Kyivstar

Telecoms at war: How Ukraine is fighting to stay connected

As the Ukrainian army continues to push back Russian forces in the east of the country, we spoke to Volodymyr Lutchenko, CTO of Ukrainian operator Kyivstar, about the challenges of keeping communications online in a country under invasion.

VimpelCom-Kyivstar merger greenlighted in Ukraine

Russian carrier VimpelCom has announced that the Ukrainian Anti-Monopoly Committee has confirmed its approval of the transaction to combine VimpelCom and Ukraine’s leading operator Kyivstar. This permits VimpelCom to integrate its operations in Ukraine, combining its 100 per cent owned local subsidiary, Ukrainian RadioSystems with Kyivstar. According to Informa data, Kyivstar currently claims 43.4 per cent of the Ukrainian market.

Telenor, Altimo bury hatchet, merge assets

Nordic operator Telenor and Russian conglomerate Altimo (Alfa Group) ended years of legal disputes on Monday with a plan to combine their common assets in Russia and Ukraine.

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