Ukrtelecom Announces Tender to Purchase 1.1 Million SIM-Cards for 3G Network

ukrtelecom-enUkrtelecom, Ukraine’s largest telecommunications company, has announced a tender to purchase 1.135 million SIM-cards for the network of mobile communications of UMTS standard (3G).

Ukrainian News learned this from a statement by the company, the wording of which was made available to the agency.

According to the statement, three lots have been put up.

The first lot envisages purchase of 120,000 SIM-cards in individual packaging for contractual subscription (the size of tender provision is UAH 132,000).

The second lot envisages the purchase of 650,000 SIM-cards in individual packaging for non-contractual subscription (the size of tender provision is UAH 715,000).

The third lot envisages the purchase of 365,000 SIM-cards in individual packaging for contractual subscription (the size of tender provision is UAH 803,000).

The term of supplies of SIM-cards is from October 2010 until October 2011.

The applications for participation in the tender are accepted until 10:00 on September 29, 2010. The bids will be unsealed at 14:00 on September 29.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Ukrtelecom provided services of mobile communications of third generation from 1 November 2007.

Ukrtelecom finished the first half of 2010 with a net profit of UAH 47.973 million. The company boosted its net revenues by 3.3% or by UAH 108.362 million in the first half of 2010 over the same period of 2009, to UAH 3,402.463 million.

Ukrtelecom finished 2009 with a loss of UAH 456.4 million. The company boosted its net revenues by 3.39% or by UAH 225.202 million in 2009 over 2008, to UAH 6,870.931 million.

Ukrtelecom has a 78.5% share of the fixed-line telephone market in Ukraine and provides services to 9.9 million subscribers.

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