Institute of Economic Strategies of Russian Academy of Sciences has published the rating of "The 50 most strategic telecommunication companies of the Russia". Rating position was based on the market leaders’ annual statistics.

This year TOP-5 hasn’t changed. Like in the last year the "Mobile TeleSystems" is on the rating top (AAA, 71.3) and the "VimpelCom" takes the second place (AAA, 70.2). "MegaFon" and "Rostelecom" have the equal rates: AAA, 69,9. They are placed on the 3d and the 4th positions. ”Gars Telecom" rounds out the TOP-5 (AAA, 69.6).

Entirely, in the 2011 telecom-companies continued regeneration after crisis period, the profit of the leaders market remained within the 10%, like in the previous year. Also experts say about the further slowdown of the profit growth rates.

Earlier this year, fixed-line telecommunications carrier "Gars Telecom" has confirmed the highest level of confidence ("Expert RA", 4th place) and was also ranked among the "fastest growing telecom companies in Russia” (CNews Analytics, 8 position).