Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) will provide satellite Internet to users across Ukraine. Eutelsat announced the signature of a distribution contract for the Tooway™ broadband service between its Skylogic subsidiary and Eurosat-Ukraine. Eurosat-Ukraine is an affiliate of Altegrosky, a leading provider of satellite-delivered telecoms services in Russia and CIS countries. The new contract between Skylogic and Eurosat-Ukraine covers distribution to consumers in the Ukraine of the Tooway™ new generation satellite broadband service, which is delivered via Eutelsat’s KA-SAT satellite.
The Kyivstar telecommunication company introduced the Home Internet service in five cities in February and March 2011.
The Vega telecommunications group has introduced a service “Vega Network” for phone calls through the Internet from April 4.
Vietnamese telecommunications company Viettel is expected to invest about U.S. $600 million in broadband development in Ukraine, Vladislav Kaskiv, director of Ukraine’s State Agency for Investments and Investment Project Management, told reporters on March 26.
Ukrtelecom, the largest telecommunication company in Ukraine, has introduced four tariff plans “Business Internet” for corporate subscribers to mobile Internet from March 15.
Experts believe that the investment priority of the new owner of the Ukrtelecom telecommunications company is broadband Internet services.
On March 1, the Kyivstar telecommunication operator introduced four unlimited tariff plans for subscribers of the Home Internet service.
From May 10, the Beeline communication operator (Ukrainian Radio Systems and Golden Telecom companies) decided to terminate provision of Beeline Internet At Home service, the operator said.
The Ukrainian Internet Association lowered tariffs for use of traffic exchange (UA-IX) in the first month by 8.15-36.57% or UAH 1,000-6,500 to UAH 11,275 from February 14,
Kyiv-based Datagroup telecommunication company has increased external network capacity per traffic exchange point in Germany 1.5 times to 30 Gbps.