Ucell extends concessions until 2031

7 Sep 2016

Swedish-owned mobile provider Ucell has been granted extensions to its cellular licences, UzDaily reports. Ucell’s licences for the design, construction, operation and provision of services over telecommunication networks were extended by 15 years, until 10 October 2031. As noted by TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Ucell is majority-owned by Sweden’s Telia Company, but following allegations of corruption regarding its Uzbek unit, the group announced in September 2015 that it was looking to offload its 94% stake in the cellco. Meanwhile, rival mobile provider Beeline Uzbekistan – part of multinational telecoms group VimpelCom – revealed in July this year that it had also had its concessions extended by 15 years.

Uzbekistan,Ucell (Coscom),

Subscribe



Feedback

Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to editors@commsupdate.com.

Browse Past Issues

Filter

Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.

Search

Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.

Advertise

CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.

Share