Ukrtelecom Joint Stock Company is the advanced enterprise with the developed infrastructure dominating on the telephony market in Ukraine. The Company occupies about 71% of the local telephony market and 83% of the long-distance and international telephony market.
The history of Ukrtelecom foundation began in 1993 after registration of the Ukrainian Telecommunication Corporation UKRELEKTROZVIAZOK (since 1994 – Ukrtelecom). Later, in 1998, according to the Program approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ukrtelecom Corporation was reorganized into the unified state enterprise and, after corporatization in January 2000, it was transformed into a joint stock company.
Nowadays, the organizational structure of Ukrtelecom JSC is built subject to the principle of vertical management of finances, technical processes and human resources. The Company incorporates 32 branches, one of which, Utel, was founded in 2005 by the decision adopted by the General Shareholders’ Meeting.
In December, 2005 Ukrtelecom JSC obtained a license for mobile telephony with the right for technical support and maintenance of telecommunication networks and leasing of lines by UMTS/WCDMA technologies. UMTS/WCDMA Standard allows intangible from other operator's networks to the new standard mobile network. The Company's customers will employ all the basic services though of much higher quality as well as new ones including video calls, multimedia, voice and video mail, broad-band Internet and many others.
Ukrtelecom cellular network code is 091.
The Company offers the most advanced services including data transfer and VPN networking, video conferencing, 3G mobile, in particular, video calls, 3.6 Mbit/s broadband mobile, SMS's to fixed line numbers and a lot of other high-quality services.
Ukrtelecom is a member (a shareholder) of a number of joint ventures and joint stock companies operating in the telecommunication market of
- Elsacom-Ukraine CJSC – (mobile satellite communication in Globalstar system) – 34% of shares are owned by Ukrtelecom.
- Ukrainian Wave JV (Ukrayinska Khvylia) – Ukrtelecom’s share in the authorized fund constitutes 23.6%.
- Telecominvest JSC (development and introduction of EMDS) – 26% of shares are owned by Ukrtelecom.
- Svemon-Invest JSC – 1.12%.
- Telesystems of
Ukraine CJSC (fixed subscriber radio access) – 2.47%.
Ukrtelecom provides all kinds of advanced telecommunication services throughout
- international, long-distance and local telephony;
- UMTS/WCDMA mobile services;
- data transfer and VPN;
- Internet services, including dial-up and broadband Internet access for fixed telephony subscribers;
IP-connectionvia dedicated line;
- hardware and virtual hosting;
- rent of
non-switcheddedicated telecom channels;
- video-conference communication;
- wire communication;
- maintenance of radio and TV broadcasting networks;
Ukrtelecom possesses the most high-capacity, reliable and expanded network with high level of maintainability and redundancy that is the basis for telecom infrastructure of
To satisfy the increasing demands of its subscribers, Ukrtelecom created the most high-capacity national data trunk network in
To provide its customers with long-distance telecommunication services and ensure transmission of its partners’ traffic over
Ukrtelecom is the largest telecommunication operator of fixed telephony in Ukraine, which operates more than 10 million of telephone lines being the leader among Internet providers in Ukraine offering dial-up services to hundreds of thousands customers and at the same time it is the only company in Ukraine providing 3G UMTS services.
Registered address: 18 Shevchenko blvd., Kyiv 01601, Ukraine.