Business news from Ukraine


Mobile communications operator Kyivstar is updating the prepaid tariffs Communication Unlim, Fun Unlim and Video Unlim, doubling the number of megabytes of Internet and minutes for calls to other networks.
The press service of the company said on Tuesday, in particular, in the tariff Communication Unlim subscribers will receive 60 minutes for calls to other networks and abroad, and 6,000 MB of mobile Internet (earlier this tariff included 30 minutes to other networks and 3,000 MB of the Internet). For those who do not need mobile Internet, the tariff has the No megabytes option.
The Fund Unlim tariff now includes 120 minutes for calls to other networks and abroad, 12,000 MB of mobile Internet and even more unlimited applications for entertainment.
For subscribers who choose the Video Unlim tariff, Kyivstar now gives 180 minutes for calls to other networks and abroad, and 18,000 MB of mobile Internet. All tariffs also include a free subscription to the Doctor online telemedicine application.
The operator said that all prepaid subscribers who will switch to one of the specified tariffs from September 1 can use the new conditions. This can be done, including by subscribers with the previous Unlim tariffs.
Since the beginning of 2020, Kyivstar has connected more than 6,000 settlements to high-speed mobile Internet. The operator plans to provide 90% of the Ukrainian population before July 2022 with access to 4G networks.

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The Swedish company IKEA, the world’s largest retailer of furniture and household goods, has to adjust its plans to enter the Ukrainian market due to the delayed construction of the Ocean Mall trade and entertainment center in Kyiv, in particular, the company is considering alternative ways for launching business in Ukraine.
“IKEA confirms its desire to change the daily life of Ukrainians for the better by offering affordable products and solutions for home. Due to the delay in construction and obtaining permits for the Ocean Mall shopping center, the company is considering alternative options that will allow it entering the Ukrainian market as soon as possible,” the company told Interfax-Ukraine.
The report says more detailed information regarding the release of IKEA in Ukraine “will be made public as soon as it becomes available.”
As reported, in September 2018, IKEA officially announced the opening of the first store in Ukraine in a city store format in 2019. The object should have been opened in Ocean Mall in Kyiv.

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