Articles tagged with: Sistema and Vimpelcom

Russian Government May Buy Svyazinvest Stake

Russia's telecoms market faces a shake-up after further details emerged that could result in conglomerate, Sistema swapping a quarter of landline firm, Svyazinvest more

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Svyazinvest Planning to Merge Russian Mobile Networks

Russia's Communications and Press Minister Igor Shchyogolev has confirmed that Svyazinvest is planning to merge its separate mobile network operator subsidiaries into a single company.  more

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FOCUS: MTS, Vimpelcom Hope Chatty Russians Can Prolong Growth

Russia's two biggest mobile operators will struggle to maintain their impressive growth unless they squeeze more out of customers at home and successfully exploit foreign markets, experts say. more

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Svyazinvest says does not consider units bidding for 3G

MOSCOW, Dec 25 (Prime-Tass) -- Russian national telecom holding Svyazinvest is not considering at the moment its subsidiaries? bidding in the recently announced tenders for licenses to provide third generation (3G) mobile telecommunication services, Svyazinvest spokesman Oleg Mikhailov told Prime-Tass Monday. more

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Greece's OTE declines rumors ArmenTel sale completed

MOSCOW, Oct 11 (Prime-Tass) -- Greece's Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) has denied rumors in the media that it has picked a tender winner for its 90% stake in ArmenTel, the incumbent telecoms operator in Armenia, OTE said in a statement Wednesday. more

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Source says UAE consortium to buy Armenia's ArmenTel

MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Prime-Tass) -- A consortium from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including Etisalat and investment fund Istithmar, is expected to buy a 90% stake in ArmenTel, the incumbent telecoms operator in Armenia, for US$600 million, a source close to the Armenian government said, Kommersant business daily reported Tuesday. more

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