The Russian mobile telecommunications market has seen a number of interesting developments in the last few months, especially with regard to plans for deploying Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks. This IDC Flash reviews these developments and analyzes what they mean for the market. This report is part of IDC's continuing analysis of the strategies that Russia's mobile operators are pursuing as they move towards deploying LTE networks (see Finding Pragmatic Solutions: Mobile Operator Cooperation and LTE in Russia, IDC #CEMA18345, March 2012; Backing Away from a Shared LTE Network: Will Russia's Operators Choose to Work Together? IDC #CEMA17937, November 2011).
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