Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) is the leading Russian mobile and fixed operator with 77 M mobile subs and 2.4 М Internet subs. We are pleased to present our vision for topic “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet” and to provide inputs to the open consultation on this important subject.
As one of the biggest Russian ISP with millions of mobile and fixed internet users MTS supports development of internet connectivity, however, we believe that our today efforts should not limited by physical connectivity. The key issue is the possibility to provide a comfortable, reliable and secure use of the Internet and we want to share our corporate experience for the activity in our review. But not all problems can be fixed on national level by only business players. Therefore, we expect new ITU initiatives aiming to establish protect of Internet users and Internet-service users, and solve organizational and legal challenges associated with the lack of harmonized position between participants of the international interchange of information on application of uniform standards for information security, caused by the difference in national laws.