The Ukrainian most popular file-sharing site Ex.ua has been shut down by Ukrainian police with immediate effect.
In 2010, Russian authorities seized the domain of the country’s biggest BitTorrent tracker, Torrents.ru, in copyright related action. Now, just over a year later, police have swooped on its sister site, Pornolab – Russia’s biggest porn tracker – and seized its servers. With the recent demise of two other huge adult trackers, it’s possible that Pornolab was the largest adult torrent site in the world.
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.
The Kyivstar telecommunication operator (Kyiv) from April 11 raises the cost of mobile internet by 16.67% or UAH 1 and UAH 2 to UAH 6 and UAH 12 a Mb of data.
The International Telecommunication Company, an operator of the fixed-line CDMA telephony services (ITC, CDMAUA brand) has introduced four voice tariff plans from April 1.
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.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has allocated the “.укр” (.ukr) national domain to Ukraine, press service of the Cabinet of Ministers said.
On March 1, the MTS Ukraine mobile communication operator lowered cost of SMSes to numbers 10715 and 10716 for access to VKontakte social network by 51.3% or 20 kopecks to 19 kopecks per message.