Latest Telecoms News about Russia

Huawei and MegaFon Announce 5G Network Plans for Russia

  Following the recent announcement of the world's first 5G testbed project with the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Center, Huawei indicated early innovation introduction dates in a 5G memorandum of understanding with Russia's MegaFon....

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Russian Internet Remains Growth Hotspot in the Country's Economy

  The Russian Internet (RuNet) economy continues to stand out against the backdrop of the country's natural resource-based economy....

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Russia Asks Facebook, Gmail, Twitter To Register As Information Distributors

  Russia's mass media regulator, Roskomnadzor, has officially asked social network Facebook, e-mail service Gmail, and microblogging site Twitter to register in Russia as \"organizers of information distribution.\" ...

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It Takes A Village To Find Ramzan Kadyrov's Phone

  After misplacing his telephone at a museum opening over the weekend, the Chechen leader had over a thousand people summoned at night and questioned until dawn to help him locate it, ...

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Russia Bans Anonymous Access To Wi-Fi

  Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed an order prohibiting anonymous access to Wi-Fi in public places....

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Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch -- Again

  The troubled launch of the Tizen smartphone OS suffered another set-back after Samsung suddenly cancelled the launch of its first Tizen smartphone at a Russia trade show....

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Russia Passes Internet Data Law

  Russia's parliament has passed a law requiring Internet sites to store data of Russian citizens inside the country....

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Huawei Wins 7-Year Network Upgrade Contract in Russia

  Russia's MegaFon says that it has signed a 7-year tender contract with China's Huawei, which it says is worth \"dozens of billions of rubles\"....

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Fitch to Keep Tele2 Russia on Rating Watch Negative

  Fitch Ratings says that it is maintaining Tele2 Russia on review for a possible debt ratings downgrade following continued uncertainty over the development strategy and funding options of its joint venture with Rostelecom....

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Samsung Launches First Tizen Based Smartphone

  Samsung has finally shown off its first Tizen based smartphone -- more than a year later than originally expected. ...

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