In 2009 MegaFon and Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee signed an agreement, which secured MegaFon as the General partner of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi and the official mobile partner of the Games. From 2010 to 2016 MegaFon is a General partner of the Russian Olympic team.
For the first time the telecommunication network is built from scratch. The mobile coverage will be secured with 680 base stations of 2G/3G technology and 270 base stations of 4G technology (for the first time in the history of the Games). There will be no data transmission restriction in Sochi, which will lets MegaFon to demonstrate its capabilities of the high speed Internet of 50 Mbps.
Furthermore, MegaFon is using its unrivalled products and services to make the Winter Games the most innovative, and is responsible for the Sochi’s comfort and security.
During the Games MegaFon inspires its clients to “Create their own history”. This motto underlines the role of the company at the Olympics. Everyone will be able to share their emotions and impressions, photos and videos, catch up with friends while watching the competitions.