Mobile operators of Ukraine and the European Union signed a new agreement. Seven Ukrainian and 20 European companies have already joined the initiative
Ukrainian and European operators of mobile and fixed communications have signed a new joint statement on coordinating efforts to ensure affordable roaming for Ukrainians in EU countries, which has been extended for the next six months, the National Commission, which carries out state regulation in the field of electronic communications, radio frequency spectrum and postal services , reported connection
Seven Ukrainian operators have already joined the initiative – “Kyivstar”, Vodafone, lifecell, “Ukrtelecom”, Data Group, Vega Telecom and 3Mob, as well as 20 European ones.
The regulator noted that there is a direct relationship between the number of temporarily displaced persons and the number of roamers. So, at the beginning of 2022, their usual number was about 2 million per month, reaching a peak of 5 million in March. In June-December, the number of such subscribers in roaming was in the range of 3.9-4.4 million.
Implementation of the statement allowed Ukrainian operators to offer subscribers affordable roaming services in 25 EU states, as well as to cover non-EU countries.
The new statement is a continuation of the agreements that were reached within the framework of the previous agreement concluded on April 8, 2022, which has been in force for the past 9 months.
“Ukrainians will continue to be able to communicate with loved ones in the EU at affordable tariffs of the European free roaming zone ,” the Ministry of Statistics said .