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More Than 6 Million Cellular Users Joined Cellular Networks in 1Q 2004

March 2004 was succesful for Russian cellular companies. The total number of cellular users in Russia grew by 2.38 mln.

We berlieve there will be more than 60 mln cellular subscribers in the country by year-end 2004.

Russian Mobile Subscribers

Mobile Subscribers Mar 31, 2004 Feb 29, 2004
Russia 42,260,000 39,880,000
  Penetration 29.1% 27.5%
Moscow 12,424,223 12,052,148
  Penetration 73.1% 71.0%
St.Petersburg 3,931,481 3,762,237
  Penetration 62.0% 59.3%
Russian Cellular
Market Breakdown, March 2004
Russian Net Additions,
March 2004
Top 10 Mobile Operators
# Company March 31, 2004 February 29, 2004
1 MTS 19,950,000 18,945,000
Moscow
5,390,000 5,200,000
Ukraine (UMC)
3,849,000 3,652,415
Belarus
593,000 549,348
2 Vimpelcom 13,348,000 12,549,000
Moscow
6,034,000 5,909,000
3 MegaFon 7,741,730 7,163,222
Moscow
942,377 888,148
Tajikistan
16,000 15,294
4 Uralsvyazinform 1,338,811 1,201,800
5 SMARTS Group 1,265,000 1,195,000
6 Sibirtelecom 599,800 574,700
7 N.Novgorod Cellular 430,981 415,383
8 Ekaterinburg Cellular Communications 265,137 245,944
9 Dal Telecom International 258,411 236,122
10 New Telephone Company 153,895 167,728

Moscow and St.Petersburg

Moscow License Area

Moscow Market Breakdown
March 31, 2004
Net Additions in Moscow,
March 2004

St.Petersburg and Leningrad Region

St. Petersburg Market Breakdown
March 31, 2004
Net Additions in St.Petersburg
March 2004