Rospostavki Sputnik is working on its own email service, which users will be able to register email addresses in the domain sputnik.ru. The project cost is 60 million rubles. About this report “Izvestia” with reference to the press service of “Rostelecom”.
The website Sputnik.ru opened in may 2014 within the St. Petersburg international economic forum. Now it is a resource with search, news, maps, TV listings and other services.
“The postal service is in development, not yet in a final stage, — said the head of “Satellite” Maxim Khromov. Mail will be available to all comers. It is expected that the addresses will be in the domain sputnik.ru but it can be adjusted. We do not aim to produce a “killer” email Mail.Ru or Google Mail is useful for our users to login to some of our services. Solves the problem of supporting existing users.”
First mail “Satellite” will be a web version, including for mobile devices. Later there will be an app for smartphones.
“If you create a webmail from scratch, the quality of the product in 60 million roubles, can not be and speeches, — the Vice-President Mail.Ru Group Anna Artamonova. According to her, email is a complex technological tools, it is important not only basic functions, but also fault tolerance, security, a good anti-spam system, mobile applications, additional services — cloud, calendar and so on.”
“By the way, the audience is a key factor for mail, — says Vice-President Mail.Ru Group. — The market is divided between such services as Mail.Ru, Gmail and Yandex. To get the audience you need to offer something absolutely extraordinary”.
According to TNS, in November 2016 the number of Russian mail users Mail.Ru was 35.8 million from the “Yandex.Mail” — 25.2 million, Gmail — 10.9 million
Attendance Sputnik.ru Khromov chose not to comment. According to LiveInternet, the share of gosposhlina accounts for less than 1% of queries Runet.