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E-Commerce: E-Tickets go B2B
An increasing number of people are buying tickets to all events via the Internet. Today it is, mainly, concerts, shows and other entertainment events tickets. But one of the notable trends of the electronic tickets market is turning to the b2b-sector.    ...
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6 August 2014
Seize the opportunity!
Tariffs and tariff options with the possibility to split the internet traffic between several subscriber units started to appear in the market in mid 2012. The emergence of such tariffs always denotes the certain stage of the mobile market development.  ...
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6 August 2014
TransTeleCom is “eyeing the price” for LTE
Russian operator TTC (“TransTeleCom”) is considering the possibility of participation in the auction of the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (SCRF) for the right to use 2.5-2.6 GHz RF band split.  ...
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6 August 2014
Crimean authorities turn off MTS Ukraine services in Simferopol
"MTS-Ukraine", the Ukrainian MTS’s subsidiary, ceased its operation in Simferopol due to the "reasons beyond its control". Yesterday, the Ministry of Communications has promised to hold frequencies auctions for Russian operators in the Crimea. It’s possible that they have meant re-forming the frequency resources which formerly “belonged” to Ukrainian companies.  ...
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6 August 2014
Russian market is getting cooler towards TV set top boxes
Last year’s Russian set top box (STB) market volume constituted 4.8 million units denoting 6% reduce YOY because a number of influential factors such as recently announced delay of the second multiplex launch from 2015 to 2019.    ...
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6 August 2014
FUTUBANK LAUNCHED SERVICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF CARD PAYMENTS FOR SITES AND APPS
Futubank announced about launch of processing platform – acceptance of banking cards on sites and mobile apps. Service’s developers marked the following peculiarities: customer oriented approach and high security of data processing of transactions.  ...
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6 August 2014
FIRST DOMESTIC PC ON ANDROID
Group of companies TONK launched first PC produced in Russia based on Android 4.2.2 Embedded – thin client Т1000А.  Key peculiarity of the device – implemented in OS virtualization clients for work with MS RDP, Citrix and Vmware.  TONK is suggesting to use Т1000А as full scale working place. The cost of new device is only 3990 RUB. Users can work on Android and use all advant...
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6 August 2014
MAP OF DEALS - RUSSIAN INTERNET SEGMENT
Map of deals in Russian internet segment 2012-1H2014 is based on international database of venture industry CB Insight and includes deals with Russian internet companies with over 150 thousand USD during 1 January 2012 – 30 June 2014.    ...
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6 August 2014
NEW FEDERAL CELLULAR OPERATOR
Tele2 (alternative cellular operator) and Rostelecom (national communication operator) announced about the closure of 2nd deal stage – integration of mobile assets and creation of new legal federal cellular operator.  ...
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6 August 2014
SALES OF APPLE TV TUNERS ARE FALLING DOWN
The demand on TV tuners Apple is decreasing due to the activity of competitors Amazon and Google on OTT-services market.  ...
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6 August 2014
COMPARISON OF GLOBAL AND RUSSIAN OTT-VIDEOSERVICE MARKETS
J’son & Partners Consulting presented short results of the research of global OTT-videoservice market, comparison of key market indicators in Russia and in the world, 2011-2017. ...
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6 August 2014
THERE WILL BE MORE ADVERTISING ON GADGETS
Share of mobile advertising will make a serious growth in the coming next years.  ...
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5 August 2014
CENTRAL BANK CONSIDERS SALARY PAYMENTS ONLY TO BANK CARDS IS NOT VERY EFFECTIVE.
Russian Central Bank considers that salary payments only via cards are not effective enough due to the low development of infrastructure in remote regions. It was announced in PR service of the regulator.  ...
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5 August 2014
PROTOTYPE OF MOBILE BANK SBERBANK WAS BUILT BASED ON GOOGLE GLASS PLATFORM
Mobile bank solution Google Glass was developed by department of technological researches Sberbank together with developers from IT Sector Company and Scientific – technical IBM center.  ...
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5 August 2014
OSNOVA TELECOM CREATED LTE NETWORK FOR TANK BIATHLON
Osnova Telecom constructed LTE network on the territory of tank special polygon in Alabino (Moscow region), where opened World Championship of tank biathlon was held. In terms of the event, was also held an exhibition Day of innovations Ministry of Defense. There, Osnova Telecom has presented different solutions for army with the use of LTE network.  ...
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5 August 2014
OPERATOR MTS UKRAINE STOPPED PROVISION OF SERVICES FOR SUBSCRIBERS IN SEVERAL CITIES IN CRIMEA
On Tuesday, MTS Ukraine has stopped the provision of services for subscribers in Crimea, was announced by Itar Tass, from the words of vice-premier of the Republic Dmitry Polinsky.  ...
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5 August 2014
LTE WILL RISE DUE "Б"-BRANDS
North-West MTS subsidiary announced about increasing popularity of gadgets supporting LTE. Number of sold LTE smartphones in 2Q2014 increased fourfold.  ...
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5 August 2014
BEELINE LAUNCHED LTE-ADVANCED
Cellular operator Beeline has combined two bands in commercial network LTE: Band 7 (2,6 GHz) and Band 20 (800 MHz): due to the aggregation of carriers, throughput line (available for subscriber) will expand till 15 MHz that is theoretically should provide 1,5 times speed increase vs use of 10 Mhz frequency and 1 carrier.  ...
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5 August 2014
A new geo-location centre is opened in Dubna
A new center for geographical location and aerospace monitoring opened up in the city of Dubna in the superb of Moscow....
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5 August 2014
We don’t need a class control… In paper form.
Moscow City Department for Information Technology and Education announced the launch of the second stage of the “New Technologies School” project. In the new project’s frames many Moscow schools will obtain government support for new technologies implementation....
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5 August 2014
The state-owned search engin gets a “GO”
“Sputnik” (“Satellite”), a Russian government-owned search engin, may come to a great demand, the experts say....
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5 August 2014
“New-Ton” becomes exclusive Wi-Fi advertising operator in public transport
“New-Ton” advertising agency has become an exclusive reseller for advertising sites in “Wi-Fi@FREE” network....
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5 August 2014
“Yandex” tied up plastic cards to smartphones
“Yandex”, a Russian search-engine-based corporation, started sales of plastic card readers for smartphones in the end of April 2014. It allows smartphone owners turn their devices into payment terminals for online plastic card payments using “SmartFin” online payment system. A “Yandex” spokesman has reported that both business and private users can buy s reader ...
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5 August 2014
Pay TV went up by 2 percent.
According to TelecomDaily report, Russia’s pay TV subscriber base has reached 35 million users in Q1, 2014 showing quarterly growth rate of 2% compare to Q4, 2013.  ...
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5 August 2014
SERVIONICA (GROUP OF COMPANIES I-TECO) BECAME ONE OF THE FIRST RUSSIAN PARTICIPANT OF NEW HP CLOUD AGILE PROGRAM
Servionica is a first Russian company (from the leaders of Russian IT market) that joined partnership program Hewlett Packard – Cloud Agile, that is aimed at development and promotion of IaaS solutions for private and hybrid cloud based on HP....
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5 August 2014
Domain .BY came to Russia
National Belarusian domain .BY for a long time was the most closed among post soviet countries. Webnames.ru became first Russian company that provides its clients the registration in .BY. It became available thanks to cooperation with hoster.by – technical administrator of Belarusian domain zone....
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5 August 2014
GEMAKOR HAS RECEIVED 60 MLN. GRANT FROM SKOLKOVO
Gemakor developed device for analysis of blood coagulation. The company received 60 mln.grant from Skolkovo Fund. The funds will be spent on development and clinical trials of Blood Clot Dynamics – 4D technology that can identify the risk of blood-clotting and internal bleeding in minutes.  ...
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4 August 2014
CRIMEA IS RISKING BY CELLULAR COMMUNICATION
Networks of Ukrainian cellular operators could be cancelled. It will happened by Ukrainian side's initiative, also because equipment and base stations are stop working: local partners do not accept grivna for payments of electricity and lease.  ...
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4 August 2014
HOW TO LEND MONEY FROM A NEIGHBOR VIA INTERNET
New type of lending is developing in Russia – Internet users are lending money to each other on special resources in runet – special box office. New project p2p lending is now functioning -  Fingooroo. This is an internet service where not banks and special financial institutions but individuals are providing loans.  ...
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4 August 2014
B2B IS NOT ENOUGH
Last week MGTS announced the increase in number of companies in the segment of small and medium business that connected the broadband access to internet service – increase of B2B subscribers in 2014 - 36%. During the year, number of business users doubled.  ...
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4 August 2014
THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION SUGGESTS TO PROVIDE FEDERAL AUTHORITIES WITH OPPORTUNITY TO CONNECT TO ROSTELECOM’S NETWORK WITHOUT ANY TENDERS
Large Russian operators are against this and have already prepared a report about development of data transfer services for authorities. Such information was provided by representatives of several operators’ to Vedomosti. According to their words, The Ministry is offering to provide federal authorities to choose: continue to choose communication services provider by tender or to become Roste...
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4 August 2014
OVERVIEW (28 JULY – 3 AUGUST): DAILYCOMM PORTAL PUBLISHED SHORT RESULTS OF THE WEEK IN THE SPHERE OF IT, TELECOM AND ELECTRONICS.
Among news: State Duma has discussed the transition of government companies from foreign to domestic software. In particular, criteria for Russian produced software have been discussed.   ...
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4 August 2014
The Ministry of Communication and the Ministry of Education challenged “black cash” in show-business
Government e-payments operator has started sales without commissions. Ministries announced start of the implementation of one informational accounting system for e-tickets sales in Tatarstan. The system will allow all box offices of theaters and museum together with official distributors to sell tickets on common terms all around the Republic of Tatarstan. The project is planned to be implemented ...
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4 August 2014
 Vi will show advertising on Tvigle.ru
The partnership with Tvigle Media will expand the coverage of video network seller for 25%. Seller of media internet advertising IMHO Vi (part of Vi group) will sell advertising on Tvigle.ru platform (Tvigle Media) – was announced in Vi’s press release. Starting 1st August, video service became part of IMHO Vi video network that includes over 30 web-sites with legal professional v...
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4 August 2014
Mobile advertising market will grow for 49%
Mobile advertising market will grow yearly for 49% in the coming 3 years. 35% of total advertising budgets will be in this segment. Such conclusions were made by marketing agency ZenithOptimedia that is specializing on the increase of economic effectiveness of advertising companies.  ...
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4 August 2014
Pre-filter of Internet in Russia
Security Internet League provided technical description why it is important to implement pre-filter in Russian internet. Deputy CEO Denis Davidov said that League’s specialists made a proper analysis of pre-filter idea for internet in Russia and prepared technical description for its implementation....
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4 August 2014
SERVICE REMOTO IS TRANSFORMING SMARTPHONE INTO REMOTE CONTROL FOR THE CAR
Russian company Bright Box has launched service of distance car management that is based on cloud platform Microsoft Azure. To manage the transport vehicle is now possible via the smartphone. There are a lot of opportunities for users: from simple distance turn on/off function till the location of the car and its technical state.  ...
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1 August 2014
RUSSIAN ADVERTISING MARKET SHOWED THE WORST RESULT FOR THE LAST 4 YEARS
Costs on advertising increased for 1H2014 only for 6% till 164-165 bln.RUB. This is the worst indicator for the last 4 years. Last year it was 12%, in 2012 - 13%, in 2011 – 28%....
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1 August 2014
YOTA HAS SAVED MEGAFON FROM STAGNATION
Megafon published financial report for 1H2014, first among BIG 3 operators. Subscribers’ base increased in the company only because of connection of Yota users.  ...
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1 August 2014
BEELINE HAS UPDATED BUSINESS TARIFFS
Vimpelcom updated tariffs for corporate users by replacing fast changing options by 5 special package offers. There is a special tariff line All for Business – for those who prefer only mobile data transfer and Forsazh – for mobile Internet.  ...
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1 August 2014
Credit cards: slowing growth rates in 2Q2014
According to Group Holding PLC (TCS LI) research, based on data of Bank of Russia, market of credit cards increased in 2Q2014 for 4,4% till 1,086 trln.RUB as of 1st July 2014 (growth in 2Q213 was 11,5%)....
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1 August 2014
Budgeted Alcatel with 4G has started sales in Megafon retail network
Alcatel launched sales of new smartphone OnneTouch Pop S7 in Russia, this device is being promoted as one of the cheapest smartphones that support LTE. The model can be purchased in retail Megafon store that is actively working with Alcatel and in the future in other retail shops. Smartphone has 5 inches screen, camera – 5 MP, opportunity to record video in Full HD format; NFC and Wi-Di are ...
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1 August 2014
E-books are coming to schools
Starting 1st January 2014, all school books in Russia will have to have e-version....
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31 July 2014
Asus: only for Megafon
Asus agreed only with Megafon on sales of budgeted Dual SIM cards smartphones Zenfone. Other BIG 3 operators and Tele2 are not yet considered opportunities for distribution of this vendor.  ...
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31 July 2014
Cars with Megafon’s SIM cards spend 40% less fuel
Corporate clients of Megafon in Ural region have started to purchase SIM cards for data transfer between cars more actively....
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31 July 2014
New service will connect investors and entrepreneurs
RBC together with Rusbase launched online instrument Rusbase.Pipeline – provides effective cooperation of investors and entrepreneurs. Exchange will open access to innovational projects for investors and will help start ups to identify the “hot” topics for investors....
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31 July 2014
Russian start-ups are very romantic
Venture market in Russia is still “green” – Russian start uppers are very romantic and have too many social ideas....
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31 July 2014
3D LASER PROJECTOR FOR STREET ADVERTISING WAS CREATED IN RUSSIA
3D laser projector can project picture from computer on any vertical surface, such as wall or forest behind the lake. The development cost $2,5 mln....
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31 July 2014
Mobile Internet is still “additional”
Results of survey, conducted by J’son & Partners Consulting in July 2014 showed that currently Russian internet audience – 87% have at least once tried wireless access to internet, 8% of Russian population use wireless internet access more often than fixed access and 4% use only wireless access....
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31 July 2014
Experts: Only each third holder of cellular phone is actively using access to Internet
There are around 90 mln.active users of mobile data transfer services in Russia. Such data was provided in the research made by J’son&Partners Consulting.  ...
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31 July 2014