Moscow to monitor subway passengers’ phones

The police force covering Moscow’s subway system has proposed to deploy an IMSI (International Mobile Subscriber Identity) tracking system capable of monitoring the location and movement of mobile phones.

VimpelCom brings LTE to Moscow

European operator VimpelCom has launched LTE services in Moscow. The firm’s LTE FDD services are now accessible within the central Sadovoye Ring area of the city. The operator expects LTE services to be available throughout the Russian capital by the end of 2013.