GLONASS JSC AND GROUP T1JSC JOIN GLONASS UNION
The Council of federal network operator GLONASS Union approved new members of the union – GLONASS JSC and Group T1 JSC on November 13. Being members of GLONASS Union they will participate in the development of navigational technologies application on the Russian and foreign markets.
"GLONASS Union successfully completed one of the most important projects, i.e. creation and implementation of the ERA-GLONASS system, the operator of which from 2016 is going to be GLONASS JSC. GLONASS Union and GLONASS JSC are going to cooperate for development of services on the basis of ERA-GLONASS infrastructure", - commented the President of GLONASS Union Aleksandr Gurko, "In its turn, entrance of Group T1 into GLONASS Union allows to expand authorities of the partnership in the sphere of end-product creation on the basis of satellite navigation for customer and enterprise markets. The company was created for implementation of M2M technologies, telematic and telecommunication solutions in Russia".
"It is very important for us to comply with continuity, particularly in order to preserve the basic workforce capacity and design competences concentrated in GLONASS Union. In this regard, an agreement was reached to form the core of GLONASS JSC team on the basis of competences, presented as a part of GLONASS Union.
GLONASS Union team was engaged in creation and implementation of ERA-GLONASS State Automated Information System, as well as in a range of projects for federal and regional government bodies of Russia and other countries. The experience gained by the Union was summarized and transformed into competences in the sphere of creation and implementation of navigation-and- information systems in motor vehicles; inspections regarding development and implementation of consumptive navigational technologies; legislative environment, and regulatory-and-engineering provisions. In the future GLONASS JSC involves engagement and training of competent young professionals in cooperation with leading universities of the countries", said Andrey Nedosekov, executive director of GLONASS JSC.
"We think it is extremely important to work for creation and development of commodity-based services on the basis of ERA-GLONASS State Automated Information System. We are grateful to federal network operator GLONASS Union for trust. We are confident that with the help of our experience and expert evaluation we can together develop navigational services in demand", - mentioned Aleksandr Kukanov, executive director of Group T1 JSC.