Source Pravda.Ru

35 Million Russians Will Be Using Mobile Phones by End of 2003 - 6 March, 2003 - News

About 35 million Russians will own mobile phones by the end of 2003. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this was announced by Russian Minister for Communications and Leonid Reiman at a press conference on Wednesday March 5.

He said that the number of mobile phone users in Russia rose by two or three times in 2002. According to the ministry's data, the number of people with mobile phones actually rose from 7.8 million to 20 million. In Mr Reiman's opinion, 'there is no reason to believe that the spread of mobile phones will slow down at all in 2003, as there is already a noticeable shift in the market towards the regions of Russia.' For example, the minister said, 8 of the 20 million mobile phones are owned by people in rural areas.

Comments
The difference between Polish and Ukrainian nationalism is plain to see
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
2018: A critical lack of common sense in world governance
Russian PM threatens not to go to World Economic Forum in Davos
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
Paris Peace Forum: A First Step but watch the Lobbies
Russia unveils nuclear-powered interstellar spaceship
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
Mikhail Gorbachev shares his thoughts on nuclear war
2018: A critical lack of common sense in world governance
Capital outflow from Russia sets new records
Russian PM threatens not to go to World Economic Forum in Davos
Russian PM threatens not to go to World Economic Forum in Davos
Russia close to recognising Donetsk and Luhansk republics after Donbass elections
On the report of Human Rights Watch against the DPRK
World War I: Remembering the fallen, and the war criminals
Russian Foreign Minister negotiates with terrorists in Moscow
2018: A critical lack of common sense in world governance
The world ready to help Iran circumvent US 'revolutionary' sanctions