Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Alexey Kornya, MTS CFO and Vice President for Finance and Investments, a member of CNBC global CFO Council, spoke with CNBC about the current macroeconomic environment, its impact on MTS and superior growth MTS is delivering in its markets. You can watch the video at the CNBC website.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Andrei Ushatskiy, MTS Vicre President, Technology and IT, participated in a Global Telcoms Business roundtable discussion of the leading telecom CTOs. Andrei commented on the challenges in rolling-out LTE networks, potential for VoLTE deployment and transition to a new technological paradigm post LTE. Clicke here to read the article.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Alexey Kornya, MTS CFO, spoke with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox at "Taking Stock with Pimm Fox" about plans to develop 3G networks in Ukraine, impact of FX volatility on Company's capital expenditures and strategies of growing smartphone penetration in Russia. Cilck here to watch the video.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Andrei Dubovskov, President and CEO of MTS, has been ranked 33rd in the 2014 annual ranking of the most powerful managers in the global telecom industry, up from 59th place in the 2013 ranking. According to the report, “Under his leadership, MTS refocused its marketing activities on increasing customer loyalty and reducing costs of subscriber additions, enabling the company to reduce churn by 6% in 2013. During his tenure Dubovskov has further strengthened MTS’ position in the industry having set in place and implemented a number of initiatives including the enhancement of 3G networks and rolling out 4G networks throughout Russia and the ongoing deployment of GPON in Moscow.” Andrei is the only Russian manager included in the 2014 ranking.
September-October issue of the Global Telecoms Business features an interview with Andrei Dubovskov recorded in mid-September, Andrei talks about ongoing modernization of the mobile networks in Russia and the Company’s success in GPON deployment in Moscow. In the same issue Alexey Kornya, MTS Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, comments on how new accounting rules under US GAAP and IFRS may impact the Company’s reporting.
You can access the full text of the issue online
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Alexey Kornya, MTS Vice President and CFO, was interviewed by Bloomberg's correspondent Ryan Chilcote. Click here to watch the video.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Frederic Vanoosthuyze, MTS Vice President for IT, met with Steven Rosenbush, the editor of the CIO Journal, published by The Wall Street Journal, in New York. Frederic spoke about the reduction in the annual IT budget achieved through joint purchase agreement with Vodafone.
Click here to read the article at the WSJ website.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Business Cloud News reported on the MTS's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) project that will see about 90 per cent of the company’s employees’ desktops replaced by thin client solutions till 2017. This initiative is one of the first cloud projects in Russia of such scale. It is exppected to generate about $3 mln in savaings with investments of $12 million. Click here to read the article.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Vyacheslav Nikolaev, MTS Director for B2C Marketing, recently spoke with Anne Morris from Fierce Wireless Europe, one of the leading telecom publications, about MTS's plans to launch convergent offerings, pace of LTE network deployment and hurdles with refamring of the 800 MHz range. Click here to read the interview.
Friday, July 19, 2013
Alexey Kornya, MTS Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, spoke with The Wall Street Journal's columnist Greg Millman about misperception of the risks associated with Russia, MTS's new dividend policy and the rationale behind Company's expansion in the financial services. Click here to read the interview in Risk and Compliance Journal at the WSJ's website.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
At the St. Petersbgurg International Economic Forum in June 2013, MTS President and CEO Andrei Dubovskov spoke with Bloomberg about Company's focus on boosting data usage through sales of smartphones, including Windows phones and cheaper MTS-branded Androids. Click here to read the Bloomberg article.
Previously, Andrei Dubovskov met with Craig Mellow from Insitutional Investor. They talked about MTS's investments in 3G and 4G networks, outlook for growth, challenges facing MTS and recent move into banking. The interview is available at the website.