Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) ended 2011 with 3 million pay-TV subscribers, while the number receiving digital services increased by 25% during the year.
MTS’s internet subscriber total meanwhile exceeded 2 million at the end of 2011.
According to MTS, its focus in 2011 was on the implementation of several construction projects and the modernisation of fixed line networks, along with the migration of subscribers from analogue to digital services.
Its aim is to convert all its networks to digital by Q2 this year.
MTS provides broadband and pay-TV services employing ADSL, DOCSIS, GPON, FTTB and IPTV technology to a potential 10 million homes in more than 120 cities throughout Russia.