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Decision on 2G auction participation only by October: SSTL


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Monday said it would be able to say only next month if it would take part in the 2G auction as ... Read more...

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Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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India adds 7.27 million GSM subscribers in May


June 21st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.08 percent in May, adding 7.27 million mobile phone users, with Bharti Airtel alone signing up over 2.01 ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam’s net loss narrows to Rs.528 crore


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Tuesday said it has narrowed its net loss to Rs.528 crore during the quarter ended March 31.The company, ... Read more...

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India adds 6.5 million GSM subscribers in April


May 25th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.98 percent in April, adding 6.50 million mobile phone users, with Bharti Airtel alone signing up over 2.01 million ... Read more...

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Operators relieved as service closure deadline extended


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Telecom operators whose licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court in February heaved a sigh of relief after the apex court Tuesday extended the deadline ... Read more...

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SSTL’s quarterly net loss rises to Rs.1,197 crore


April 11th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which operates under the MTS brand, Wednesday said its net loss increased to Rs.1,197 crore during the fourth quarter that ended ... Read more...

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Russia, India to discuss Sistema licence during BRICS summit


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Russian and Indian leaders will discuss the issue of Sistema Shyam Telecom Ltd (SSTL), which provides services under the MTS brand but stands to lose ... Read more...

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Operators want total spectrum available to be auctioned


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government should auction the entire amount of spectrum, including the spectrum to be made available after the cancellation of 2G licences and the one ... Read more...

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Affected telecom firms file review pleas in Supreme Court (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three telecom service providers -- Uninor, SSTL and Videocon -- affected by the Supreme Court's order scrapping their 2G licenses, Friday filed separate petitions ... Read more...

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Videocon to seek review of order cancelling licences


February 29th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Videocon Wednesday said it would move the Supreme Court for a review of the judgment cancelling its 21 licences issued in 2008 ... Read more...

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DoT to consult law ministry on Sistema’s notice


February 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The government will consult the law ministry on the notice sent to it by the Russian conglomerate Sistema threatening international arbitration proceedings if the government ... Read more...

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Government not to challenge Supreme Court order on 2G licences


February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian government will decide by the end of this week what action it would take on the Supreme Court's order quashing 122 licences issued ... Read more...

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Sistema gives India 6 months to settle 2G licences row


February 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Tuesday put the Indian government on notice, saying it would initiate proceedings as per the provisions of the bilateral investment treaty if ... Read more...

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MTS launches mobile broadband service in 20 towns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which operates under MTS brand in India, Monday said it has launched its high-speed mobile broadband service MBlaze ... Read more...

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Fresh 2G auction: Consumer may be spared large hike


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian mobile consumer could be spared a large tariff hike due to the mandated auction of 2G telecom spectrum. Industry analysts don't foresee ... Read more...

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PM holds meet on 2G verdict, as issue takes diplomatic turn (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday held a crucial meeting on the 2G spectrum issue in the wake of the apex court cancelling 122 licences, ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet key ministers over 2G verdict


February 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold a meeting with his key ministers in the next few days to discuss the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s Batelco to exit India, to sell stake in STel


February 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict cancelling 122 telecom licences claimed its first casualty as Bahrain-based Batelco Wednesday announced its exit from India, selling its ... Read more...

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Sistema to contest Supreme Court verdict on 2G licence


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Friday said it will seek legal remedies to safeguard its interests in India and the telecom operations under the joint venture with ... Read more...

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Foreign telecom firms want government to clarify stand


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Norwegian firm Telenor Thursday sought a fair deal from the Indian government to protect its investment in the country after the Supreme Court cancelled ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam TeleServices raises Rs.1,280 crore


January 12th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Russian telecom major Sistema Thursday said its Indian arm -- Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) -- has raised Rs.1,280 crore from Deutsche Bank for scaling up ... Read more...

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SSTL raises $200 mn loan from ICICI, Barclays Bank


September 29th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand in India, Thursday said it has raised a loan of about ... Read more...

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MTS launches advanced broadband service


September 1st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), which operates its telecom services under the brand name MTS, Thursday announced the launch of an advanced version of its ... Read more...

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MTS crosses 10 million customers, re-brands itself


March 15th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), which owns the MTS brand, Tuesday re-branded itself with a new tag "A step ahead" to celebrate the achievement of ... Read more...

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Russian Sistema’s India unit to appoint banks for IPO


March 15th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Russian telecom group Sistema's Indian telecom unit Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL) Tuesday said it will finalise its advisory banks for the proposed initial public ... Read more...

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Dubovskov appointed president, chief executive officer of MTS


March 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Russian mobile operator MTS (Mobile TeleSystems) Saturday appointed Andrei Dubovskov as its president and chief executive officer (CEO), replacing Mikhail Shamolin who served the company ... Read more...

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Brit engineers to put mobile phone in space later this year


January 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): With an aim to see if the sophisticated capabilities in today's phones will function in the most challenging environment known, British engineers are planning to put a mobile ... Read more...

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Sistema-Shyam launches MTS in Gujarat


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) Thursday launched its mobile telephony brand MTS in Gujarat.The company's president and CEO Vsevolod Rozanov also said the company would invest ... Read more...

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Shyam-Sistema denies TRAI’s charges


November 18th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema-Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL) Thursday denied the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) charge that the company failed to meet its rollout obligations. ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam to decide on IPO by year-end


September 6th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL) Monday said it will decide on an initial public offering (IPO) by the year-end or the beginning of the next year. "Technical ... Read more...

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MTS launches smartphones starting Rs.4,999


September 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Mobile telephony brand MTS of Sistema Shyam TeleService Limited (SSTL) Monday launched three new smartphones priced between Rs.4,999 and Rs.13,500. Targeted at young net-savvy professionals, these smartphones ... Read more...

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MTS subscriber base crosses 5 million mark


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Mobile telephony brand MTS of Sistema Shyam TeleService Limited (SSTL) Wednesday said its subscriber base has crossed the five million mark and promised to offer new voice ... Read more...

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