Latest Telecoms News about Russia

Russia's mobile phone market volume returns to pre-crisis level

  Smartphone imports totaled nearly seven million units, against less than five million in the same quarter a year ago....

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Sistema Buys Out Russian Government Stake in India's MTS

  Russia's Sistema is buying the 17.14% stake in India's Sistema Shyam Tele-Services Ltd (SSTL) currently owned by the Russian government....

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Nokia and MTS Group to collaborate on IoT and 5G in Russia

  Nokia and Russia's MTS have signed a collaboration agreement that will create a path to the realization of 5G technology....

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MTS Enters the Tower Infrastructure Market

  Russia's MTS has announced that it will start to accept 3rd-party tenants on its own base station towers....

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Russian telcos under pressure from rising competition and weakening economy

  The profitability of Russian telecommunications companies will remain under pressure due to high inflation and foreign exchange losses, as well as rising mobile market competition,...

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Fitch: Rouble Weakness to Weigh on Russian Telecoms' Margins, Capex

  Prolonged rouble weakness will likely shave off up to two percentage points of Russian telecoms operators' profit margins and trigger a revision of capex plans but will not lead to significant changes in the competitive environment....

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MTS and Ericsson to Trial 5G in Russia

  Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and Ericsson have signed a cooperation agreement on the research and deployment of 5G networks in Russia....

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MTS and VimpelCom to Share LTE Radio Spectrum

  Two of Russia's largest mobile network operators, MTS and VimpelCom has expanded an agreement to jointly build a LTE network....

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Ericsson and MTS conduct Russia's first live trial of LTE Broadcast

  Ericsson, Qualcomm and Russia's MTS have successfully completed their first live tests of LTE Broadcast....

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Russia Launches Telecoms Satellite into Orbit

  Russia has launched its Express-AM8 communications satellite, which lifted off on Monday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on a Proton-M space rocket....

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