Ex-head of “Kyivstar” believes that Vodafone will be afraid to invest in Ukraine

Экс-руководитель «Киевстар» считает, что «Vodafone» побоится вкладывать инвестиции в Украину

Former President of Kyivstar Petro Chernyshov believes that the arrival in Ukraine of “Vodafone” is unlikely.

“Under the present circumstances in Ukraine, in particular in military situation, I don’t know what price they should offer for its MTS Ukrainian business unit to Vodafone decided to come in here. Maybe to give. To invest in Ukraine for a big major company now, I believe, is simply unrealistic,” said Blackburn in an interview LIGA.net.

It should be noted that in October 2015 the then operator MTS has signed an agreement with Vodafone and agreed with him about franchise — MTS on Commission terms can use the Vodafone brand to work in Ukraine.

On 17 January, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the concept of development of the digital economy in 2018-2020. Investment in the development of a unified digital infrastructure of Ukraine can make a 5-6 billion Euro. For the first half of 2018 capital investment to Ukraine grew by more than a quarter. Ukraine plans to attract canadian investment in the framework of enhanced cooperation.