«Kcell» JSC is the cellular operator rendering services of GSM-900/1800 and UMTS/WCDMA 2100 MH standard. It is affiliated to TeliaSonera, the largest Scandinavian telecommunications holding. The company was established in 1998 and since February 1999 it began rendering services of cellular communication under the trade mark Kcell. Activ brand was launched in September the same year. Today the Company's subscriber data base exceeds 11.6 million. Through the dynamic actions of the Company in the Kazakhstani mobile market the Company was first to launch GPRS/EDGE technologies. Kcell started proactive 3G network development in November 2010 and as of now the third generation network is available in 75 cities of Kazakhstan. As of December 2011 mobile communication provided by the Company is available in 4979 cities and settlements of Kazakhstan. «Kcell» Joint Stock Company is the successor of «GSM Kazakhstan OJSC «Kazakhtelecom» LLP.
«Kyivstar» is No. 1 operator in the mobile communications, one of the best brand in Ukraine. Kyivstar provides mobile communications services in GSM-900 and GSM-1800 standards; roaming services in 195 countries on 5 continents; services of broadband internet access on the basis of FTTB; services of fixed-line telephony for business under the most contemporary technologies. Today every second Ukrainian uses Kyivstar services. At the moment the subscriber base contains more than 25 mln subscribers. Kyivstar mobile communications network is one of the best in Europe according to NetQB network survey of Ericsson company (http://www.kyivstar.ua/f/1/about/about/quality/KS_Ericsson_2012.pdf) and covers all cities and towns of Ukraine as well as more than 28 thousand of rural settlements, all the main national and regional roads, the most of sea and river shores of Ukraine. On October З, 2010 two Ukrainian telecommunication operators — Kyivstar PJSC and Beeline-Ukraine (Ukrainian Radio Systems PJSC and Golden Telecom LLC) — went into united Kyivstar, Ukrainian business unit VimpelCom Ltd. Ukrainian business unit VimpelCom Ltd. provides telecommunication services under the brands of Kyivstar, djuice and Kyivstar Business subbrand. Since 2010 Kyivstar has started providing services of fixed-line telephony for business and broadband access on the basis of FTTB.
Ukrtelecom Joint Stock Company is the advanced enterprise with the developed infrastructure dominating on the telephony market in Ukraine. The Company occupies about 71% of the local telephony market and 83% of the long-distance and international telephony market. Ukrtelecom provides all kinds of advanced telecommunication services throughout Ukraine, namely: international, long-distance and local telephony; UMTS/WCDMA mobile services; data transfer and VPN; Internet services, including dial-up and broadband Internet access for fixed telephony subscribers; permanent IP-connection via dedicated line; hardware and virtual hosting; rent of non-switched dedicated telecom channels; ISDN; video-conference communication; wire communication; telegraphy; maintenance of radio and TV broadcasting networks. Ukrtelecom possesses the most high-capacity, reliable and expanded network with high level of maintainability and redundancy that is the basis for telecom infrastructure of Ukraine.
T-Systems is a Frankfurt based worldwide operating ICT provider founded in October 2000. It belongs to Deutsche Telekom AG, within which it is responsible for business customers. It operates in 24 countries of the world. The company revenue in 2007 made 11 987 milliard. Euro
JSC «Kazakhtelecom», the national carrier of Kazakhstan and one of the fastest growing telecommunications companies in the former Soviet Union, provides a broad spectrum of infocomm services. The central office is located in the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana. The company employs about 30 thousand people. JSC «Kazakhtelecom» has regional offices in each area of the country and provides services throughout the country. According to operative data as of 1 January 2009 the company serves more than 3, 333 million fixed-line subscribers. The telephone density in the Republic of Kazakhstan is an average of 21.3 fixed lines per 100 people. JSC «Kazakhtelecom» closely cooperates and works with more than 40 operators from both near and far abroad. JSC «Kazkahtelecom» is implementing a number of major infrastructure projects, upgrading and digital telecommunications networks, the introduction of new technologies providing for the villages, as well as the development of broadband Internet access.
The MTS Ukraine PrJSC network covers more than 97% of the territory of Ukraine inhabited by 99% of the Ukrainian population. The company renders services to more than 17.37 million subscribers. The company holds the licenses for the provision of mobile (GSM- 900/1800, CDMA-450 standard), fixed-line and international / inter-city communication as well as provides international roaming services on five continents. In 2009 its revenues totaled UAH 8.2 billion. MTS Ukraine is a 100% subsidiary of Mobile TeleSystems, OJSC (MTS) that is the largest mobile communications operator in Russian Federation, Central and Eastern Europe in terms of the number of subscribers. Together with its subsidiaries MTS provides services to more than 98.65 million subscribers. The population of 82 Russian regions as well as such countries as Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan where MTS and its subsidiaries hold the licenses for the provision of services in GSM standard exceeds 230 million people. Since 2000 the MTS shares have been quoted at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the code “MBT”.
PJSC SMARTS (" 120 Interregional Association of Radio-telecommunication Systems in Srednevolzhskaya Area ") is the largest cross-regional mobile phone operator in Russia, providing services of cellular communication standard GSM 900/1800 since 1996. Services include a full range of voice and supplementary services: local cellular communications, long distance and international communications, roaming, data (SMS, MMS, GPRS, WAP); pre-paid and post-paid services; basic additional services (define number, deny calls, forward calls, voice mail etc.), information and entertainment services (orders, delivery of ads, interactive SMS-service, music, etc.), service support of subscribers. PJSC "SMARTS" operates in 15 regions of Russia in Povolzhskiy, Southern and Central Federal District (Samara, Astrakhan, Volgograd, Ivanovo, Orenburg, Penza, Saratov, Yaroslavl, Ulyanovsk region, the Republic of Bashkortostan, Kalmykia, Mari El, Mordovia, Tatarstan, Chuvashia). The number of subscribers of the SMARTS group as of January 2009 was over 3.5 million. The transport network is built on the company's own radio and optical equipment, as well as on leased channels.
FE «COSCOM» LLC was established in April of 1996 as joint enterprise MCT Telecom Corp. (99.2%) and local partner (0.8%). Fundamental area of enterprise is development of modern cellular communication system in standard of GSM 900/1800. First network was launched in Samarkand city, later network spread all over the country. In July of 2007 the main shareholder of FE «COSCOM» LLC became Swedish-Finnish company TeliaSonera - one of the leading European players at telecommunication market. TeliaSonera Company - one of the participants of GSM technology opening in 1993 year. This is - open company with 700 000 shareholders, in which 28 000 employed workers. TeliaSonera leads business in 18 countries of the world. Henceforth «COSCOM» is part of this overall European structure and under control of Fintur Holdings B.V company. In 2008 FE «COSCOM» LLC started to realization of his plans about total modernization of radio-switching equipment, launching 3G system and offering new, modern services to his subscribers. Special attention is given to development of new offers for company subscribers and further broadening network coverage, in order that company services became available for those, who lives in remote districts of Uzbekistan. In July of 2008 FE «COSCOM» LLC accomplished full restart of his trade mark, and new «UCell» brand appeared instead of «COSCOM» brand.
The England and Wales Cricket Board was established on January 1 1997 as the single national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales. It has its headquarters at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. The formation of the ECB was the culmination of a drive towards creating, for the first time, one unified body responsible for the management and development of every form of cricket for men and women. This included clubs, schools, juniors and youth, disabilities cricket, representative, first class and international cricket - the whole game from playground to the Test arena.
"Transtelecom" JSC is formed on November 9, 1999 for the purpose of the guarantee of technical operation and modernization of the existing communication network "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC. Today "Transtelecom" JSC is one of the leading telecommunication operators in Kazakhstan, which provides not only international, interurban, local telephony services and access to Internet Network, but also backbone links. Clients of "Transtelecom" JSC are private individuals as well as corporate users, and telecommunication operators. "Transtelecom" JSC has sufficiently branched network of local telephone connection, built along the railroads of Kazakhstan, and is present in more than 200 populated areas. "Transtelecom" JSC possesses all necessary licenses for the realization of operator activity in the sphere of telecommunications in The Republic of Kazakhstan. "Transtelecom" JSC proposes to you the most contemporary solutions, which cover entire spectrum of the telecommunication services, which are characterized by quality and reliability.
Vega Telecommunications Group is the largest private operator of Ukrainian fixed-line market and a part of SCM Group's telecommunication business. Vega holds a leading position in Ukrainian fixed telephony services, broadband Internet access and data transmission markets. Vega appeared at Ukrainian market as the result of consolidation of largest Ukrainian telecommunication groups «Farlep» and «Optima Telecom» joined by the companies «Ukomline», «CSS», IP Telecom, «Matrix», «Vilkom» and many others. As of today the consolidated operator is present in 40 cities and 2 villages in 17 regions of Ukraine. Full range of services is provided by Vega in 37 locations in Ukraine. Operational management of the Vega telecommunications group is performed by Farlep Invest.
Closed joint-stock venture "Byelorussian telecommunication network" registered on 5.11.2004. Upon signing the contract on 29.06.2008 it joint international group of Turkcell Company. Now the constitutors of "Byelorussian telecommunication network" are Turkcell (80%) and Republic of Belarus (20%). The Republic of Belarus is presented by the Ministry of Communications and Informatisation. In addition to voice communication the operator renders the services of data transfer by GPRS technology and also the services of SMS and MMS.
Nokia Siemens Networks is one of the largest telecommunications solutions suppliers in the world. Nokia Siemens Networks was created as the result of a joint venture between Siemens AG and Nokia's Network Business Group. The new company was announced on 19 June 2006 and began full operations on 1 April 2007. The company has about 60,000 employees. Its business units reflect main business activities of the company: Radio Access, Broadband Access, Converged Core, IP Transport, Operations and Business Software Services. It has its headquarters in Espoo, Finland. The customer base of Nokia Siemens Networks includes 1,400 customers in 150 countries (including more than 600 operator customers). About 1 billion people are connected through its networks.
«ALTEL» JSC is the first national operator of cellular communication in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Since 1994 «ALTEL» JSC provided its users with telecommunication services in the biggest cities of Kazakhstan in analog format AMPS/NAMPS. Since December, 2003 the third generation technology providing services of cellular communication and wireless Internet - CDMA 2000-1X has been put into commercial exploitation. Since March, 2010 a high-speed data communication CDMA EV-DO network has been put into commercial exploitation. At present time «ALTEL» JSC is the first and only operator of cellular communication of the standard CDMA 2000-1X in Kazakhstan with the trademarks: «Dalacom» - «postpaid» service, «PAThWORD» - «prepaid» service and «City» - direct city number on a mobile phone. Also «ALTEL» JSC provides a high-speed data communication service with the trademark «JET», based on a CDMA EV-DO technology. «ALTEL» JSC develops the network infrastructure in regions of presence, creates new unique opportunities for working outside an office, offering mobile decisions for development of business, communication and rest.
Bestence GmbH offers consulting services and solutions in the environment of Customer Process Management focusing on large and medium-sized telecommunications providers, but also serve companies in the realm of utility providers as well as companies with a general need for process optimization and automation. Bestence was founded in 2008 by Dr. Klaus Radermacher and Stefan Brock. Both founders have more than 20 years of experience in the IT- and telecommunications business. They have held senior positions in companies like Deutsche Telekom, T-Systems, T-Multimedia Solutions, T-Venture, Tiscali, 7P Solutions AG to name just a few. Bestence is a notable figure in the German consulting market that serves a number of major clients.
Deutsche Telekom AG - a public telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn, was formed in 1996 as the former state-owned monopoly Deutsche Bundespost was privatized. It is the largest telecommunications company in Germany and in the European Union, operating in over 50 countries around the world. Provides fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband and fixed-line internet services, IT and network services to over 90 million providers. As of the end of 2008 its market cap makes 65 billion USD.
Ness Technologies is a leading global provider of Information Technology (IT) services, specializing in the design and deployment of leading-edge solutions, including both offshore and near-shore outsourcing; system integration, application development and consulting; and software distribution. Company serves over 500 customers worldwide. Incorporated in 1999 it went public in September 2004. Ness maintains offices in 18 countries around the world and a workforce of over 8,300 experienced information technology and consulting professionals.
Velton.Telecom Ltd. is one of the first private telecommunication companies in Ukraine. The company has worked in the telecommunications market since 1993 The main business activity of Velton.Telecom is development of the traditional wire communications, transport networks and multiservice access nodes (including Internet and data transmission). As of today cutting-edge networks are operating or being developed in 12 cities in Central, Eastern and Southern Ukraine: Kharkov, Kiev, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Sumy, Poltava, Zaporozhye, Kremenchug, Lugansk, Mariupol, Krivoy Rog and Simferopol. Velton.Telecom Ltd has built its own transportation network, equipped with its multiservice access nodes in regional centers of Ukraine. This enables establishment of high-capacity intercity and long-distance digital channels. Due to flexible tariff policy there are not only individuals but also well-known companies, leading banks of Central and Eastern Ukraine among the subscribers of Velton.Telecom. Flexible pricing and special discounts make digital telephone from Velton.Telecom affordable for most people, as well as organizations, companies and corporations. All this combined with high quality and continuous improvement of services is clearly a big advantage of Velton.Telecom that results in constant growth of its client base.
The US Diplomatic mission to Ukraine started on January 22, 1992, and today is comprised of approximately 175 Americans and more than 350 Ukrainians, representing more than a dozen US Government departments and agencies.
Volia is national Ukrainian telecommunication services provider. The Volia project was established in 2000, with the assistance of experts from the international investment company SigmaBleyzer. In 2002 - 2003, Volia launched state-of-the-art technologies and pioneered the implementation of digital cable TV in Eastern Europe and the CIS. In 2008 we announced about merging under one brand «VOLIA» providers that operate in more then 16 of Ukraine's largest cities, providing a complex of up-to-date telecommunication services: digital cable TV, high-speed Internet, near-video-on-demand, and VoIP. The company employs about 3000 people.
Delta Bank is one of the leaders in the consumer finance market of Ukraine. Founded in 2006, Delta Bank is a high-tech specialized retail bank. In 2008 it issued over 500 thousand credit cards, and thus has become the 8-th best in CIS countries and the forth in Ukraine in the volume of active credit cards. Today the bank is one of top-three bank in the domestic market of consumer lending, occupying about 25% of the total volume of consumer loans, and serving customers in offices throughout Ukraine. The size of the statutory fund is 510 mln of Ukrainian grivnas.