rvices: The company voice services include airtime charges from mobile postpaid and prepaid customers, including monthly contract fees for a predefined number of voice traffic and roaming fees for airtime charges when customers travel internationally. Included in voice services is the company’s ‘Possibilities with zero’, which allows its prepaid customers to stay connected even in the event that they have a zero account balance. This service includes ‘Receiving Party Pays’, ‘Call Me Back’, and ‘Fill Up My Balance’; and allows the company to increase voice traffic and revenue without causing average price per minute to decrease. Roaming: As of December 31, 2015, the company’s operations in Russia had active roaming agreements with 588 GSM networks in 214 countries, respectively, in Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Australia, and Africa. Additionally, the company provided GPRS roaming with 466 networks, in 178 countries. OJSC VimpelCom offers customized application for mobile network enhanced logic (CAMEL), an intranetwork prepaid roaming service, which allows prepaid customers to automatically receive access to roaming services provided they have a positive account balance. The CAMEL service allows the company to implement real time cost control, provide dynamic service to its clients and reduce the number of non-paying customers caused by roaming. As of December 31, 2015, the company provided its Russian customers CAMEL roaming through 278 operators in 133 countries. Mobile Value Added Services Basic Value Added Services Package: Includes caller-ID, voicemail, call forwarding, conference calling, call blocking, and call waiting. Messaging Services: Includes short messages (SMS), multimedia messages (MMS), voice messaging, and SMS services (including information services, such as news, weather, entertainment chats, and friend finder). Content/Infotainment Services: Includes voice services (including referral services), content downloadable to telephone (including music, pictures, games and video), and customized ringtones (RBT). Wireless Internet Access Mobile Telecommunications Services Access: Access is offered through GPRS/EDGE, 3G (third generation mobile technologies)/HSPA and 4G (fourth generation mobile technologies)/LTE. The company launched 4G/LTE in Moscow in 2013 and had accelerated roll out to 55 regions as of December 31, 2015. Access offered through USB modems in every region of Russia. The company offers special wireless Plug&Play-USB modems, which provide its customers with a convenient tool for Internet access. Mobile Data Plans: Tiered data-plans provide smartphone customers with data, voice and SMS packages. In 2014, the company launched a new simplified tariff portfolio with competitive prices in combination with transparent services. In addition, the company launched Shared Data Service in 2014, offering the option of multiple SIM cards for one account, making it convenient for customers to manage their data account across multiple devices. Media and Content Delivery Channels: RBT, Chameleon (service based on Cell Broadcast technology providing free information content, such as news, weather and sports); dating services and location-based services (such as the ability to locate customers or nearby facilities); information and content services (such as weather forecasts or horoscopes); mobile television and video streaming; Google Play Carrier Billing (offering certain Google products and payment through a customer’s mobile account); unstructured supplementary services data menu (a self-help and entertainment portal); Dynamic SIM Toolkit portal (a self-help and entertainment portal); interactive voice response portal (information and content services portal); SMS services and Bee Number requests (information and content services provider); mobile portal (browsing, entertainment and information services provider); and SMS, voice and USSD technology through which third party content is provided. Other Data Services For the company’s business and corporate clients, it offers a range of data services, including wireless office Internet solutions and high bandwid
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