Completed the formation of a business unit of Sky Link Regional

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Mobile operator «Sky Link» declared the formation of Business units «Sky Link Regional», brings together 27 regional operating companies, which share ownership of JSC «Sky Link» is 100%. There are currently formed branches «Sky Link» in the following cities: Vladimir, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kirov, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Ryazan, Tver, Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Omsk, Rostov, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Khabarovsk, Vladikavkaz, Izhevsk.

Director-General of Business unit «Sky Link Regional» Khanenko appointed Sergey, General Director «Sky Link - Moscow», which will be headed by both companies.

Combining the regional companies in a single operator is in line with the strategy of development «Sky Link». Formation of a single operator is one of the main objectives of the company in 2009 and is aimed at optimizing the structure of the company in order to more effectively manage the business.

Formation of Business Units «Sky Link Regional», by the Board of Directors of JSC «Sky Link» of 20 October 2008, proceeded on the basis of JSC «Astarta» (100% subsidiary company «Sky Link»). FAS permission received on 12 November 2008. The goal is that the formation of a single operator «Sky Link» completed in 2009, the merger of four companies: «Sky Link - Moscow» (JSC «Moscow Cellular Communications»), «Sky Link - North-West» (JSC «Delta Telecom»), « Sky Link Regional »(JSC« Astarta ») and CJSC« Sky Link ».

As part of the operating companies in 2008, the regions «Sky Link» implemented a unified system of financial planning and reporting, a unified technical policy, the overall tariff and food policy. In August 2008, organized by a single contact center to service subscribers in December formed a single line calling plans, which are currently introduced in stages in all regions. The unification of the business procedures and the pooling of resources helps to improve the quality of services, as well as to simplify the roaming proposal and to ensure uniform high standards of service throughout the present.