Rostelecom, Russia’s state telecommunications operator has invested 130 million rubles (€1.9 million euros) in Rdp.ru in exchange for 15% of the company. The investment was made through Rostelecom's venture capital fund, CommIT Capital.
Rdp.ru develops network solutions for telecoms operators and corporate clients. The company's portfolio includes its CG-NAT, URL-filtering service, BRAS gateway, DPI, as well as Russia's first universal high-performance IP/MPLS router EcoRouter. Rostelecom actively uses the company’s EcoNAT product (CG-NAT) in its networks.
As a result of this deal, Rostelecom will be involved in shaping the technology policy and strategy for RDP.RU to improve its products and expand its business.
Read more: Rostelecom.ru (Press release)