FSB and mobile operators oppose e-SIM use

Russia’s top three operators – MTS, MegaFon, and VimpelCom – and the Federal Security Service opposed use of the embedded SIM card technology, or e-SIM, in the country, three sources said. The novelty is used in …

Big Russian firms to draft policy on big data

Russia's mobile operator MegaFon, Internet companies Yandex and Mail.Ru Group, research company oneFactor, and banks Sberbank and Tinkoff Bank have established an association to set up common principles and standards in the big data sphere, a …

MegaFon and VimpelCom close Euroset

Russia's two largest mobile network operators MegaFon and OJSC VimpelCom (the Beeline brand) decided to freeze the Euroset retail chains brand, MegaFon's Operating Director Anna Serebrennikova …

Is roaming to be canceled in Russia?

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) gave mobile operators two weeks to get rid of the unjustified difference in roaming prices for subscribers of 'expensive' and 'cheap' tariffs, the official website of the …

Megafon does not plan to open network in Crimea

Megafon CEO Ivan Tavrin said at SPIEF today that the company was not planning to open a network in Crimea. The clients there were using roaming partners, TASS reports. Tavrin noted that a Megafon network would need big …