Ukraine - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
Ukraine's sizeable broadband market enjoys effective cross-platform competition. DSL remains the dominant access platform, though cable is also widely available and there has been considerable investment in FttP and FttB in recent years. LAN and wireless platforms such as Wi-Fi and WiMAX exist on a smaller scale. Digital TV is accessible from the cable and satellite platforms, while DTTV has progressed, though not without controversy in the selection of broadcasters. This report offers a concise overview of Ukraine's broadband and digital media sectors, covering major players, market developments and a wide range of statistics.
Modern Times Group agrees to sell the Viasat Ukraine pay-TV business; Volia acquires the W-Fi operator Normatek; DTTV switch-over set for June 2018; MTS Ukraine sells fixed-line assets in Odessa and Kiev regions to Vega; Ukrtelecom launches fibre-based services for the SME market; DCTEL upgrades network using subscriber-6GHz spectrum; Volia launches 150Mb/s cable broadband service and bundled TV package, expands cable network reach through acquisitions; UBG secures capacity on ASTRA satellite for DTH pay-TV offering; Kyivstar's Home Internet' fibre network extended to 4.5 million premises; Ukrtelecom launches FttP services; regulator subsidises up to one million STBs to encourage DTTV take-up; report update includes the regulator's market data, State Statistics data to January 2016, telcos' operating and financial data to Q4 2015, recent market developments.
Companies mentioned in this report:
Golden Telecom, PAN Wireless, Volia Cable, Ukrtelecom, VimpelCom