Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS) is the leading telecommunications group in Russia and the CIS, offering mobile and cable telephony, broadband, pay TV as well as content and entertainment services in one of the world’s fastest growing regions. Including its subsidiaries, as of December 31, 2013, the Group provided services to over 100 million mobile subscribers in Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Belarus, a region that boasts a total population of more than 200 million.
MTS has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since July 2000 and trades under the ticker MBT. The Company’s shares have been listed locally on Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) since November 2003 under the symbol MTSI. The free float of the Company’s shares is approximately 49.2%. MTS is 50.8% majority-owned by Sistema JSFC, the largest publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS.
The purpose of MTS work is not only in providing customers with quality, profitable, high-level and convenient services. The company is constantly looking ahead by launching innovative services to the market. The MTS goal is to make sure that the company customers are fully able to use the opportunities provided by advanced mobile technology, not limiting themselves to communication. A highly professional team of MTS daily implements new ideas and designs in order that the customers can use communication services as much as they want and like without unexpected costs.