Severo-Zapadnyi Telekom OAO (North-West Telecom JSC or SZT OAO) is a Russia-based telecommunications company. It provides a range of telecommunication services through a network of 10 branches in the North-Western Federal District of Russia. The Company�s activities include provision of local, long-distance and international communication services; provision of telegraph services; provision of Internet access solutions; provision of data transmission network services; provision of intelligent network services; provision of audio and video conference services, among other. Severo-Zapadnyi Telekom OAO is also involved in the television broadcasting over cable television networks and the provision of inquiry and information services, physical lines and channel leasing services. In addition, it has five wholly owned subsidiaries and two affiliated companies. The Company is in 39.53% owned by Svyaz�invest OAO.