The MTS Ukraine, the mobile telephone operator, launched operation of 245 base stations in 2010, thus increasing the total number of its base stations by 1.8% to 13,841.
The operator installed base stations in 72 population centers that were not previously covered by the MTS network.
The largest number of base stations was installed in the center of Ukraine — 35% of the total number, and in the north of Ukraine — 15% of the total number.
Kyiv region, Crimea, and Dnipropetrovsk region are the leaders in the number of installed stations — 27%, 9% and 8% respectively.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) of Russia owns 100% of the shares in MTS Ukraine.