JSC “Mobile TeleSystems” is the leading telecommunication operator in Russia and CIS. Consolidated subscribers base without counting subscribers of MTS Belarus is about 100 million. MTS and affiliated companies are providing GSM services in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Turkmenistan; UMTS services – all over Russian Federation, Armenia, Belarus; CDMA-450 – in Ukraine. The Company also provides the fixed voice and pay TV in all federal divisions of Russia and Ukraine. The amount of subscribers of the pay home TV is over 3 million households, the amount of broadband internet subscribers is over 2 million.
The Company regularly implements new tariffs and services to match the needs of different subscribers' groups. Along with the voice services of a high quality, MTS constantly extends the list of additional services based on technology of data transfer in mobile and fixed networks, digital TV broadcasting, geopositioning. The Company develops it's own brand line of mobile devices: phones and smartphones, as well as the wireless internet access devices – USB-modems and routers. MTS provides services of mobile data transfer based on the first Russian 4th generation network TDD LTE standard in Moscow and Moscow region. The Company won the Roscomnadzor tender and got the frequencies for building LTE network all over Russia.
MTS actively opens up the new businesses – together with MTS Bank (former MBRR) it offers breakthrough decisions across the bank and telecom fields: provides bank and financial services in it’s retail chain, develops the mobile commerce and no-touch payment services based on NFC technology. MTS also opened the multimedia entertainment portal (former – a cross-functional interactive shop with a wide variety of licensed video content. The portal is developed together with AFK “Sistema”.
MTS has the priority in customer service. The company develops its own retail chain, consisted of about 4500 salons over the Russia, and has a wide distributor network of MTS dealers.
Due to the wide it’s own network coverage and the list of roaming agreements, MTS subscribers stay connected in almost every country in the world. Internet-roaming is available in over than 200 countries.
MTS successfully strengthens it’s leadership and supporting the high business efficiency. The main strategic guidelines of the MTS Group “3i” are the infrastructure developing and new networks building, using the “smart netwoks” and active use of Internet services for creating the additional value; combination of mobile and fixed businesses, implementing of convergent services, innovations development for providing to the subscribers a wide variety of exclusive services and devices.