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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
Please don’t offer the “virtuality”
On reading this headline, you will probably rush to the text – laughing Dmitry Petrovsky, ComNews general director. Instead of fast virtualization of many areas in science and manufacturing, you will barely be satisfied by the communication with a “virtual” counterpart, - he says.    ...
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26 August 2014
Why Alexander Shulgin will be appointed the CEO of "Yandex" in Russia?
Arkady Volozh is leaving “Yandex" operational control. From September 1, the current CFO Alexander Shulgin will become the general director of the entire Russian group of companies. Volozh will focus on the development of new business models and technologies, as “Yandex” still has earned money only upon advertisements.  ...
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26 August 2014
“Galileo” acquires the versions
Roscosmos began to investigate the cause of the unsuccessful launch of two Galileo European navigation system’s satellites. At the same time, the European Commission has asked Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide information about the details of the launch and to put together an action plan of disaster isolation in any particular problem.  ...
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26 August 2014
"Mango Telecom" stretched over to Krasnoyarsk
"Mango Telecom", a cloud communication services provider, has opened a branch in Krasnoyarsk. The company is planning to occupy 50% of the Krasnoyarsk cloud services market in less than a one-year-time, reported “Mango Telekom’s” press service.  ...
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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
Samsung attacks with tablet computers
BFM.ru portal and "Yandex.Market" service continue to publish the "rating of popular gadgets....
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25 August 2014
An unlucky “Devil’s Dozen”
It is a well-known fact that August in Russia is fraught with troubles and tragedies for many years. In this August, no tragedies are happened yet and hopefully will not happen. But one trouble has happened indeed. It came through from the native government, and, that no one doubted about the consequences, in happened on August 13th....
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25 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
“SelPO” startup shop will deliver dairy products by UAV’s (UAV: Unmanned Aerial Vihicle)
Russiann agricultural project “SelPO” has implemented an original products delivery method from the store. Heavy unmanned flying vehicles (UAV) are supposed to service the order flow....
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25 August 2014
"Kaspersky Lab" discovered vulnerability in TV Smart TV and Internet routers
The company experts were able to demonstrate a fraudulent launch of virus an attack on a Smart TV....
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25 August 2014
Mail.ru’s Revenue From Media Advertising Displaying Has Declined
Mail.ru Group has lowered its revenue forecast for 2014 due to a fall in display advertising sales. Budgets have now been re-allocated in favor of contextual advertising and television....
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25 August 2014
“VKontakte" social network has been evaluated three times more expensive than Mail.Ru Group and Yandex.
"VKontakte" social network was valued at more than $ 2.9 billion. This amount roughly equals to 27 sums of last year company proceeds. This evaluation is about three times more expensive than the Mail.Ru Group and the "Yandex" cost at the stock exchange....
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25 August 2014
A piracy rent: why does the biggest RuNet online cinema has no profit
Ivi.ru’s founder, Oleg Tumanov, has not been looking at losses while gathering the largest legal video library in RuNet....
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25 August 2014
The State Duma will return antipiracy amendments in the second reading
Amendments to the anti-piracy law are likely to be radically revised. The State Duma of Russia deputies are ready to return to the idea of ​​extrajudicial sites blocking in cases when the franchisor directly accesses the Internet site and asking them to remove the content which is illegal in his opinion. Compensation for the violation of intellectual property rights will could become an innovation...
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25 August 2014
Russian Telecom Ministry Fine-Tuned TV
Since January 1, 2015, there only will be available for free TV channels included in the first federal multiplex and for channels with essential licenses issued by the Federal Tender Commission (FCC). Only these channels will be allowed to sell advertising.  ...
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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
Smartphones without applications
As little as 30% of the US smartphones users install at least one application per month on their gadgets. In contrast, Russian users show more interest towards mobile APPS.  ...
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25 August 2014
INFORMATIZATION AND COMMUNICATION IN TATARSTAN: TURBULENT ZONE
There is no mobile slavery anymore in Tatarstan – 3 thousand cellular communication subscribers transferred their numbers under MNP.  ...
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25 August 2014
ALTERNATIVE SCREENS ATTRACTED ADVERTISING
Demand on mobile format ivi.ru increased for 83%, placements on Smart TV – 200%. Web cannot provide the necessary growth dynamics of online video segment in the future.     ...
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25 August 2014
CHINA IS PREPARING TO PRESENT SOFTWARE IN OCTOBER, ROSATOM AND RZD WILL DEVELOP NATIONAL SOFTWARE IN RUSSIA
Chinese programmers are planning to present new operational system in October “New system will be firstly available only for desktops, later for smartphones and other mobile devices”.  ...
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25 August 2014
SATELLITE IS IN DEPRESSION
The industry of fixed satellite services in 2013 reached only 12,2 bln.USD that is 2% less than in a previous year (data by Euroconsult). 60% of operators marked the decrease of turnovers in 2013. 10 operators specified revenue decrease in 2013, in 2012 – there were only 6 of such operators.  ...
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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
ELVIRA NABIULLINA: NATIONAL PAYMENT CARD (NPC) WILL NOT BE A MONOPOLIST IN RUSSIA / ITAR-TASS
Such announcement was made by Elvira Nabiullina, Governor of the Central Bank of Russia during the Russian Youth Forum Seliger.  ...
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25 August 2014
THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION IS WORKING ON FEEDBACK
Today Ministry of Communication will identify the tender’s winner for improvement of informational automated system Federal Telephone Center for Collection of Citizen Opinions Regarding the Quality of Government Services. The cost of the contract is 15 mln.RUB. There are two participants – ZAO Krikunov and Partners Business Systems and Rostelecom Company.  ...
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25 August 2014
MOBILE BEELINE APP FOR SELF-SERVICES OUTRUN MEGAFON AND MTS BY FUNCTIONALITY AND EASY USE
The growth of subscribers’ base on the Russian cellular market is very low and operators compete in the sphere of how to keep subscribers and to increase their loyalty. The improvement of services – logical way to make easy way for subscribers to manage cellular services via mobile phone – said specialists from J’son & Partners Consulting....
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25 August 2014
THERE IS A NEW LEADER ON LTE SMARTPHONES MARKET
Samsung Electronics is the top producer of smartphones with support of mobile LTE network. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung sold 28,6 mln.LTE smartphones for three month period (April – June 2014) and those sales allowed to take almost 1/3 of the market (32,2%).  ...
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25 August 2014
iDate Expo
The exhibition dedicated to online acquaintances and online dating will take place on October 3-4 in Sokolniki exhibition center in Moscow.    ...
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21 August 2014
Vine application is now able to import customer’s videos from the gallery
With the new update, Vine learned to import video which are already stored on the iPhone. Before the update, Vine users could shoot video only in the application. Now they can import clips from the gallery or upload them from the Dropbox® and other cloud storages.  ...
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21 August 2014
58% iPhone users prefer to talk via free-of-charge services
49% of iPhone users trust ICQ and even allow to set default userpics, while most Android users take more care about the personalization and fine-tune the ICQ interface to their needs and tastes.    ...
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21 August 2014
Good night baby, don’t forget to shut down your computer! Yours Truly, Google
Google is working on the YouTube version for kids, which will have additional parental control capabilities. The company also plans to allow the creation of children's Gmail mailboxes, the Financial Times reported.    ...
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21 August 2014
Over 800 UHD-channels will appear in the world by 2025
More than 820 channels in Ultra HD format will be broadcasting in the world by 2025: more than 560 will be DTH platform based and more than 260 - Cable and IPTV based. That was stated in NST’s research.  ...
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21 August 2014
MasterCard is building computer chips into credit cards
Frequent cases of credit card fraud require additional measures to prevent information leakage. MasterCard, one of the leading companies in the world of payment, develops new credit card that will use computer chips to combat fraud, The Wall Street Journal said.    ...
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21 August 2014
SDN networks market will reach $8b In 4 years
According to IDC, sales of SDN (SDN: Software Defined Network) solutions will reach $960M in 2014 and will exceed $8b by 2018. Annual market growth rate is estimated at 89.4%.  ...
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21 August 2014
IBM IS BRINGING SOFTLAYER CLOUD TO RUSSIA
IBM is launching new service of online portal Softlayer for Russian customers.  ...
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21 August 2014
MYMAIL BECAME THIRD BY POPULARITY POST APP AFTER GMAIL AND YAHOO
App myMail (owned by Russian Mail.ru Group) allows to manage several accounts of e-mails.  ...
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21 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
Russian notebook market is continuing to decline
According to ITResearch’s analytical report, Russian laptop market in amounted to 895k devices in the second quarter of 2014. It is 35% less than the same period last year. The negative dynamics is enhancing in comparison with the beginning of the year.  ...
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20 August 2014
“Get out of my cloud”… A state-owned clown. What will it be like?
First signs in the media about the alleged creation of the state-owned cloud by the Russian telecom ministry saw the light in the beginning of 2013. the allegations were about the telecom Ministry’s plans to build a kind of a centralized cloud structure for storing the information from all state-owned information systems.  ...
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20 August 2014
“VISA” will spent the winter in Russia
“VISA” will continue to work in Russia; though a Russian domestic processing partner has not yet been selected. The company is running negotiations with several contenders for this place, - the head of the Visa’s Department of Innovation in Russia, CIS and South-Eastern Europe Andrey Aleykin said that yesterday at a press conference in Moscow.  ...
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20 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" is suspected of inflating the price of cabling into its cable ducts
FAS (FAS: Federal Anti-monopoly Service) suspected "Rostelecom" of violation of the "Competition Protection" law because of its "monopolistically high prices for the service of providing space in cable ducts," according to the agency’s definition.    ...
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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
$412M for anti-virus software: security software sales went up by 9.2% in Russia
According to IDC research, sales of anti-virus software and other security software in Russian in 2013 increased by 9.2%, compared with 2012, and came to $412M.  ...
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20 August 2014
The Ministry of Communications is “pulling the rubber” about TV development
According to documents published on the Regulation.gov.ru portal, the Ministry of Telecommunications is proposing to extend the terms of the "Development of broadcasting in the Russian Federation" Federal Targeted Program to 2018 and increase its funding to 147.6B rubles.    ...
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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