21 Oct 2009 15:04

Medvedev tells ministries to tackle deficit of frequencies for 3G services

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has instructed the country's Communications Ministry and Defense Ministry to tackle the existing shortage of radio frequencies for cell phone services, including 3G networks.

"I have issued an instruction both to [Communications Minister Igor] Shchyogolev and [Defense Minister Anatoly] Serdyukov to take a final decision on the frequency range," Medvedev said at a meeting with Russian businessmen in the Kremlin.