The National operating system will appear in 2011

The first version of the Russian national operating system may appear as early as 2011, said today Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Communications Ilya Massuh. Creating such a system from scratch is hardly possible, therefore, her first version will be 90% based on free software Linux. Draft National OS - a part of a major program “Information Society 2011-2020 years.” That the government must approve in September. The budget for this program - 100 billion rubles.

100 billion rubles. on the Information Society

Government Commission on the development of infocomm technologies approved a draft long-term program “Information Society 2011-2020 years.” Sobschil now deputy Minkomsvyazi Ilya Massuh. According to him, the draft of the program may be approved by the Government of Russia in September 2010 the volume of self-financing “information society” - no more than 10 billion rubles. per year, ie for 10 years - about 100 billion rubles. However, this program will be coordinated by the use of budget funds programs related subjects - informatization of health and education, the development of digital broadcasting, the development of telecommunication infrastructure, etc.

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