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 Friday, July 02, 2010

Russian wireless powerhouse Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has celebrated its eighth anniversary in Belarus, with its local unit signing up more than 4.56 million subscribers and boasting 4,400 base stations covering 97.23% of the territory. In addition, the owners note its Belarusian cellco has voice roaming on 408 networks in 170 countries and territories and GPRS-roaming on 289 guest networks in 127 countries and territories. The unit currently has 34% of its base activated for data transmission services, of which 11% (501,600) use it regularly. MTS Russia has invested USD679.5 million in its Belarusian stock since entering the country.

Source: TeleGeography