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Mobile Phone Companies Of Russia Books LLC

Mobile Phone Companies Of Russia

Books LLC

Published June 22nd 2010
ISBN : 9781158427390
Paperback
26 pages
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Chapters: Megafon, Beeline, Mobile Telesystems, Uralsvyazinform, Peterstar. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more thanMoreChapters: Megafon, Beeline, Mobile Telesystems, Uralsvyazinform, Peterstar. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: MegaFon (previously known as North-West GSM) is the third largest mobile phone operators in Russia. It works in the GSM and UMTS standard. Its main competitors are Bee Line GSM and Mobile TeleSystems (MTS). The name MegaFon in Russian looks exactly like the word for a megaphone- other connotations are mega- as big and fon as telephone. Its headquarters are located in Moscow. In 2002 the company changed its name from North-West GSM to MegaFon when it acquired several regional companies, becoming the first GSM company in Russia to cover all its territory. As of February 2007, MegaFon had 30,657,864 subscribers. The company was founded by Finnish and Swedish national telecom companies, now merged into TeliaSonera along with the Russian holding company Telecom-invest. As of March 2006 A battle for control of the company is ongoing between Alfa Group and Jeffrey Galmonds party. References: Helsingin Sanomat, March 28, 2006 (requires subscription) The Georgian National Communication Commission has accused the Russian mobile telecommunications company MegaFon of illegal business operations and participation in the military and economic annexation of Georgia. According to the GNCC, MegaFon has provided unlicensed mobile phone coverage in the conflict zones of Georgia beginning in 2005, in particular the South Ossetia region. The company covered mostly the areas of dislocation of the Russian military forces present in Georgia under the CIS peacekeeping mandate. The rest of the area was mostly covered by the Georgian mobile phone carriers Geocell Ltd. and Magticom. In the spring of 2008, GNCC received complaints from Georgian mobile commun...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=258239