Total number of SIM cards, registered in Russia, reached 197 million
In June, 2009, the number of SIM cards, registered in Russia, has grown to 197 million. Now the mobile penetration in Russia as a whole is 138.7%, and in the license zone of Moscow – 191.8%.
The total growth of subscribers in June, 2009, has been 2.7 million (1.4%). In June, 2009, the total monthly growth has been 109% more than in June, 2008. As of June, 30, 2009, VimpelCom has been ranked first, MegaFone – second and MTS – third by this indicator.
Tele2 and MegaFone show the highest rates of growth of subscribers for 3 months.