Vodafone Ukraine is the second-largest mobile operator in Ukraine, an Eastern European country with more than 42 mln inhabitants bordering European Union in the East.
Vodafone Ukraine is the second-largest mobile operator in Ukraine, an Eastern European country with more than 42 mln inhabitants bordering European Union in the East. The Company's network covers 98% of the territory of Ukraine, where 99% of the population lives. It provides mobile services in GSM-900/1800, UMTS, LTE-1800/2600 standards, fixed-line and international roaming services on 5 continents for 20 million subscribers.
Vodafone Ukraine was the first mobile operator to introduce wireless telecommunication technologies in Ukraine. The company was established on November 11, 1992 as "Ukrainian Mobile Communications" (UMC), which started to provide mobile services on July 1, 1993. In 2015 the company signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Vodafone Group, one of the largest telecommunications operators in Europe and the world, and switched to operate under the global brand Vodafone in the Ukrainian market.
Vodafone Ukraine is one of the biggest investors in the Ukrainian economy. Its total investments in the country over the past 5 years exceeded 25 billion hryvnas (almost $1 billion). Investments were mainly directed at infrastructure and new technologies development and allowed Vodafone to gain technological leadership in the local market. The Company provides to its clients 3G and 4G based voice and data services that meet the highest world standards.
Vodafone UA is the leader in innovations and provides exclusive services to the largest Ukrainian and international businesses operating in Ukraine due to access to Vodafone global platforms, its best solutions and practices in other markets.
In recent years Vodafone Ukraine’s business goes much further than traditional telecom services. The Company created a platform for launching new 4G technology-based services: IoT, technologies and solutions for Smart City, Big Data analytics, Cloud services, Mobile ID, Fintech services, etc.
Until 2017 all operations of Vodafone Ukraine were concentrated within a single company. But, with the entry to new domains, it transformed into a company with a portfolio of several businesses, all related to telecommunications and IT field. Vodafone Ukraine became the parent of VF Retail and IT SmartFlex businesses launched in July and December 2017 respectively. The total revenue of all companies exceeded 13 bln hryvnas in 2018.
Operating in a responsible and sustainable manner is important to Vodafone Ukraine. The Company runs its business in a socially responsible and ethical manner in line with international standards. It contributes to the development of local communities integrating its technologies and smart solution in the social sector in the fields of education, medicine and local social infrastructure development.
Vodafone Ukraine Key Facts
- Network coverage reached 98% of the territory with 99% of the population
- 3G launched in September 2015
- 4G launched in March 2018
- 20 mln customers
- 12 mln data customers, 5 mln 4G customers
- Total investments in 3G/4G - over 25 bln hryvnas
For more information, please visit www.vodafone.ua.