Ostankino Television Tower
"Moscow Regional Center" - Branch Of RTRN ("MRC")
Federal State Unitary Enterprise
"Moscow Regional Center" - Branch Of RTRN ("MRC") in Ostankino, Moscow, is a varied and versatile telecommunications enterprise, utilizing efficient modern technology. MRC makes modern broadcasting in Moscow a reality by operating:
MRC's experts operate and maintain city cable TV networks, as well as a wide range of other modes of municipal communication..
MRC operates under the following licences :
The total height of the Ostankino Tower is 540 meters. Currently, it is the highest freestanding building in Europe and Asia. At one time, the Ostankino TV Tower was the highest construction in the world, a distinction it held for almost 10 years. When one takes into account its public solemnity and striking design, its functional and technical importance in providing Moscow with high-quality radio & TV communication, one can say without hesitation that the Ostankino Tower has no equal in the world.
This grandiose construction has 45 levels, tens of ring decks and balconies, more than 70 000 cubical meters of the total effective volume of space located inside the lower conical basis, ferro-concrete trunk and high-altitude rigging used for equipment and other needs. The effective area of all facilities exceeds 15 000 square meters.
For the further details go to "History of Foundation of MRC. Past ,Present, Future." or refer to the book "The Highest Television Tower in Europe".