Director of the developer storage ORIENTEC Denis Neston. In conversation with “Kommersant” he said that this price may be reduced, subject to revision of some of the approved requirements. Officially, the government estimate the cost of operators for the implementation of the anti-terrorist package of amendments of the head of the Duma Committee on security Deputy Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov 5 trillion rubles.

The law was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the summer of 2016. It requires Internet companies and Telecom operators from 1 July 2018 to store information about the facts of reception and transmission of data for at least one year, and operators three years. In this case the content of messages, including text, voice information and video, and those and other companies will have to store up to six months.

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