September 2000

29.09.2000
Mobile TeleSystems commences operations in the Far East

MTS launches its GSM 900 network in the Amursk Region Moscow — September 29, 2000 — Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT), a leading Russian provider of mobile cellular communication services, announced the launch of GSM 900 network in the Amursk Region. Thus, the company now operates in 20 regions of Russia.

27.09.2000
A million plastic cards from MTS

Moscow, Russia, September 27, 2000 — Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT), Russia’s leading provider of GSM-900/1800 based mobile cellular communications services, today announced that one million plastic cards have been activated in its in-house personalization center. Today the center is able to personalize various types of smart cards, including SIM and scratch cards.

11.09.2000
Mobile telesystems launches new tariffs

Moscow, Russia, September 11, 2000 — Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT), Russia’s leading provider of GSM-900/1800 based mobile cellular communications services, today announced the launch of new tariffs: “Business” and “Economy”. Their main feature is the unprecedented low airtime charge during the day time, which makes these tariffs very attractive to business professionals, specialists and entrepreneurs, as well as to individuals who talk mostly during the day. At day time new tariffs are substantially lower even than MTS’s tariffs “Favourite” and “Youth”, which today are the hit of sales on Moscow cellular market.

05.09.2000
Mobile TeleSystems and Motorola Launch first GPRS network in Russia

MTS makes an important step on the way towards the third generation networks with mobile data solution from Motorola and Cisco Moscow — September 5, 2000 — Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT) (“MTS”), a leading Russian provider of mobile cellular communication services, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) announced today the launch of the first General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) high-speed mobile data network in Russia based on the MTS dual band GSM 900/1800 network.

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