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Vimpelcom to launch Georgian mobile service early next year

4 Sep 2006

Russian mobile operator Vimpelcom plans to launch commercial operations in Georgia in the first quarter of 2007, Alexander Izosimov, the company’s General Director, told a press conference on Friday. In June Vimpelcom acquired 51% of Georgian mobile start-up Mobitel for USD12.6 million with an option for the remaining 49%.

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