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15
Jun

Cellular VAS data for the first quarter of 2009

AC&M releases data on market breakdown and share of value added services in revenues of Russian cellular operators as of first quarter of 2009.

MTS holds the top position with 30.6% of the market while MegaFon and Vimpelcom are catching in with 29.0% and 27.6% respectively.

MTS is the leader in content and messaging segments of the market. Megafon and Vimpelcom are leaders in mobile data.

Please refer to our VAS section in our Data Downloads section of the web-site for more information.

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18
May

Cellular Statistics (April 2009) and Russian 2008 VAS data

AC&M released its estimates on Russian and Ukrainian cellular markets for April 2009.

We also released quarterly cellular VAS statistics for the fourth quarter of 2008 and annual 2008 and 2007 numbers.

To download this information please refer to our Data Downloads section.

Key points of 2009 April cellular market data are:

Russia

  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) increasedto 192.8 mln, up 2 mln from March 2009, 23.5 mln from April 2008;
  • Penetration  increased to 132.8% (up 1.4% from March 2009, 16.2% from April 2008);
  • There were 192 and 171 SIM-cards in use per 100 population in Moscow and St.Petersburg respectively as of April 30, 2008.

Ukraine

  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) decreased to 55.2 mln, down 0.3 mln from March 2009, up 0.1 mln from April 2008);
  • Penetration decreased to 119.7% (down 0.6% from March 2009, up 0.8% from April 2008).

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04
May

Russian Residential Broadband Data

AC&M released today its estimates on number of Russian residential broadband connections as of March 2009. 

We are specifically emphasize that the numbers reported are residential accounts only. Number of corporate connections is not included into our releases. This may cause some difference with figures reported by operators who tend to combine residential and enterprise customers.

Total number of residential broadband sibscribers in Russia is estimated at 9.14 mln. Comstar, Vimpelcom and Volgatelecom are the top players in the segment.

Operator Subscribers, March 2009
Comstar 1,120,000
Vimpelcom 849,700
Volgatelecom 825,000
CenterTelecom 750,000
North-West Telecom 660,000

This information is availble in our Data Downloads section.

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17
Apr

March 2009 cellular subscriber data for Russia and Ukraine

AC&M released its estimates of cellular subscriber numbers in Russia and Ukraine. Key highlights of the release are:

Russia
  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) increased to 191 mln, up 1.2 mln from February 2009, 22.8 mln compared to March 2008;
  • Cellular service penetration increased to 131.4 (up 0.8% from February 2009, 15.7% from March 2008);
  • There were 189 and 169 SIM cards in use per 100 population in Moscow and St.Petersburg respectively as of March 31, 2008.
Ukraine
  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) decreased to 55.4 mln down 0.2 mln from February 2009, up 0.1 mln from March 2008;
  • Penetration decreased to 120.5% (down 0.3% from February 2009, up 0.9% from March 2008).

The data is available in our Download Area.
Feel free to contact us by phone +7 495 623-5480 or via email.

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18
Mar

Russia has 190 mln active SIM cards in cellular networks

AC&M releases its estimates on cellular market in Russia and Ukraine.

Key points are:

Russia
  •  Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) increased to 190 mln, up 0.9 mln from January 2009, 23.2 mln from February 2008;
  • Penetration increased to 131% (up 0.6% from January 2009, 16% from February 2008);
  • There were 188 and 169 SIM cards in use per 100 population in Moscow and St.Petersburg respectively as of February 28, 2008.
 Ukraine
  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) decreased to 55.6 mln, down 0.2 mln from January 2009, up 0.4 mln from February 2008);
  • Penetration decreased to 120.5% (down 0.4% from January 2009, up 1.4% from February 2008).

 The release is available in our Download Area.
Feel free to contact us by phone +7 495 623-5480 or via email.

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18
Feb

January 2009 Cellular Data

AC&M released today its estimations on Russian and Ukrainian cellular market.

Key points of the release are:

Russia:
  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) increased to 189 mln, up 0.9 mln from December 2008, 23.9 mln from January 2008;
  • Penetration  increased to 130%  (up 0.6% from December 2008, 16.4% from January 2008);
  • There were 187 and 168 SIM cards in use per 100 population in Moscow and St.Petersburg respectively as of January 31, 2008.
Ukraine:
  • Number of subscribers (valid SIM cards) increased to 55.8 mln, up 0.006 mln from December 2008, up 0.45 mln from January 2008);
  • Penetration  increased to 120.9%  (up 0.01% from December 2008, up 1.8% from January 2008).

The release is available in our Download Area.

Feel free to contact us by phone +7 495 623-5480 or via email.