Veon confirms acquisition of 1800 MHz spectrum in Ukraine

Wednesday 7 March 2018 | 12:41 CET | News

The Veon Group has announced that Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired spectrum in the 1800 MHz band suitable for LTE services. The operatoracquired 25 MHz (paired) bands for UAH 1.325 billion and  two lots of 5 MHz (paired) bands for UAH 1.512 billion. 

Following this acquisition, Kyivstar expects to have the largest amount of contiguous spectrum in both the 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz bands, which will enable the company to increase the geographical coverage of its broadband data network in Ukraine. 



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