Kyivstar has transferred more than ₴49 million for the humanitarian needs of Ukrainians since the beginning of the war

For six months, Kyivstar paid UAH 5.7 billion in taxes, invested almost UAH 1.7 billion in the development of the telecom network and transferred more than UAH 49 million in aid for humanitarian needs.

This was reported to Ukrinform in the press service of the national mobile operator.

In particular, according to the report, since February 2022, the telecom operator has transferred more than UAH 49 million in aid for the humanitarian needs of the military, hospitals, the elderly and those affected by the war. The company also allocated UAH 300 million to support cybersecurity and restore the country’s digital infrastructure as part of the United24 state platform implemented under the patronage of the President of Ukraine.

In addition, according to the press service, Kyivstar equipped more than 1,260 shelters in different cities of Ukraine with free Internet, and also provided 360 modular homes for IDPs with Internet. As part of cooperation with the State Emergency Service, the operator sent out 349 million SMS messages with vital information to the population.

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The company also noted that for 6 months of this year, subscribers received bonuses and free services from the telecom operator in the amount of UAH 563 million. In 30 countries of the world, Kyivstar subscribers can use roaming services at their “home” tariffs.

At the same time, it is emphasized that since February 2022, the company’s specialists have carried out more than 4 thousand restoration work at base stations, replaced more than 30 kilometers of fiber optic lines. In addition, the company continues to build new base stations where needed. Thus, in the first half of 2022, 230 new base stations were built and more than 3,000 existing base stations were upgraded to the 4G standard. To ensure high-quality communication services and network development, Kyivstar invested UAH 1.692 billion in the first half of 2022.

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As reported, Kyivstar is the largest Ukrainian electronic communications operator, which, as of June 2022, served 24.8 million mobile subscribers and more than 1.2 million Home Internet subscribers. The company provides services based on a wide range of mobile and fixed technologies, including 4G. Kyivstar.

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