The capital expenditures of Mobile TeleSystems were around $107m in thesecond quarter of this year, of which $64m were invested in the Moscowlicense zone. The company's revenues were $316.3m in the second quarter of2002. A substantial increase in Mobile TeleSystems' revenues and operatingincome in the second quarter of this year was caused by the expandedactivity of the company and the acquisition of two profitable regionaloperators: Kuban GSM and BM-Telecom. Kuban Telecom and BM-Telecom'scontribution to Mobile Tele Systems' revenues was $19.7m and $4.7m in thesecond quarter of this year respectively..
After it turned out that Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov included the Fonbet betting company in the list of backbone enterprises that can count on state support, everyone started talking about these bookmakers.