Moscow City Telephone Network (MGTS) has joined the Association for the European Interworking of Directory Inquiry Services, EIDQ.
"This is an important event. MGTS became the first Russian company to join EIDQ which allows to provide our subscribers with access to the resources of the European Inquiry Services," - said MGTS general director Michael Smirnov.
According to him, in as early as 2005 MGTS is going to sign bilateral agreements with all association members and within the framework of these agreements MGTS pay directory service will start to not just provide information for subscribers and companies, but also connect with the party being called.
33 companies are EIDQ members, including, Telekom Austria Aktiengesellschaft, Belgacom, Cesky Telecom, a.s., TDC (Denmark), Pages Jaunes (France), Deutsche Telekom AG, telegate AG (Germany), Telefonica Spain, Telecom Italia, Monaco Telecom International, KPN-Telecom (Netherlands), Telenor Teleservice AS (Norway), BT (Great Britain), etc.
More detailed information about EIDQ and its members is available at www.eidq.org.
PJSC Moscow City Telephone Network is one of the biggest not only in Russia, but among the local wire telecommunications companies in Europe too. The Company's continual priority task is to provide quality telephone communication accessible to the millions of the Russia's capital-city inhabitants. The MGTS personnel of 20 000 persons supply services to about 4.2 million subscribers. The telephone density in Moscow conforms to the European standards - over 50 MGTS telephones per 100 metropolitan residents. There are about 600 MGTS telephone exchanges in operation, and their number increases year by. There are presently 18 000 pay stations available at the Company's public payphone network. To date, the MGTS share amounts to 80% in the Moscow fixed telecommunications market. The dynamic development of the Company is noted for its stable economic situation, prescheduled on-going income growth rate, and for the amount of provided services on the upgrade. The Central Office of PJSC MGTS is located in Moscow at 12, bdg. 3, Petrovskiy Boulevard, Moscow, Russia. The Company's Internet address is www.mgts.ru.
For further details, please approach the Department of Information and Public Relations - PJSC MGTS.
Tel: +7 (095) 950 0623, fax: +7 (095) 950 0622,