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Access Industries Invests In Telematics Service AutoLocator

Files under: Enterprise, Mobile, News, Tech
Posted by: Quintura @ 13:34 [9. 10. 08]

The U.S.-based industrial group Access Industries, which invests in natural resources, chemicals, telecoms, media, and real estate, has acquired a majority stake in the Russian telematics pioneer AutoLocator. Founded in 2000 by Megapage wireless system distributor, AutoLocator was the first company in Russia to launch vehicle anti-theft systems utilizing both radio and GPS/GSM location systems [...]

Egrad Handset Retailer Raised $17 Million

Files under: Mobile, News, Tech
Posted by: Quintura @ 02:33 [24. 09. 08]

The Russian mobile phone retailer Egrad (Цифроград), which holds 10% market share in handset retail sales, raised $16.7 million from a group of existing and new investors. The deal was organized by an existing investor Russian Funds and consultant Advanced Research. Founded in 2003 by mobile phone and consumer electronics distributor Severen, Egrad has over [...]

LiveJournal Co-Owner Buys Euroset For $1.25 Billion

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 08:58 [22. 09. 08]

The investment company A&NN Capital Management Fund of Alexander Mamut, who owns a significant stake in LiveJournal-owner SUP, agreed to acquire the largest mobile phone retailer in Russia, Euroset, reported business daily newspaper Kommersant. The deal valued Euroset at an enterprise value of $1,250 million including $850 million in debts, the daily said. Founded in [...]

VTB Venture Fund Invests $4 Million In EZtalk

Files under: Mobile, News, Tech
Posted by: Quintura @ 12:28 [4. 09. 08]

The venture capital fund VTB Venture Fund invested $4 million (100 million rubles) in EZtalk, a mobile callback service operated in Russia by Simbiotel Limited company, reported newspaper RBC Daily. EZTalk helps save on international calls from mobile. The callback service market in Russia was valued at $60 million in 2007, of which mobile callback [...]

iPhone And BlackBerry Officially Come To Russia

Files under: Enterprise, Mobile, News, Quintura Search, Tech
Posted by: Quintura @ 23:59 [21. 08. 08]

The largest Russian mobile phone operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has agreed with Apple to distribute iPhones in Russia starting from October, reported Reuters. MTS had more than 87 million subscribers at the end of July 2008, including almost 62 million subscribers in Russia. 17 million people access Internet from mobile phones in Russia, making the [...]

Russia Ranks 4th in Mobile Internet Penetration

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 00:55 [15. 08. 08]

11.2% of Russian mobile users accessed the Internet on their mobile devices, trailing only the U.S. (15.6%), UK (12.9%), and Italy (11.2%) and ahead of Spain, France and Germany, says the Mobile Media Marketplace report released by Nielsen. In the other BRIC countries the mobile Internet penetration was as follows: in China (6.8%), Brasil (2.6%) [...]

Russian Private Equity Firm Invests In Italian WiMAX operator

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 19:28 [23. 05. 08]

The Russian private equity firm ICON Private Equity together with Goldman Sachs and consortium of private investors acquired a majority stake in AriaDSL, an Italian telecom operator that holds WiMAX licenses to operate across Italy for $100 million from the Israeli billionaire Davidi Gilo, reported business daily Vedomosti. Each investor paid approximately one-third of the [...]

Virgin Enters Russia Via Virgin Connect, Invests in WiMAX Operator Trivon

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 01:29 [16. 05. 08]

Virgin Group together with two private equity firms Delta Partners and Eurasia Capital Management (ECM) have made an undisclosed investment into Trivon, a fixed wireless operator with WiMAX licenses to operate across Russia. All three new shareholders own significant stakes in Trivon co-investing with existing business angels and the management team. Trivon launched on May [...]

MTS Named World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Brand

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 01:29 [22. 04. 08]

The largest Russian mobile phone operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) is the first and only Russian company that was named as one of the world’s Top 100 Most Powerful Brands, the third annual BrandZ™ Ranking announced by leading global market research and consulting firm Millward Brown. MTS was ranked 89th in the BrandZ Top 100 list [...]

Russian Mobile Content Market Valued at $592 Million in 2007

Files under: Mobile, News
Posted by: Quintura @ 12:03 [2. 04. 08]

The Russian mobile content market was valued at $592 million in 2007 or 21 percent of total mobile value-added services (VAS) market of $2.8 billion, says ComNews Research. VAS made up 13.5 percent of total mobile telecom market in Russia. Major Russian mobile telecom operators Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), VimpelCom (Beeline), and Megafon held 41%, 27%, [...]

Playfon Acquired Mobile Video Community for $5 Million

Files under: Mobile, News, Web 2.0
Posted by: Quintura @ 17:06 [2. 02. 08]

The leading Russian mobile entertainment service provider Playfon is entering a mobile social networking business by buying-out Wappy.to, a mobile video and photo sharing community site. Some industry observers put a deal value at $5 million. Wappy.to has 1 million unique monthly users. The service was created in Denmark in 1999 as a tool to [...]

Beeline and MTS are The Best Russian Brands in 2007

Files under: Mobile
Posted by: Quintura @ 20:18 [30. 10. 07]

Russia may be known to the world by its vast natural resources but when it comes to building a brand the Russian mobile phone operators lead the race. According to Interbrand Zintzmeyer & Lux’s third annual ranking of 40 most valuable Russian brands arranged by brand value, Beeline and MTS are the most valuable brands [...]

3G Finally Comes to Russia

Files under: Mobile
Posted by: Quintura @ 22:12 [25. 10. 07]

The city of St. Petersburg is the first to have a 3G mobile network in a 147-million country. MegaFon, Russia’s 3rd leading mobile telecom operator with over 34 million subscribers, has launched 3G services in the country’s 2nd largest city St. Petersburg. MegaFon’s tag line is ‘The Future Depends on You“. MegaFon utilizes UMTS with [...]

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