Ukrtelecom, 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).
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.