BT, Golden Telecom partner

U.K. telco giant BT has signed a backbone agreement with Russian upstart Golden Telecom that will allow BT to broaden its services in Russia, and let Golden Telecom customers use Bat's far-reaching backbone. As significant as this move is for BT, in allowing it to tap more of Russia's massive customer base, it's another sign that aggressive Golden Telecom is a force to be acknowledged on the global stage.

For more:
- TeleGeography has this brief

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- Golden Telecom has pressed forth with IPTV

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