Cellular Network and Cloud Services Expansion Project (NDB-cellularnetworkandclo)

Countries
  • Russia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 15, 2020
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Borrower
Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock Company
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Communications
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 565.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ NDB website

Updated in EWS Jan 29, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Mar 9, 2020


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Project Description

The project comprises of the following: (i) Upgrade of cellular network infrastructure including installation of new cell towers across Russia;(ii) Deployment of cloud services infrastructure for enterprises.

Investment Description
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
Contact Information

NDB

Akhil Kumar (Project Team Leader)
operations_2@ndb.int

 

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

You can submit an information request for project information through a form at the bottom of the following webpage https://www.ndb.int/about-us/contact-us Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to info@ndb.int

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF NEW DEVELOPMENT BANK

The New Development Bank (NDB) does not currently have an independent accountability mechanism to accept complaints related to NDB-financed projects. The Bank does have a whistleblower mechanism that receives complaints about misconduct related to corruption, fraudulent practices and instances of money laundering in projects financed by the NDB and/or against the NDB staff members. To learn more about the whistleblower mechanism and how to file a complaint, access this webpage at: https://www.ndb.int/about-us/whistleblowing