Analytical company J son Partners submitted its traditional monthly report on the status of the mobile communications market in Russia. So, in November, the number registered in Russia sim-cards has risen to 183, 8 million level of penetration in Russia reached 129%, while in Moscow licensed zone (MLZ) was 181%. Despite the current economic situation, the total monthly increase in subscribers in November 2008 amounted to 2, 3 million (1, 3%). In November 2008, the monthly growth increased by 6% compared with November 2007 (123 thousand). In the past month, the leader in the growth of subscriber base at the national level for 12 months left Megafon (8, 1 million), whereas prior to September 2008, the leadership kept the MTS. In the third quarter of 2008 the rate of annual growth in earnings dropped to 24%, whereas a year ago there was a 35% rise. Despite the decline in relative performance, market growth continues. According to JP income from cellular operators for the third quarter of 2008 reached $ 6, 9 billion so that the economic crisis has already affected the market for mobile communications.