Megafon OAO is a Russia-based telecommunications operator. The Company provides voice, mobile, and fixed-line data transfer, roaming and business solutions. In addition, it offers over 20 types of own-brand devices, such as handsets, modems, tablet personal computers, laptops netbooks and others. It owns a nationwide mobile communications network that operates on the dual band global system for mobile communications (GSM) 900/1800 standard. It has also launched into service for commercial use third generation network (3G), as well as 4G network. It operates through numerous offices located domestically, as well as provides mobile services in Tajikistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. In 2013, it bought a 51% stake in Regional'nyi navigatsionno-informatsionnyi tsentr Evreyskoy avtonomnoy oblasti OAO and completed acquisition of 100% interest in Maxiten Co Limited. On February 14, 2014, it completed acquisition of a 100% interest in closed joint stock company SMARTS-Volgograd.