ArmInfo. Rostelecom (Armenia) and Russian Economic University after Plekhanov, Yerevan branch have signed a memorandum on cooperation. Director of Yerevan branch of Russian Economic University after Plekhanov Sedrak Vardanyan and CEO of Rostelecom (Armenia) Hayk Faramazyan signed the document during a round table on March 2.
The goal of the memorandum is to ensure that the students of the university will use their theoretical knowledge in practice and gain practical skills via professional work. The initial term of the memorandum is one year with possible prolongation for another 1 year.
To note, OJSC Rostelecom (www.rostelecom.ru) is one of the biggest national telecommunications companies in Russia and Europe, with a presence in every segment of the telecommunications services market and coverage of more than 34 million households in Russia. The Company holds a leading position on the Russian broadband and pay TV markets, with over 11 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and more than 7.8 million pay TV customers. Starting from December 18, 2012 GNC-ALFA CJSC provides telecommunication services in RA under the brand of "Rostelecom" as a subsidiary company.
To recall, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE) is one of the ;largest economic universities in Russia. It consistently ranked as one of Top 5 Russian Business Schools, Top 10 Moscow Universities and is also included in the 2014 ranking of Top 100 BRICS Universities (per 2014 QS World University Rankings).