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April 9, 2008  |  Email This Article   |  Print This Article

Golden Telecom plans mobile WiMAX launch in Ukraine

KIEV (WiMAX Day). The Ukraine subsidiary of Russia’s Golden Telecom is planning to launch a mobile WiMAX network in six Ukrainian cities by the end of 2008.

Vladislav Onipko, Deputy General Director of Golden Telecom, said at a press conference today that the company is already testing its network in Kharkiv. Onipko added that another 90 bases stations are planed to be deployed in the city of Kiev.

Golden Telecom owns licenses for 2.3 GHz spectrum in Ukraine through its subsidiary company S-Line, which was acquired in 2006.