MegaFon reaches 5m milestone

5 Sep 2006

MegaFon says its customer base in Russia’s Volga region has passed the five million-mark, with the firm’s local subsidiary MSS-Povolzhye adding a million new customers in less than twelve months. MegaFon launched in the Volga region in November 2001, Prime Tass reports, and now has over 26 million subscribers in the Astrakhan, Orenburg, Penza, Samara, Saratov, Ulyanovsk and Volgograd regions, Russia’s constituent republics of Bashkortostan, Kalmykia, Mari El, Mordovia and Tatarstan, and the Chuvash Republic. MegaFon is Russia’s third largest cellco.

Russia, MegaFon