5% of Ukraine's residents will use LTE services by 2020

By bne IntelliNews June 4, 2015

An estimated 57% of Ukrainians will be using 3G mobile services by 2020, while just 5% of them will be using LTE (4G) technology, Ukrainian media reported on June 4, quoting the Ericsson Mobility Report, based on data from the AC&M consulting and research agency.

Ukraine remains one of the least developed countries in Europe in terms of mobile technologies. In February, the country's authorities issued 3G licences to MTS Ukraine, Turkcell’s subsidiary Astelit, and VimpelCom's subsidiary Kyivstar.

Earlier this year, Ukrainian national telecommunications regulator announced its intention to start a process of issuing licences for building LTE networks in 2017.

Related Articles

Finland gives final nod to construction of Nord Stream II

Finland has issued a second and final permit for the construction of the controversial Nord Stream II pipeline that is to pump gas from Russia directly to Germany via a Baltic Sea route, the Regional ... more

Poroshenko officially nominates Smolii for post of Ukraine central bank governor

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated Yakiv Smolii, the acting head of National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), as a candidate for the post of governor to replace the outgoing governor ... more

Saakashvili sentenced in absentia by Georgian court to 3 years in jail

A Georgian court sentenced former president Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison on January 5 over his alleged involvement in the covering up of the murder of a Georgian banker in ... more

Dismiss