Spending of mobile operators on the implementation of “Spring package” will not exceed three billion rubles. About it the newspaper “Izvestia” said the co-author of the anti-terrorism amendments, the head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov.
The Senator denied the allegations of the experts that the implementation of the law will cost trillions of rubles, which will entail growth of tariffs for cellular services.
“In the Moscow region, according to specialists, responsible in the government for this law, expenditure on law enforcement amounted to 287 million rubles is accounted for 11% of the total service population (if 100% to take all the traffic provided by all operators of services from voice communications to the Internet and other things), if you increase it ten times, it would be about three billion dollars a year,” — said co-author of “law of Spring” Victor Ozerov.
The Senator stressed that the implementation of the law is “strict accordance with his regulations and orders of the President of the Russian Federation”. “Enough to frighten the people the law Ozerov Spring, take the calculations, go to the government to prove” – he turned to the cellular operators.
Anti-terrorism package of laws was developed by Deputy Irina Yarovaya, together with Viktor Ozerov, was passed by the Parliament on June 24. In early July the document was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Under the new rules, Telecom operators and Internet companies must store information about calls and SMS messages to users to provide them on request of the security services.
Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that the enforcement of the “law of Spring” will cost operators in the 10 trillion rubles. In particular, the “big three” (MTS, “MegaFon” and “VimpelCom”, which owns the brand “Beeline”) and Tele2 will need to 40.6 million hard disks with capacity of 10 terabytes and 30.5 million SSD-drives with a capacity of 1.6 terabytes and 565 thousand switches, routers, firewalls and other equipment.