In a market where 3G services are still being rolled out, the move to next-generation technology is proving
costly and time-consuming. Despite dynamic increases in non-voice service traffic, price-sensitive Russian
consumers outside the most affluent m ..."
BMI View: In contrast to Russian IT spending, which declined sharply in 2015 as the economic
environment deteriorated, the local industry received some benefit from the decline in affordability for
imports and the government's stand-off with the West through preferent ..."
This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Russia's telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country's fixed and mobile telecoms m ..."
BMI View: Russian consumer electronics device spending collapsed in 2015 as the economic crisis resulted
in a sharp decline in consumer sentiment - and device affordability due to extensive rouble depreciation
that eroded consumer purchasing power. The market is expec ..."
BMI View: Russian IT spending collapsed in 2015 as the economy turned downwards, with sharp rouble
depreciation rapidly reducing the affordability of imported devices and solutions. The outlook is for a
further, albeit slower, contraction in IT spending in 2016 as eco ..."
BMI View: In a market where 3G services are still being rolled out, the move to next-generation technology
is proving costly and time-consuming. Additionally, despite dynamic increases in non-voice service traffic,
price-sensitive Russian consumers outside the most af ..."
BMI View: Multiple factors have deteriorated the Russian consumer electronics market, including
international sanctions, the global oil price slump and the sharp decline of the rouble against the dollar.
The Russian consumer electronics market contracted sharply in 20 ..."
BMI View: We have left our forecasts for the Russian IT market unchanged in our Q1 2016 report update
after undertaking multiple revisions in 2015. We made multiple downgrades in 2015 to account for the
tougher economic climate, international sanctions and the steep d ..."
BMI View: The Russian mobile market rebounded in the last six months prior to September 2015, following
declines relating to MTS cleaning-up its base off inactive users, and the tie-up between Tele2 and
Rostelecom. With a penetration rate of 173.8%, we still think ina ..."
BMI View: The Russian mobile market reached saturation at nearly 170% in Q115. BMI believes that
there is still scope for growth as some of these subscribers will be discounted as inactive SIMs and will be
deactivated, but growth will plateau towards the end of our fo ..."