Ukraine’s dominant national fixed line operator Ukrtelecom has decided to make all calls from its public payphones to domestic fixed numbers free of charge from 1 January 2017. The telco’s website confirms that the payphone-to-fixed line calls will be free regardless of which Ukrainian region is being dialled, and also regardless of whether the number called is a traditional PSTN line, another payphone, or a fixed IP phone number, including Ukrtelecom’s ‘SIP-telephony’ (dialling code 892) service. Ukrtelecom – which currently operates around 6,000 ‘universal’ payphones around the country – had previously introduced an offer of free calls from payphones to local fixed numbers, but its new initiative does away with any regional restrictions.
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