Latest Telecoms News about Russia

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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MegaFon Signs $600 Million Loan Deal to Fund Huawei Kit Purchases

  Russia's MegaFon has signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement with China Development Bank Corporation (CDB) for potential new financing of up to US$600 million....

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MTS and Google Sign Partnership to Promote Data Services in Russia

  Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) says that it has signed a marketing agreement with Google. ...

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MTS rolls out Russia's first Ericsson Radio Dot System

  Ericsson and Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) have successfully completed the first live deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System in a commercial building in Russia....

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Intracom Telecom Supplies Small-Cells Wireless Backhaul Radios to MTS

  Intracom Telecom has signed a contract to supply its new mmWave, fully outdoor Ethernet radios, Streetnode-V60 (6250 PTP) and Ultralink-FX80, to MTS Russia....

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