Moscow, August 18, 2015. — Draft Federal law “On introducing amendments to the Federal law ‘On communications’ concerning operating of the State Automated Information System ERA-GLONASS” was prepared by Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications and published on the official portal of draft legal acts.
Draft law establishes transmission of data on road accidents and other accidents on highways via emergency service ERA-GLONASS that will be fixed in the car.
According to the draft law telecom operator can’t refrain from concluding an agreement with ERA-GLONASS on connection of telecom networks in order to ensure operating of ERA-GLONASS. However, there are some exceptions. Particularly, contradiction with the license of telecom operator or legal requirements in telecom sphere. Expenditures of telecom operators on calls to the single emergency services number, except expenditures on connecting of emergency services networks to general communications network are not covered.
It will be impossible to transfer mobile numbers with the code “941” delivered for operating in ERA-GLONASS to networks of other telecom operators.
State Automated Information System ERA-GLONASS was created by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for preserving life and health of people, harmed in road accidents and other emergency cases in 2013. ERA-GLONASS was placed in permanent operation on January 1, 2015.