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Ukraine - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews


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Ukraine - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews

Ukraine's large telecoms market, supported by a population of almost 46 million, is being modernised through considerable investment in both the mobile and fixed-broadband sectors. Competition is improving as alternative operators engage in infrastructure-based competition due to lack of an effective last mile network access regime. Wireless local loop and fibre operators have been most active in this area. Although the incumbent Ukrtelecom remains the dominant player, the regulatory environment is likely to improve further following the sale of Ukrtelecom to an Austrian investment firm. In addition, Ukraine's telecom market has attracted investors from Turkey and Russia. Drawing upon varied statistics, this report provides a concise overview of the Ukrainian telecoms market, including profiles of the major operators, a review of telecom network infrastructure and emerging network developments.

Key developments:

Ukrtelecom sold to Epic Services Ukraine for UAH10.57 billion; telecom revenue grows 10% in H1 2012; government suspends talks promoting free trade with the EU; legal amendments to Telecoms Law widens regulator's powers; legislation approved to encourage network sharing; number of fixed lines dips below 12 million; regulator finalising number portability conditions; NP close to implementation; regulator market data for 2011; State Statistics data to March 2013; telcos' operating and financial data to Q1 2013; market developments to end-2013.

Companies covered in this report include:

Ukrtelecom, Datagroup, Eurotranstelecom, Beeline, Vega, Velton Telecom, Intertelecom, ITC, Telesystems.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Overview of Ukraine's telecom market
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Law of Ukraine on Telecommunications
4.2 Regulatory authority
4.2.1 National Commission for Communications Regulation (NCCR)
4.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Ukraine
4.3.1 Privatisation
4.3.2 Interconnection
4.3.3 Carrier selection and carrier preselection
4.3.4 Number Portability (NP)
5. Fixed network operators in Ukraine
5.1 Overview of operators
5.2 Ukrtelecom
5.3 Datagroup
5.4 Eurotranstelecom
5.5 Beeline Ukraine (VimpelCom)
5.6 Vega
5.7 Wireless Local Loop (WLL) operators
5.7.1 Velton Telecom
5.7.2 Intertelecom
5.7.3 International Telecommunication Company (ITC)/CDMA Ukraine
5.7.4 Telesystems of Ukraine/PEOPLEnet
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 National telecom network
6.1.1 Ukrtelecom
6.1.2 Datagroup
6.1.3 Eurotranstelecom
6.1.4 Beeline Ukraine
6.1.5 Vega
6.2 International infrastructure
6.3 Telecoms and IT
7. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics 2013 (e)
Table 2 Telephone network statistics 2014 (e)
Table 3 Internet user statistics 2014 (e)
Table 4 Broadband statistics 2013 (e)
Table 5 Mobile statistics 2014 (e)
Table 6 National telecommunications authority
Table 7 Telecom revenue by sector 2006 - 2012
Table 8 Ukrtelecom financial data 2008 - 2013
Table 9 Datagroup subscribers by type 2010 - 2012
Table 10 Datagroup financial data 2010 - 2012
Table 11 VimpelCom (Ukraine) financial data 2007 - 2013
Table 12 VimpelCom (Ukraine) financial data by sector 2007 - 2013
Table 13 VimpelCom (Ukraine) subscribers by sector 2007 - 2013
Table 14 Intertelecom subscribers 2005; 2007 - 2009; 2011 - 2012
Table 15 PEOPLEnet subscribers 2007 - 2009
Table 16 Historic - Fixed lines in service - 1995 - 2004
Table 17 Fixed lines in service - 2005 - 2014
Chart 1 Telecom revenue by sector 2006 - 2012
Chart 2 Ukrtelecom financial data 2008 - 2013
Chart 3 VimpelCom (Ukraine) financial data 2007 2013
Chart 4 VimpelCom (Ukraine) financial data 2007 - 2013

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