Today, at the official ceremony held in the framework of InfoCom-2005, Rostelecom was presented with the certificate of conformity of its Quality Management System (QMS) to the requirements of ???? ? ??? 9001-2001 (ISO 9001:2000).
Irina Zhdankina, Head of SVYAZ-SERTIFICAT Quality Systems Certification Body, while giving the Certificate to Rostelecom’s General Director Dmitry Yerokhin, said: “For me, it is a real pleasure to present such a certificate to Rostelecom. Quality Management Systems certification is aimed at focusing a company on its customers’ needs and from now on, all Rostelecom’s clients are ensured that they are offered services of high quality and reliability.”
According to Dmitry Yerokhin: “At the moment, we are enhancing the efficiency of business processes on all management levels and QMS implementation is part and parcel of this general strategy. Our further step – certification of every Company’s service to comply with the requirements of quality standards, because I am confident: it is providing all our customers with the services of high quality that is one of Rostelecom’s main competitive advantages.”
After the certificate-giving ceremony, at Rostelecom’s booth a briefing for press was held.
Rostelecom (www.rt.ru/en) is Russia’s national long-distance telecommunications operator. The Company owns and operates a nationwide trunk network of 200,000 km in length, enabling the provision of telecommunications services in every region of the Russian Federation. Rostelecom ensures the bulk of long-distance and international traffic transmission as well as the operation of land TV and radio broadcasting channels. The Company’s majority shareholder is Svyazinvest, with 50,67% of ordinary (voting) shares.