Ukraine

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.

Intellecom taps Samsung for Mobile WiMAX expansion in Ukraine

Intellecom, a Mobile WiMAX service operator in Ukraine has contracted Samsung to supply Mobile WiMAX solutions for the expansion of Intellecom’s 4G mobile internet service nationwide. The four biggeset cities in Ukraine will have access to the mobile broadband service in June 2011.

Telenor hit with $1.7bn bill over Ukrainian quarrel

The confusing spat involving Norwegian carrier Telenor, Russian operator VimpelCom and Ukrainian Radio Systems (URS) continues to rumble on, with Telenor this week served with a claim to pay $1.7bn to Farimex Products.

Vodafone takes brand into Russia, CIS

Russia’s leading mobile operator, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), has partnered with Vodafone, the world’s largest operator in terms of revenues, to bring the Big V’s brand to Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Armenia. On Thursday, Voda announced that it has struck a strategic, non-equity partnership with MTS, giving the Russian operator access to products, services and […]

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