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Turkcell linked with possible MTS Belarus bid

7 Nov 2012

Officials from Turkish mobile network operator Turkcell were among those involved in the Belarusian government’s presentation on the sale of a stake in MTS Belarus, its joint venture with Russian group Mobile TeleSystems (MTS). Prime-Tass reports that MTS, which owns 49% of the unit, itself did not attend the meeting in the capital Minsk. The government is looking to sell its 51% holding and is hoping for USD1 billion for the asset.

Belarus, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), MTS Belarus, Turkcell

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