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Ekaterinburg – August 06, 2007 – Uralsvyazinform (RTS: URSI/URSIP, ADR: UVYZY/ UVYZYP), the leading carrier of fixed-line and mobile services in the Urals region, Russia reports the unconsolidated financial and operational results for the 1H 2007 prepared under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS).
Revenues increased by 28.2% on 1H 2006 and totaled US$ 0.7 bln. The revenue growth is mainly due to revenue gains in:
Intrazone calls (+114.4% on 1H 2006);
New services (up 67.4%);
Mobile services (up 27.5%).
OIBDA increased by 20.8% on 1H 2006. OIBDA margin totaled 36.2%. Operating margin – 25.1%.
Net profit increased by 51.1% and reached US$ 86.3 mln.
Subscriber base totaled 8.3 mln., including 4.6 mln. GSM mobile subscribers.
June 15, 2007 - the company held 2006 Annual General Meeting which elected the BoD members, validated the amount of dividend payment on ordinary and preferred shares as well as introduced amendments and supplements to internal company documents.
February 01, 2007 - the company introduced new tariffs on local services. Thus, since February 01, 2007 residential subscribers have a 3 tariff option on local services (time-based, combined and fixed charges)
Operational and financial highlights:*
Revenues, US$ mln*
Costs, US$ mln
OIBDA, US$ mln
Operating profit, US$ mln
Pre-tax profit, US$ mln
Net profit, US$ mln
Fixed-line subscribers, mln
Mobile (GSM) subscribers, mln
Digitalisation of fixed-line networks, %
Fixed lines, %
Number of employees
* Here and henceforth currency conversions are based on average exchange rates: 1H 2007 – RUR 26.07, 1H 2006 – RUR 27.5
Anatoly Ufimkin, CEO comments on 1H 2007 results: “The key event of the 1H 2007 was the shift to new tariff plans on local services since February 02, 2007. We should note that this shift, irrespective of its scale and its social value, was easy and balanced, mainly due to active work with subscribers. Besides, from the viewpoint of business development, the main growth drivers are mobile services and broadband Internet. There was not only GSM subscriber base growth but also 16.5% increase of ARPU. Promotion of broadband Internet is more dynamic – number of connected DSL-ports increased by 4.7 times. In July the Company connected its 200 000th ADSL subscriber. Well-balanced growth of business in main segments, continuation of headcount optimization as well as outsourcing enabled us to dynamically increase net profit. Besides, the increase of net profit was also affected by implementation of our subsidiary restructuring program. In its framework we sold our stakes at our subsidiaries ОАО “Tatinkom-T”, ZАО “Telephone company “Ural” and other assets.”
To view complete accounting statements of Uralsvyazinform as of 1H 2007 under RAS please go to Financial Results section
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