1800MHz applications of Kyivstar, Vodafone Ukraine, Lifecell approved

30 Jan 2018

Ukraine’s National Commission for State Regulation of Communications & Informatization (NCCIR) yesterday approved the 1800MHz 4G licence bid applications of the country’s three largest mobile operators Kyivstar, Vodafone Ukraine and Lifecell, it disclosed on its website, with no other bidders coming forward for the 1800MHz auction scheduled to be completed in ‘early March’ 2018. Bidders must submit a deposit fee by 20 February and initial bids will be placed on 26 February.

Note that the same three operators are the sole bidders in Ukraine’s 2600MHz 4G licence auction being held tomorrow (31 January 2018).