Ukrainian mobile operator Digital Cellular Communications (DCC) has decided to liquidate its assets and complete its merger into its sister company, Astelit, the company said in a statement yesterday. Both DCC and Astelit are owned by Netherlands-based Eurasia Telecommunication Holdings, a joint venture of Turkey’s Turkcell and Ukrainian holding company System Capital Management. Eurasia decided to merge DCC into Astelit in April. Astelit/DCC is Ukraine’s third largest cellco with 3.91 million TDMA/GSM subscribers at the end of June, behind Kyivstar with 16 million and UMC with 15.1 million.
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