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Kyivstar’s view on OTT services and zero-rated pricing

While some operators are struggling fighting OTT players with own IM and VoIP analogues, Kyivstar decided to offer services its subscribers would actually be interested to use. Recently the portfolio of operator’s OTT services has widened with the addition of App Club and Smart Kyivstar. App Club is an applications and games store. It allows… Read more

Alla Shabelnikova

Zero roaming proposal gains support from MEPs

18 March 2014 Today, Members of European Parliament (MEPs) Industry Committee voted in favour of European Commission’s telecommunications single market package. The MEPs expressed their support to abolish roaming charges within the European Union (EU) from December 2015 with plenary vote awaited until 3 April. Commission’s zero roaming proposal to eliminate all roaming charges for… Read more

Nishi Verma Nangia

APAC’s FTTH king hedges bets with G.hn deal

As a telecoms analyst, you have to do a lot of reading – and that means plowing through a lot of stories that eager public-relations executives are desperately trying to pump life into, despite the fact that they contain almost nothing of serious interest whatsoever. (The stories, that is, not the executives – although I… Read more

Tony Brown