MegaFon rises in republic

6 Jul 2006

Russian cellco MegaFon says its subsidiary in the constituent republic of Bashkortostan saw a 9% rise in subscriber numbers in the second quarter, reaching 600,000 users by end-June according to a Prime Tass report. The firm launched services in the republic in March 2002. MegaFon had 24.23 million cellular subscribers nationwide at the end of March according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database.

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