11/07/2015


TelecoWorld: Russia

 

Official Name: Russian Federation
Capital: Moscow
Population: 142.47 millions (Census Bureau 2014)
Currency: Ruble
Calling Code: +7

Regulator Entity: ACM-Consulting

Advanced Communications and Media

 

 

 

The figure below presents the evolution in the number of fixed and mobile telephones in Russia. (Source: UIT and ACM-Consulting).

 

 

Mobile Telephony

 

Operators

Quarterly Performance

 

Mobile Accesses (millions) 1Q14 2Q14 3Q14 4Q14 1Q15 2Q15
∆Qter
∆Year
MTS 76.1 77.3 73.3 74.6 74.5 75.4 1.2% 6.8%
Vimpelcom 55.0 56.3 57.3 57.2 55.7 57.2 2.6% 1.6%
MegaFon 67.6 68.0 69.1 69.7 69.5 71.4 2.7% 5.0%
Tele2 29.6 30.6 31.6 32.6 33.6 34.6 3.0% 13.1%
Smarts (Grupo) 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.1 1.1 1.1 (0.8%) (37.2%)
Motiv 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (0.2%) 0.3%
Rostelecom 14.8 6.3 - - - - - -
Total 241.5 236.4 239.4 240.3 238.4 242.3 1.7% 2.5%
Mobile Accesses/100 inhab. 169.0 165.5 167.6 168.2 166.8 169.6 - -

Source: ACM

*Since June/11 the total of News Telephone Company's mobile accesses is included in Vimpelcom's total.**In April/2011 Sibertelecom, Uralsvya zinform, N. Novgorod Cellular became part of Rostelecom with seven other Svyazinvest and OJSC Dagsvyazinform's regional carriers.***Since 3Q13 SkyLink's total accesses as incorporated to Rostelecom's.

 

 

Annual Performance

 

Million 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
MTS 57.4 64.6 69.3 71.4 69.0 71.2 75.3 74.6 6.8%
Vimpelcom 51.6 47.7 50.9 52.0 57.2 56.1 56.5 57.2 1.6%
MegaFon 35.5 43.3 50.2 56.6 61.6 62.6 68.1 69.7 5.0%
Tele2 8.6 10.4 14.5 18.4 20.7 22.7 23.7 32.6 13.1%
Uralsvyazinform 5.1 5.7 5.7 4.6 - - - - -
Smarts (Grupo) 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.7 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.1 (37.2%)
Sibirtelecom 4.3 4.9 5.2 3.7 - - - - -
N. Novgorod Cellular 2.3 2.6 3.5 3.6 - - - - -
Motiv 1.4 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.4 0.3%
News Telephone Company 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.5 - - - - -
Total 172.9 187.8 207.9 215.0 227.6 230.5 242.8 240.3 2.5%
Density/100 inhab. 119.1 129.4 143.2 148.4 156.8 161.3 170.0 168.2 -

 

 

VAS Statistics

 

US$ 1Q14 2Q14 3Q14 4Q14 1Q15 2Q15 ∆Qter ∆Year
*VAS Revenue (Million) 2,075 2,045 2,000 1,684 1,265 1,555 22.9% (24.0%)
VAS ARPU 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.4 1.8 2.2 22.4% (23.5%)
VAS/Operational Revenue 34.3% 37.0% 37.0% 35.3% 37.3% 37.3%  -   - 

*Excludes sales of equipments

 

 

VAS Revenue Break

 

Million US$ 1Q14 2Q14 3Q14 4Q14 1Q15 2Q15 ∆Qter ∆Year
Content 380 281 270 266 179 203 13.4% (28.0%)
Data 1,171 1,158 1,050 997 771 969 25.7% (16.3%)
Messaging 391 296 289 280 212 247 16.8% (16.3%)
Other VAS 134 188 175 141 104 135 30.3% (28.0%)

*Excludes sales of equipments

 

 

Annual Performance

 

Millions 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
Mobile Accesses 151.9 172.9 187.8 207.9 215.0 227.6 230.5 242.8 240.3 (1.0%)
Fixed Telephone 40.1 43.9 44.2 44.8 45.0 44.2 42.9 40.7 39.4 (3.0%)
Broadband 2.9 4.9 9.3 12.9 14.2 19.2 21.8 23.7* 24.9* 4.8

Source: UIT and ACM

 

 

Density

 

100/inhab. 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Mobile Accesses/100 inhab. 104.6 119.1 129.4 143.2 148.4 156.8 161.3 170.0 168.2
Fixed Tel./100 inhab. 28.1 30.8 31.0 31.4 31.5 31.0 30.1 28.5 27.7
Broadband/100 inhab. 2.0 3.4 6.5 9.1 9.9 13.5 15.3 16.7 17.5

Source: UIT and ACM

 

 

 

 

Mobile Accesses Operators

 

Economic Indicators

 

Economic Data 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
GDP Billion U$$ 990 1,300 1,661 1,223 1,525 1,905 2,015 2,079 1,857 (10.7%)
GDP Per Capita U$$ 6,932 9,102 11,639 8,562 10,671 13,320 14,062 14,469 12,926 (10.7%)
Average Inflation % 9.0 11.9 13.3 8.8 8.8 6.1 6.6 6.2 5.3 -
Population (Million) 143.2 142.8 142.8 142.7 142.9 142.4 141.9 141.4 141.0 (0.3%)

Source: FMI World Economic Outlook Database

 

 

Megafon: www.nwgsm.com

MTS: www.mtsgsm.com

SMARTS: www.samara-gsm.ru

Vimpelcom: www.vimpelcom.com

Uralsviazinform: www.uralsviazinform.com

 

 

 

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