MTS eyes broadband expansion in 2013

13 Dec 2012

Russian telecoms operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) is planning to expand its broadband and digital TV services to a further 20 cities next year, according to a report by, which quotes the company’s director of fixed line and TV, Dmitry Bagdasaryan. Network expansion is earmarked for the cities of Ulan-Ude, Blagoveshchensk, Armavir, Abakan, Ussuriisk, Nakhodka, Maikop, Novy-Urengoy, Belogorsk (Amur region) and Anapa, plus a further ten cities with a population of less than 100,000. At present, MTS offers fixed line services in more than 150 cities in Russia, with a broadband customer base of around 2.22 million plus more than three million pay-TV subscribers.

Russia, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)