All villages of the Kaliningrad region with a population of 250 to 500 people got access to the Internet under the federal project “Eliminating the Digital Inequality”, RIA News reports.
According to the project, the company provides small towns with free wireless Internet access at a speed of at least 10 Mbps. It is possible to connect to the network within a radius of 100 meters from the access point. Free access points were set in 127 villages of the region with a population of 250 to 500 people.
Rostelecom company experts have already laid more than 700 kilometres of fibre-optic communication lines. As part of the program, they organize Internet access points in 13.6 thousand small towns in Russia, for which it is planned to lay more than 200 thousand kilometres of fibre-optic communication lines.