The draft law on the regulation of online cinema, deposited into consideration in the State Duma deputy Andrei Lugovoi and Shamsailom Saraliev It caused sharp criticism of cellular operators.
“… It should be noted that since the first days of discussion the idea audiovideoservisov regulation in the proposed version of the broadcasters are not supported by all operators. The reason – the telecom operators saw the project as a direct or indirect risk to their business. In the modified MCS (Media and Communication Union) the text of the bill of the above risks is maintained “, – stated in the sent to the government a letter of one of the operators of which RNS resource, a source familiar with its contents
. According to a source in one of the “big Three” bill approval in the form of lead to the fact that the content of foreign online cinema will be placed abroad, rather than caching servers in Russia. The path to the content of the subscriber device becomes longer, resulting in a degradation of its download speeds. In addition, it will cause strain on the joints of the connection of Russian and foreign operators. To resolve the problem, it is necessary to increase the capacity of the network.
put forward to the discussion on the bill requires reduction of the share of foreign ownership of Russian online cinemas twenty percent. This rule applies to online cinema with daily visits during the month of more than 100 thousand Russian citizens (for regional services – more than 20 thousand people.)..