Only for the 1H 2004 year Gars Telecom revenues was 83,4% from the 2003 year indexes that is on the one third outperform. The high rates of growth allowed the Company joining the pool of the telecom-market leaders.

In the rating of “The largest telecom-companies of Russia” prepared by Cnews Analitcs (CAN) powered by Ministry of RF for information technologies and communications, Gars Telecom by the results of 2003 with the 111 976 thousand rubles revenues is on the 30th position. But in the 1H 2004 the turnover was 93 412 thousand rubles that allowed Gars Telecom passing 10 points and placing on the 20th position in the list of largest telecommunication companies of Russia. Totally for the 1H 2004 Gars Telecom turnover was 83,4% of the previous year revenues. At the same time the average index of the telecom-companies concluded into the CNA ratings in 2003 year and the 1H of 2004 was not higher than 60%.

“Achieved results we concern to be logical — the Company refused to work on the retail market and concentrated the forces on the rendering the innovation telecom-services and data transmission in the b2b sphere, — notes Pavel Gorenkov, Gars Telecom CEO. — Certainly, this demands the higher qualification of the specialists but it is more profitable and perspective market segment. In particular, we began to render services in high profitable and fast growing sphere of telecom-consulting and placed the meaning position soon”. According the CNA analytical issue Gars Telecom is on the 9th position by “Revenue-per-Consultant” measure with 1559,5 thousand rubles per consultant. And by the consolidated revenues from the IT consulting which were 9 357 thousand rubles the Company placed 29th position. It is notable that in the research of the IT-consulting market not only the economical indexes were taken into consideration. By the opinion of Vladimir Karacharovsky, CNA Analytic, they accounted the market seeing from behalf of consultants and the consumers as well“.

“In 2005 the demand on the high tech and innovation solutions certainly will grow. However, it won’t be a boom. That is why Gars Telecom in the next year plans stake on the traditional for the Company spheres. This is the work with the large corporate clients and the services for the constructing companies and developers, — tells Pavel Gorenkov, — in particular the one out of the main activity of the Company — solutions by the constructing and maintenance of the telecom infrastructure and also the communications and data transmission services for the business centers. Upon the forecasts of the analytics from Knight Frank and Swiss Realty Group in the current year more than 1 million square meters of ‘A’ and ‘B’ class offices will be taken into operation. In general, we have many things to work out”.

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Gars Telecom profile: telecommunication management, integration projects realization and telecommunication services rendering. Company is oriented to cooperate with big-sized corporate clients and telecom-carriers. Along with tradition telecom-services company renders services in telecom-consulting, outsourcing of the communication services and telecom-infrastructure, and also telecom-budget management.

Among key corporate customers are TNK-BP, RussNeft, Alliance Oil Company, Ehrmann, GEA, MosFilm, TeliaSonera, Interros, Eksmo. Gars Telecom works with business-centers: Amber Plaza, Alfa Arbat Center, Thchaika Plaza, 1st kilometer, Union and “Molodezhny” hotel complex.

Among Gars Telecom partners are the all key players of the Russian telecom-market.