17 Jun 2008
Coscom, Uzbekistan’s third largest mobile operator in terms of subscribers, has announced that it is switching to the new brand of Ucell. According to the firm’s director general Oguz Memiguven: ‘[In] changing the brand to Ucell, we wanted to underscore our belonging to Uzbekistan, and at the same time show that Coscom is now a part of large family of world class telecommunications companies. In mid-2007 a controlling interest in Coscom was acquired by Swedish telco TeliaSonera. At the end of March 2008 the company’s subscriber base exceeded a million.