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Russias MTS to buy fixed-line operator

Dow Jones said Russia’s competition authority has approved mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems’ (MTS) application to buy its fixed-line affiliate, Comstar United TeleSystems (CMST.RS).

MTS mulls majority stake in fixed-line sister firm

Russia’s largest mobile operator MTS is looking to buy sister firm Comstar in a move that would make it the country’s largest integrated operator by revenue.

MTS revenues down 23% to US2B in Q2

Russian and CIS mobile operator MTS saw its revenues fall by 23 percent year-on-year to US$2.022 billion in Q2, due mainly to depreciation in the ruble, reports Telecompaper.

MTS completes Comstar buy

Russian mobile operator MTS has closed the acquisition of 50.91 percent of Russian fixed-line operator Comstar, reports Telecompaper. MTS paid RUB39.14 billion for the stake, acquired from Sistema.