Kyivstar. Company provides mobile communications services in GSM-900 and GSM-1800 standards, roaming services in 195 countries on 5 continents, services of fixed-line internet access based on FTTB (Fiber to the Building), and services of fixed-line telephony for business using the most up-to-date technologies.
On 23 February 2015 MTS Kyivstar has won the tender for 3G licence under UMTS-2100 technology. Under the licence terms the operators had to cover all regional centres with 3G communication within 18 months.
On 3 March 2015 Kyivstar carried out the first public 3G Internet testing with participation of Ukrainian reporters. The operator’s engineers ensured the 3G network download speed 35-37 Mbps.
Operator’s services are used by more than 25 million of mobile subscribers and by more than 800 thousand of fixed-line internet. “Kyivstar” mobile network is one of the best in Europe and covers all the cities and towns of Ukraine, as well as more than 28 thousand rural settlements, all main national and regional roads, most of the sea and river shores. Kyivstar network parameters are tested annually by international equipment vendors, Ukrainian telecom market regulatory body and Ukrainian experts from OMNIS STC laboratory. International audits show that Kyivstar network quality and performance are higher than region and global average.