Russian Mobile Market Trends
Following publishing our regular updates on Russian cellular market size, AC&M experts would like to share more detailed information on recent trends and developments of the sector.
Please refer to our downloads section to get a detailed overview of the Big Three, Tele2 and other players' activities in 2011 and first quarter of 2012, financial and operating performance and analysis of recent trends on the market. You may download our research paper "Russian Mobile Market: Recent Developments" here.
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.
Russian Broadband Data and Cellular Figures Released
Please refer to our Data Downloads section to get recently released numbers on Russian residential broadband market for the first quarter of 2011 and cellular subscriber data for May 2011 (Russia and Ukraine).
Please note that we have changed data layout for the broadband figures due to the merger of regional operators of Svyazinvest holding into Rostelecom.
Russian Mobile VAS Data, First Quarter 2011
AC&M regular report on Russian mobile value-added services is released today presenting figures for the first quarter of 2011.
Please refer to our Data Downoads section to get the file.
For those who are interested in detailed insight into Russian Mobile VAS market we advice to download recent presentation of AC&M partner, Oksana Pankratova. Oksana spoke to the annual World of Mobile Content Forum held on June 9-10, 2011 at Moscow's Radisson Slavyanskaya hotel. Please note that the presentation is in Russian.
Broadband and Mobile VAS data for 2010 released
This week we released our quarterly estimates on Russian residential broadband market and mobile VAS figures for the fourth quarter and full year of 2010.
Please refer to Downloads section of our web-site for detailed information.
2010 Cellular Data published
It was 219.3 million cellular SIM cards registered in Russian cellular networks as of year-end 2010. Cellular service penetration figures passed 150% threshold in December. 11.4 mln new subscribers were added to the counter during 2010. Moreover, the penetration in Moscow area is above 200%. WIth this level of penetration it is obvious that the new subscribers will be mainly acquired through migration of existing customers, VAS growth and M2M applications.
In Ukraine Kyivstar remains the market leader with MTS being a runner-up. Cellular penetration in Ukraine is estimated at 118%.
Please refer to our Data Downloads section to get the most recent updates of Russian cellular operators subscriber figures as well as our market estimates for Russian and Ukrainian cellular markets.