Russian telecom operator Rostelecom expanded its fiber optic network in the Kurgan region. Rostelecom covered 3,000 additional households in 29 apartment houses with the GPON network there in the first quarter of 2015. Also, the operator has upgraded its central office in the city of Tobolsk in the Tyumen region. Around 460 houses have started to use digital telephone services utilizing the network. Subscribers can now access broadband and IPTV services. Broadband speeds are offered up to 100 megabits per second.