Rostelekom OAO (Rostelecom OJSC) is a Russia-based integrated telecommunications operator. Throughout Russia, Rostelecom renders domestic long-distance (DLD) and international long-distance (ILD) telecommunications services, mobile voice and data services, broadband Internet access services and pay TV services. It has approximately 500,000 km of backbone infrastructure and provides access to 35 million subscribers. Rostelekom OAO focuses on two customer groups: residential customers and corporate customers. It also offers Internet, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Data Center services, Intelligent Network Services (INS) and videoconferencing, among others. The Company operates through numerous points of presence in every region of Russia. And it also has a representative office in Geneva, Switzerland. As of December 31, 2011, the Company�s major shareholder was Investitsionnaya kompaniya svyazi OAO with a stake of 40.06%. In July, 2012, the Company acquired CDMA operator Sky Link ZAO.