In Nizhny Novgorod will be to develop telecommunications infrastructure

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The head of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin and President of the company «AYR-a Telecom holding» Andrey Kuzyaev signed an agreement on cooperation in the development of telecommunication infrastructure of the region during the Digital Summit in Nizhny Novgorod, the press service of the regional government.

In Nizhny Novgorod in August 2018, the company has deployed a network of base stations standard LoRaWAN to provide services to the Internet of things.

«The agreement means the independent investment projects, which we will provide administrative support. Based on the experience of implementation of similar projects in other cities we hope that here we will see serious results», — quotes the press-service of the word Nikitin.

«The agreement signed between ER-Telecom and the government of the Nizhny Novgorod region is an important step towards full-scale implementation of projects aimed at the development of the digital economy in the region. We are confident that this strategic partnership will open new opportunities and will facilitate the rapid introduction of innovative technologies and services vital for the Nizhny Novgorod region directions», — said Kuzyaev.

Also during the international Digital Summit the government of Nizhny Novgorod region signed a cooperation agreement with JSC «Sberbank». The document envisages cooperation in the use in government and industry through technology and digital platforms.

Under the agreement, it is planned to develop system of search, support and development of start-UPS in the early stages, and prototyping of digital products and services for the government of the Nizhny Novgorod region and promotion of innovation cluster ecosystems among students and IT entrepreneurs.

Digital Summit is held in Nizhny Novgorod on September 19-21. The key theme of the summit – the digital technologies as the basis of the new economy and boosting the quality of life. At the summit, in particular, it is planned to discuss various issues related to «Smart region» national project «Digital economy of the Russian Federation».