MTS (Vodafone) Ukraine changes legal name

26 May 2017

Russian-backed cellco MTS Ukraine, operating under the Vodafone Ukraine brand, has announced on its website the change of its registered legal company name to ‘VF UKRAINE’. The announcement says that renaming the company represents ‘the next stage of the transition to work under the Vodafone brand in Ukraine’. TeleGeography notes that MTS Ukraine (Vodafone Ukraine) is wholly owned by Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) of Russia, itself part of the Sistema group, which in February 2015 transferred its 100% stake to an indirect ownership structure, transferring all shares in the Ukrainian private joint-stock company (PJSC) to Netherlands-based Preludium BV, itself owned by Luxembourg-registered firm Allegretto Holding.

Ukraine, Vodafone Ukraine