MTS joins MegaFon and Vimpelcom with iPhone deal

8 Sep 2008

Russia’s largest cellular operator by subscribers, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), has signed a deal to distribute Apple’s iPhone device, meaning all three of the country’s major cellcos are now able to sell the iPhone. Though the iPhone is still not officially available in Russia, it is estimated that half a million handsets are already in use there, making it the biggest iPhone market outside the US according to Associated Press.

Russia, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)