Ukraine mobile operators oppose universal service fund plan
In June, operators’ revenues from mobile cellular communications services rose by 7.4%, compared to May, from UAH 2,303.205 million to UAH 2,472.513 million.
Mobile telephone operators have a generally positive attitude to the parliament’s decision to grant subscribers to mobile telephone services the right to keep their personal telephone numbers when switching from one mobile telephone operator to another (MNP – mobile number…
The Committee members passed this decision unanimously at its meeting. This means the Committee left unchanged its decision it passed in May 2009.
The National Commission for Regulating Communications has overturned the decision on licensing the Astelit cellular mobile telephone company, which provides mobile telephone services under the life:) brand name, to render local fixed telephony services in six regions until 2015 because…
In April, the number of subscribers of Ukrainian mobile-telephone operators fell by 0.4% or 0.22 million to 54.83 million.
Mikhail Fridman has always set his sights high. The Russian oligarch started his working life cleaning windows in the early 1990s, but a decade on and he is one of the most successful businessmen in Russia. The Alfa Group that he built up has interests in oil, finance, real estate and even tea, but in April he cleared away the last obstacle to fulfilling his dream: to build a “Vodafone of the east.”
The Astelit cellular mobile telephone company, which provides mobile telephone services under the life:) brand name, ended the first quarter of 2010 with EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) of USD 3.6 million.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine may demand VimpelCom (Russia) to sell part of its assets to permit a merger with Kyivstar, a Ukrainian mobile communication operator, Committee Chairman Oleksii Kostusev has announced in an interview with newspaper Delo.
In March, operators’ revenues from mobile cellular communications services rose by 11.8%, compared to February, from UAH 2,060.186 million to UAH 2,304.238 million.