Strong month for MTS

9 Jun 2006

Russia’s largest cellular operator MTS says its customer base reached 47.16 million at the end of May, up by 810,000 in one month. Its international operations also saw strong growth: Ukrainian subsidiary UMC added 250,000 users in May to end the month with 14.85 million subscribers, while its operations in Uzbekistan reached 770,000 customers, up by 50,000 on the end of April. MTS had a total of 62.89 million customers at the end of May, plus a further 2.5 million in Belarus, where its 49% subsidiary is not consolidated.

Russia, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)