About the event

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!


COMNEWS would like to invite you and your colleagues to take part in a major annual forum, dedicated to telecommunication transport networks in Russia and CIS in 12th International Conference “Transport Networks Russia & CIS: Transport Telecommunication Networks Development in Russia and CIS”.

Date and venue: April 21-22, 2021, Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya Hotel (15 Lesnaya Str., Moscow, Russia)

We are concerned with your health and safety, so in 2021 the conference envisages online participation. Live streaming for listeners will be enabled on the website of the forum, while speakers will be able to connect to the speaker panel.


Transport Networks Russia & CIS 2021 is:

  • Over 400 participants
  • Over 50 speakers – operators, regulators and suppliers of equipment and services
  • Over 20 exponents
  • Over 40 media partners
  • Endorsed by leading industry associations and market unions


Key topics of Transport Networks Russia & CIS 2021:

  • Global market of backbone transport networks: new policies and outlook
  • Competitive advantages on the international market of traffic transit
  • New business models for Europe – Asia transit market
  • New cable routes Europe - Asia (TEA NEXT, Arctic Connect and Northern Lights)
  • Governmental initiatives on the operator market
  • Amendments to the law on “Runet sovereignty”, “Elimination of digital inequality in Russia”, and imports substitution
  • Backbone networks from IT giants (Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook)
  • Solutions for upgrading backbone transport networks
  • Transport network architecture in the age of 5G and cloud technologies
  • Optic fiber lines and networks as a foundation of IT infrastructure
  • New solutions for optic fiber lines with channel capacity up to 400 Gbps (400G) and above
  • Domestic solutions for data center engineering infrastructure
  • Trends in data center market: decentralization, EDGE solutions (micro data centers), server colocation in DC
  • Digital Arctic: Building a network of data centers in Karelia
  • Content and CDN networks in Russian IX
  • IX modernization to adapt them to new traffic volumes and types


These and other questions will be discussed at Transport Networks Russia & CIS, which has become in the past 10 years the main meeting place for regulators and leaders of the operator market, where visionaries of the ICT industry have an opportunity to showcase and advocate innovations, moving the industry forward.


5 reasons to attend Transport Networks Russia& CIS 2021:

  • The only professional event for backbone market players in Russia and CIS.
  • Focus on topical issues of the transit networks’ market.
  • Practical aspects of doing business in Russia, CIS and around the world
  • Presentation of state-of-the-art solutions and technologies in transit networks construction, integration and virtualization.
  • Excellent opportunities for networking and backroom meetings.


Conference audience: operators of backbone transport networks, mobile and fixed service providers, corporate and ministerial network operators, research and development organizations, manufacturers of infrastructure equipment, system integrators, market consultants and analysts, investment companies, telecom and broadcasting industry regulators, business and industry media.

Post-release with an overview of TransNet Russia 2020 is available here.


At the end of the second day of the conference, on April 22, our partners hold their traditional event - the Beering Telecom private party. Beering Telecom is a party of experienced signalmen! This is a place for top managers of the communication market to communicate with each other.

Our partners invite the participants of the TransNet conference to continue their communication in a more informal atmosphere, at m. “Pr. Mira ", Olympic prospect 18/1 (Pauliner Moscow Olympic restaurant).

Cost: participation is FREE for directors and owners of telecom operators. No more than two people from one company can participate free of charge. The rest of the participants are at the discretion of the organizers.

Pre-registration required!

Read more: https://beering.ru/22_04_2021 or phone: +7 812 670-00-02, e-mail: beering@comfortel.pro


Become part of the central event of the year for the Russian market of transport networks!


Sincerely yours, Organizing Committee

Tel.: + 7 (495) 933 54 83

Email: conf@comnews.ru


To find out about speaker opportunities, please contact Anna Kochura: ak@comnews.ru, mob. +7 985 337-9773

For sponsorship participation, please contact Irina Glukhova: irina@comnews.ru, mob. +7 926 212-9503

For delegate participation, please contact Olga Dolenko od@comnews.ru, mob. +7 916 337-3785