On 7th September, 1987 an important milestone in the history of telecommunications began, when 15 operators from 13 countries sitting the round table in Copenhagen endorsed by signature agreement for the common standard GSM (Groupe Spécial Mobile). So 20 years ago was born to the world the most popular mobile communications standard.

GSM standard led the revolution to the telecommunication industry changing place-oriented communications to the subscriber-oriented. Moreover, GSM changed the nature of people life and modern business process as well.

In 2003 Gars Telecom in cooperation with Megafon began to develop MVNO direction became the first Russian carrier who has been rendering services on the basis of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) for corporate clients.