Gars Telecom enters the corporate market with the video communications service that is the new generation telecommunication service uniting the best from telephony and videoconferencing.

Video communication is the opportunity to talk and see the one, two or more users at the same time. Service in fact changes over videoconferencing from special events that take up a lot of time to the standard business function such as teleconferences or telephone call.

“Telephony and videoconferencing as two different technological products successfully and for a long time have been presented among telecom-companies services for corporate clients. However, logical uniting in one device features of telephone and video camera has not committed revolution in business communications, — stated Ruslan Aliev, Gars Telecom Development Director. — At the same time it is hard do not take into consideration those opportunities that video communications have and those profits that it brings to company economy”.

To implement such service additional equipment is not required except videophone with the big LCD. Service can be used successfully on the working place where PC is not prescribed and in offices with minimal access rate.

“Videophony advantages we perceived at testing period, — tells Marat Babayan, Exmo Business Administration Director. — Firstly we should talk about working time-saving when concept ‘meeting’ undergoes transformation because it is not necessary to waste time for trip to the company office where it is allocated. And every day meetings it is possible to carry out right from own working place”.

“Among evident advantages from video communications using are charges reducing due to refusing or partly refusing of expensive videoconferencing systems, — tells Ruslan Aliev, — optimization due to business trips quantity reducing, efficiency due to right tactic solutions and finally personnel efficiency due to the time-saving and video monitoring opportunities from the headquarters side”.

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Gars Telecom profile: telecommunication management, integration projects realization and telecommunication services rendering. Company is oriented to cooperate with big-sized corporate clients and telecom-carriers. Along with tradition telecom-services company renders services in telecom-consulting, outsourcing of the communication services and telecom-infrastructure, and also telecom-budget management.

Company exclusively realizes in Russia specialized telecom-solutions for commercial real estate market that fit international BLEC standard (Building Local Exchange Carrier), and develop telecom-consulting practice in Russian development market. In February, 2007 the total amount of the serviced area overpassed 1 000 000 squire meters.

Since 2003 Gars Telecom has become the only Russian Virtual Mobile Network Operator for corporate sector. The host provider is Megafon.

Among key corporate customers are TNK-BP, RussNeft, Alliance Oil Company, Ehrmann, JVC, GoodYear, Ideal Standard, Kalinka-Stockmann, MosFilm, TeliaSonera, Interros, IG “Eurasia”, FIAT, Schneider Electric, Eksmo and over 60 business centers.