December 2015

21.12.2015
MTS and Ericsson to Trial 5G in Russia

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a global leader in communications technology (ICT), today announce the signing of a cooperation agreement on the research and deployment of 5G networks in Russia. Together, the two companies will conduct network trials and develop technical requirements for the new telecommunications standard. The outcome of the partnership will directly lead to test solutions and scenarios for 5G employment as well as launch of a 5G trial zone during the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia.

18.12.2015
MTS and VimpelCom to Increase Mobile Internet Speeds Through Spectrum Sharing in 20 Russian Regions

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, and VimpelCom PJSC (the Beeline brand) announce the expansion of their far-reaching partnership to jointly construct and utilize LTE networks in Russia. The Companies have agreed to share LTE spectrum in the 2600 MHz range in 20 Russian regions beginning in 2016. Spectrum sharing will allow operators to double data transfer speeds available to the subscribers at peak speeds of 150 Mb/s.

17.12.2015
MTS Repurchases Series 03 Ruble Bond

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the repurchase of the series 03 ruble-denominated bond ("the bond") in the amount of approximately RUB 135.2 mln

17.12.2015
MTS Announces Decisions of its Board of Directors

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces decisions reached at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on December 17, 2015.

10.12.2015
Ad Hoc Notice

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the completion of its acquisition of 100% of shares of NVision Group JSC (“NVision Group”), from subsidiaries of Sistema JSFC (LSE: SSA), the parent company of MTS, in accordance with the agreements signed and disclosed on July 17, 2015.

07.12.2015
MTS Launches OTT Service

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or the “Company” – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the launch of MTS Connect, an OTT (over-the-top) service for making calls, sending messages and sharing files based on Rich Communications Services (RCS) technology, on its mobile networks in Russia.

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