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The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review 2020

Russia

08 February 2021

About the 2020 Review

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review issued by Law Business Research Ltd occupies a unique space in the literature on TMT issues, aiming to provide a practical, business-focused survey of law and policy in this arena. The scope of this Review is global, covering 20 jurisdictions, including Russia.

The Russia Chapter in The Technology, Media and Telecommunication Review 2020

The TMT sector in Russia is heavily regulated, and is to a very large extent driven by political and lobbying efforts. Such unpredictability also contributes to the sometimes-controversial evolution of the regulatory landscape.

Thus, on the one hand, the governmental authorities are working on reforming the TMT sector in Russia and introducing a set of new principles that could have a significant impact on all sectors of the communications market (including by way of simplification of the licensing regime, efficient allocation of frequencies, development of communication infrastructure and universal access to telecommunications services).

On the other hand, taking into account the current political context in Russia, recent trends in the TMT market in Russia are mainly focused around increasing legislative pressure on market players, restricting foreign investment and strengthening state control over operators, media companies and customers.

Please read the full article published by The Law Reviews in February 2021.


The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review is a part of The Law Reviews project by Law Business Research that provides business-focused legal analysis and insight in the most significant jurisdictions worldwide.

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The Russia Chapter in The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review 2020
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Authors

Portrait of Maxim Boulba
Maxim Boulba
Partner
Moscow
Portrait of Elena Andrianova
Elena Andrianova