Rostelecom ranked number one by the number of hosted PBX clients in the 2019 TMT Consulting Rating

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Moscow, Russia – May 15, 2020 Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), the largest digital service provider in Russia, today announces that it has been ranked first by the number of hosted PBX customers secured in 2019, in the TMT Consulting Rating.

The latest analysis published by TMT Consulting, an independent consulting agency, shows that the Russian hosted PBX market has grown by 39% over the last year and reached RUB 11 billion. The number of B2B clients increased by 23% and reached 328,000.

For the second consecutive year, Rostelecom is ahead of its competition as the Company is proactively developing remote sales and promoting its hosted PBX services among existing clients of micro and SME segments. The Company’s market share has grown by 57% in 2019.

Sergey Tabolin, Rostelecoms director for marketing for the business segment:
“Among key factors contributing to our successful promotion of the hosted PBX service, apart from the Plus Account” offer, are our multi-channel tactics to attract new clients, tailored approach to targeting and advertising in each region, as well as a transparent and straightforward pricing, underpinned by the multifunctional nature of the service.

The PBX service eliminates the need to purchase and maintain telecommunication equipment, as it is hosted on a providers server and connects users via cloud. Rostelecom enables its clients to arrange a telephone infrastructure for businesses of any size from start-ups to large national companies, providing a wide range of additional functions, such as phone calls monitoring and recording. In addition, owners of hosted PBX can manage their telephone network through personal web office and adjust it to meet their business needs.

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