Russian broadband access market 2011


Fixed broadband access has continued to be the key driver of the telecom market in Russia. Residential fixed broadband penetration totaled 38 percent in Russia in 2011, according to a study by

A total of 21.4 million households had access to the service in 2011, up by 19 percent year-on-year.

Rostelecom led the market in 2011 with 7.92 million subscribers.

MTS had 2.15 million subscribers, Vimpelcom — 2.05 million subscribers (grew by respectively 22 percent and 51 percent).

ER-Telecom followed with 1.899 million subscribers, up by 38 percent, and Akado Group grew by 8 percent to 0.788 million customer.