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"Osnova" is demonstrating its commitment to VoLTE (VoLTE: Voice Over LTE)
"Osnova Telecom" has received a batch in a 999 non-geographic telephone DEF-code numbering space for the voice services provisioning. In particular, the operator is planning to start providing Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services, - "Osnova Telecom’s” press bureau reported on Tuesday.  ...
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27 August 2014
Payment for the contact
MTS has introduced a paid service for instant operator’s call-center connection for subscribers from Tula, Murmansk, Penza, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District and Chuvashia, said the representative of the operator Dmitry Solodovnikov – using this service, the caller will be able to get hold of an operator immediately.    ...
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26 August 2014
Mobile subscriber base growth rate in Russia is the second in the world after China
According to Ericsson analytical report, the number of cellular subscribers in Russia increased by 5M during the second quarter of 2014.  ...
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26 August 2014
The TsJK chairman called for swapping iPhones by local-made smartphones
The head of the Central voting commission, Vladimir Churov, suggests that all the iPhones as well as other foreign-made smartphones should be swapped to local-made devises. During his speech at Seliger forum Churov said that TSJk’s officials have to w=use local-made devices while at service....
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25 August 2014
J'son & Partners Consulting: the "Big Three" self-service services research
Currently, the Russian cellular market growth is not highly significant, and competitive of mobile operators is shifted to retaining subscribers and increase their loyalty. Improving services, simplifying management for local cellular services from a mobile phone are the logical waysin this direction. In this regard, J'son & Partners Consulting experts comprehensively studied the self-service ...
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25 August 2014
OPERATOR 999 LAUNCHED RUSSIAN MARKET / FONTANKA.RU
Yota has started to sell SIM cards in St.Petersburg and other 5 Russian cities. The company that provide the access to network via modem is still selling traffic, but only now is offering it to people of new generation with smartphones in hands.  ...
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25 August 2014
YOTA MOBILE: FACED THE REALITY
After the announcement about desire to become a fourth federal operator, Yota has faced with unexpected problems. And despite the fact that Yota’s representatives convinced that the source of problems not on Yota’s side, consumers don’t feel better.  ...
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25 August 2014
NET PROFIT ROSTELECOM INCREASED FOR 14%
National communication operator Rostelecom has announced financial report (IFRS) for 2Q2014. The profit increased for 14%. In April – June 2014 consolidated proceeds was almost 76 bln.RUB that is 5% less than in a previous year. Net profit increased from 7.2 bln.RUB till 8,2 bln.RUB since 2013. Operating profit decreased for 4% till 12,3 bln.RUB. OIBDA was 27,6 bln. vs 29,1 bln.RUB last year...
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21 August 2014
DOM.RU REFORMATTED PACKAGES
Operator of digital TV Dom.ru (ER-Telecom Company) has launched new package offers for home TV subscribers and also has presented new STB Dom.ru Mini.  ...
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21 August 2014
MEGAFON TOOK PACKAGES UNDER CONTROL
Peter-Service has implemented software product PCRF for management of tariffs in all eight Megafon’s subsidiaries. The decision as part of PCC platform (Policy and Charging Control) is servicing 100% all package sessions of operator’s subscribers.  ...
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21 August 2014
Rostelecom won’t mind to spend a billion for Crimea
Rostelecom is planning to spend 1 billion rubles for the provisioning of terrestrial and satellite broadband access for corporate clients in the territory of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.  ...
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20 August 2014
"Rostelecom" and Tele2 have refused to execute their right of purchasing  each other’s shares in favor of "T2 RTC Holding"
Each of the shareholders of "T2 RTC Holding" has a preferential right to purchase a share of the operator. This means that if anyone of the owners received an offer to sell the block of shares, the other may purchase it at the offer price.    ...
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20 August 2014
Mobile subscribers are not eager to transfer their numbers in frames of MNP program
At the first sight, a careless operator punishes itself: its subscribers are going to withdraw using their rights to change the operator in the frames of MNP program (MNP: Mobile Number Portability).  ...
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20 August 2014
Fixed communication market trends, 2014-2016
According to market experts’ opinion, the situation in this market area has not changed radically over H1, 2014. It can be described by a well-known saying “The rich are getting richer, while the poor…”    ...
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20 August 2014
BUSINESS SAVES ON CELLS
Tariffs in corporate segment of Russian cellular communication market are decreasing. According to ComNews Research, in the period April 2013 till April 2014, the cost of average Russian cellular “carts”, “internet”, “unlimited” and “universal” for B2B became cheaper for 44,4%, 23,7% and 11,7% accordingly. The most appealing operator – is still...
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20 August 2014
TTK have docked with Asia
JSC "TransTeleCom" (TTK) and LLP "TNS Plus", the Kazakh national long-distance and international communication operator, organized a cross-border communication junction for traffic transmission from Asia to Europe via Kazakhstan and Russia. This will make the market more competitive, confide the operators who already have similar solutions.    ...
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19 August 2014
Mobile Number Portability service has been demanded by less than 1% mobile subscribers
Mobile number portability (MNP) service – the operator changing service that saves a mobile number was used by less than one percent of total number of subscribers despite this service was anticipated to become extremely popular.  ...
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19 August 2014
Hi-speed LTE networks are broadening their span on the planet
High-speed LTE-Advanced networks are broadening their penetration. Russia also features such technology. According to ABI Research data, by the end of March 2014 there were about 60 LTE advanced networks worldwide. 22 of them are located in the Western Europe, 16 – in Asia & Pacific, and 5 – in the North America.  ...
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14 August 2014
"Telpfin" will “establish the connection”
"Telphin" service provider began to sell Novosibirsk city numbers and plans to occupy half of the       `Siberia IP market by the end of the year. The Russian market of virtual PBX is very small. According to J'son & Partners Consulting research, in 2013 the penetration of this service has increased from 1 to 3%.  ...
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14 August 2014
RUSSIANS ARE NOT LOYAL TO OPERATORS’ BRANDS
Teleperformance company (provider of outsourcing services of contact centers) conducted a research of clients’ satisfaction with mobile operators in 5 countries from Europe, North and South America and has compared this indicators with data in Russia. It appeared that almost half of Russian population wants to change the operators – this is a level of Brazil. And the most quality servi...
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13 August 2014
The KYIVSTAR office in the Crimea has been blocked by unknown gunmen
So far, Russian cellular operators, such as MTJS and “Vimpelcom”, have worked in the Crimea through their Ukrainian subsidiaries. However, now, according to their representatives’ words, the have to shut up their Crimean offices. Yesterday, both “MTS-Ukraine” and “Kyivstar” have announced that “unknown organizations” force them to close their o...
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12 August 2014
MNP met an obstacle
The quality of service in most Russian operators is still at the level of Brazil - about half of the residents want to take advantage of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service, experts estimated. This is stated in the Teleperformance agency research.  However, the "big three" members disagree with these conclusions.  ...
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12 August 2014
"VimpelCom" will raise the prices for regions
"VimpelCom" motivates its subscribers in the regions to move to packet tarrifs. To do this, the operator increases the prices in several federal districts.  ...
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8 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
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
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
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
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
Hang up. Not all Russians could afford roaming / Source: Rossiyskaya Gazeta
The number of people who can afford roaming around the world didn’t change a lot for years. Despite all the efforts, Russia didn’t reach an agreement with European Commission about equal rules for all Russians that connect to European networks....
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11 July 2014
OPERATORS
Revenue from communication services in Russia was 392,6 bln.RUB in 1Q2014 that is 4,1% more than in the same period in 2013. Meanwhile, indices by segments of cellular, inter/outside city and post communication fall down.  ...
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10 July 2014
NORTH WEST MEGAFON’S SUBSIDIARY REVEALED RESULTS OF 1Q2014
Subscribers downloaded four times more of package traffic beyond the boarder of home region in comparison with the same period in 2013. Besides, North West subsidiary fixed six fold increase of traffic in 4G+.  ...
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10 July 2014
ROAMING BECAME MORE POPULAR.
Informational analytical agency TelecomDaily conducted second research about the increasing demand on roaming by Russian subscribers of international roaming, provided by mobile communication operators....
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9 July 2014
CELLULAR NETWORKS ARE SPEEDING UP
Cellular communication penetration rate in Priangarye today is over 140% according to experts’ estimations. Other words, 1,4 SIM cards per one inhabitant. Revenue from voice services also stabilized and mobile Internet is showing vast increase. Cellular phones, tablets, car alarms and other devices, that can accept and send data on air, are part of everyday life. It is not surprising that as...
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8 July 2014
BEELINE LAUNCHED HD VOICE
Beeline launched HD Voice technology on its mobile network in Moscow in June- codec AMR-WB (Adaptive Multi-Rate Wide-Band), another name is G.722.2. ...
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7 July 2014
UKRAINE HAS STARTED THE NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING THE JOINING TO INTRA EUROPEAN ROAMING.
National commission for communication and infromatization regulation is going to start additional negotiations with the same European authorities regarding the joining of Ukraine to recommendation of Euro omission to constant decrease of costs on roaming services Europe and adaptation of intra European tariffs. Ukrainian costs on roaming are very differ now in comparison with European. For example...
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2 July 2014
PARENTS' MEETING – BY VIDEOCONFERENCE
In Moscow school #1420 was held first parents’ meeting by video conference method. If new format of communication between teachers and parents is successful, the system will work starting September in 20 schools, finalists of competition School of new technologies. Same system is being used by Moscow authorities for holding meetings with large number of participants. After tests, system will...
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1 July 2014
NEUTRALITY WON ON PRACTICE
Tattelecom (Republic of Tatarstan) launched LTE network that is operating in 1800 MHz band. This is the first launch in Russia of the network based on the technological neutrality principles and also first launch of network in 1800 MHz band.  ...
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1 July 2014
Mobile communication is leading the market
Operators experience decrease in revenue from traditional voice fixed communication services in corporate segment. At the same time the growing revenue from mobile communication services, broadband access and data transfer this year, should compensate the decrease....
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29 June 2014