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The Russian startup Makstelcom developed the first Russian-made device to install fiber-optic cable. Its mass production will be launched at «VOMZ» JSC (Vologda Optical Mechanical Zavod)

02.12.2015

The Russian startup Makstelcom developed the first Russian-made device to install fiber-optic cable. Its mass production will be launched at "VOMZ" JSC (Vologda Optical Mechanical Zavod)

MaksTelKom company, the resident of "Skolkovo" foundation, the portfolio company of the fund "Civilian Technologies of the Military-Industrial Complex», engaging RVC capital, the developer of the first home product for installing fiber-optic networks, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Vologda Optical and Mechanical Plant ( JSC VOMZ ) , one of the largest Russian enterprises of optical instrument .

The mass production of the devices will be in progress until the end of 2016. In the first year JSC VOMZ is capable of producing up to 15,000 units of AFS — 10 (cladding alignment). The devices for backbone networks (fibre core alignment) are planned for production in 2017.

The first devices will be available in Q4 2016. MasTelCom device has piqued the interest of the leading Russian companies: Rostelecom, MGTS, ER-Telecom, Voentelekom, Transneft, Gazprom and others

As import-substituting product, the device will be manufactured in Russia. This factor proves critical for a great number of strategic communication enterprises, working under the contracts of military and special arrangements.

"MaksTelKom products sparked the interest of more than 50 companies, based in Russia, China, India, Australia, Canada, the UK, Germany, Indonesia and other countries. There is an interest in purchasing 1500 gadgets In the near future we, together with JSC VOMZ, are going to expand the range of products for purposes of fibre-optic industry, " said Eugene Dumalkin, MaksTelKom General Director.

"By assimilating MaksTelCom know-how JSC VOMZ will significantly enhance the production of civil products and open new markets for the company," said Vasily Morozov, CEO of JSC VOMZ .

"MaksTelKom together with VOMZ are bringing to market an innovative apparatus, which is robust, easy to use, easy to maintain and 30-50% cheaper than its foreign counterparts ," — said Maxim Gladilov, the company's founder and chief technology officer.



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About MaksTelCom

The Company was founded in 2010. Specialized in developing high-tech equipment in the telecommunications industry. The resident of Skolkovo Foundation and Moscow State University Science Park, as well as the portfolio company of the fund "Civilian Technologies of the Military-Industrial Complex», engaging RVC capital,

About JSC VOMZ

«VOMZ» JSC is a diversified engineering company, specialized in producing complex optical-electronic, thermal imaging products, optoelectronic devices for medical and civil purposes. The company has been operating since 1971. A product supplier to 21 countries, including Belarus, Sweden, Australia, Italy , Cyprus, India , Germany and others.

About MIC Civil Technology Fund

Military and Industrial Complex Civil Technology LLC was established on February 21, 2013 under the Key Principles of the Corporate Strategy of OJSC «RVC» and the Strategy of OJSC «Ramenskoye Design Company». The Fund's members are RVC OJSC (50%), RPKB OJSC (10%), and Foundation for Promotion of Science, Innovation, and Technology (40%). Management Company — RVC Seed Fund LLC. The specialized fund MIC Civil Technology is an investment tool to bring MIC technology and projects to massive Russian and international markets.

For further information, please contact:

OJSC «RVC» Public Relation Department
tel: (495) 777-0104,
e-mail: pr@rusventure.ru

MaksTelCom Press Office
tel: +7 (909) 944-1144,
e-mail: dumalkin@maxtelcom.ru

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