Vimpelcom switches on 3G

3 Sep 2008

Russia’s second largest cellular operator by subscribers, Vimpelcom, has reportedly launched its first 3G services. Networks have been switched on in the cities of St Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Chelyabinsk according to a report from Bloomberg, with around 40 cities expected to be covered by the end of this year. Vimpelcom is one of three 3G licensees in Russia alongside MTS and MegaFon. It recently signed a deal to distribute Apple’s iPhone 3G handset in Russia.

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