Mobile Penetration in Russia is Above 156% as of 2011
Today we released December 2011 data on cellular subscribers for Russia and Ukraine.
There were 227.6 mn active SIM cards in Russian mobile networks by the end of 2011. Cellular operators added 8.4 mn new subscribers in Russia during the year.
Below is the summary of Russian cellular market as of December 2011.
|Total number of mobile subs in Russia||227,620,000||226,380,000|
|Total number of mobile subs in Moscow||36,016,287||35,937,283|
|Total number of mobile subs in St.Petersburg||13,669,620||13,642,030|
|Total number of mobile subs in Russian Regions||177,934,093||176,800,687|
Ukrainian mobile market did not change much in 2011. Despite active December sales (+0.8 mn) the total number of subscribers decreased 0.4 mn over the year.
You may find more information in our Data Downloads section.