Russia’s mobile subscribers up 1.5 million in February

30 Mar 2006

The number of mobile subscribers in Russia rose by 1.5 million in February to reach 129.6 million at the end of the month, according to figures from Advanced Communications & Media. Market leader MTS claimed a market share of 35%, and accounted for 38.7% of the additions in February. Second placed Vimpelcom had a 34% market share and gained 24.8% of the monthly additions. MegaFon had an 18.2% share of users and signed up 25.4% of the total new additions.