At the beginning of 2023, foreign mobile operators revised the rates for Ukrainian subscribers upwards. Therefore, the new Joint Statement on coordination of efforts to ensure affordable roaming for Ukrainians in the EU was signed by the operators already taking into account these changes.
“After the full-scale invasion, we gave our subscribers the opportunity to use mobile communication in roaming without additional fees, paying only their Ukrainian tariffs. It was a temporary decision, which involved giving up income both on our part and on the part of our foreign partners in order for our citizens to stay in touch far from their homes, – indicates in “Vodafone Ukraine “ . — So, signing the statement cemented our agreements reached with the operators. It was a temporary solution, vitally necessary at a critical moment.”
The company notes that preferential conditions provided by roaming partners were valid until the end of 2022. For 2023, foreign operators revised the rates for Ukrainian subscribers upwards. Therefore, the new statement was signed by the operators already taking into account these changes.
Roaming is available in most tariffs and will continue to be provided free of charge as a gift provided that the service package is connected for prepaid subscribers and the bill is paid for contract and business subscribers, for some tariffs the service is provided for a moderate fee of UAH 50.
The lifecell operator also confirmed that many partners have supported Ukrainian operators since the beginning of the war. Thanks to this support, they continue to provide special roaming conditions for our subscribers.
In 2023, lifecell extended the period of validity of the “Gigabytes without borders” promotion, which is valid in 32 countries. As part of this promotion, tariff gigabytes of the Ukrainian lifecell service package can be used for roaming. In tariffs with unlimited Internet, the operator charges a certain amount of Internet for use abroad.