Fibre-to-the-Beeline launches

19 Sep 2008

Ukrainian sister companies Golden Telecom and Ukrainian Radio Systems (Beeline), both owned by Russia’s Vimpelcom, have jointly launched a new fixed broadband internet service using fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) technology under the Beeline brand. The direct fibre access service already provides maximum 1Gbps transmission speeds for customers in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Zaporizhya, Lviv and Zhytomyr, with further launches in Odessa and Dniprepetrovsk scheduled for 1 October 2008.