Ukrtelecom started the replacement of fixed phones to mobile

Укртелеком начал замену фиксированных телефонов на мобильные

Ukrtelecom has launched a pilot project

Ukrtelecom has launched a project on implementation of convergent services, combining fixed line and mobile communications, to restore telephone service after the theft of cable.

Telecom operator Ukrtelecom on Tuesday, 14 August, launched a pilot project on restoration of fixed local communication based on mobile networks in the first town of Yellow Waters Dnipropetrovsk region. This is stated in the message of the company.

It is noted, Yellow Water is one of the cities most affected by the theft of telecommunications cable.

“Unfortunately, the numerous repairs already do not solve the problem, because the new cable back cut. And thousands of subscribers are left without communication”, – stated in the message.

For the pilot project uses a fixed network of Ukrtelecom and the mobile operator Trimob. Subscribers retain their phone number, dial the other rooms. The subscriber receives calls and calls from their landline numbers, using the rates of urban telephony. The only thing that changes is a landline telephone in which the SIM card of the operator Trimob.

In a pilot project to be subsequently involved several cities. If he is successful, Ukrtelecom will scale the project in Ukraine.

Earlier it was reported that Ukrtelecom has appealed to the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in the sphere of communications and Informatization (NCCIR), with a request to increase the maximum tariffs for fixed telephony 14% from 1 November.

We will remind, since June 1, Ukrtelecom increased the cost of the tariff plans Home Basic, Total basic and Home Unlimited of 8.2, and 11.2% (6 UAH including VAT). Then not touched the license fee, which is regulated by the state.


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