Ukraine’s modern digital economy combines a flourishing IT outsourcing industry with an increasing number of internet users and smartphone owners.
As 4G availability and usage increases around the country, demand for data services is growing rapidly.
Kyivstar is Ukraine’s number one mobile operator. Founded in 1994, the company is one of the largest contributors to the national economy and regularly cited as a top employer. Kyivstar offers affordable, reliable and high-quality data-centric tariffs and digital services, with a focus on its continued roll-out of 4G which began in 2018.
The company supports widening the attainment of digital skills and literacy, particularly in remote areas, as well as improvements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics skills for all through its co-creation of multimedia curricula. Kyivstar also hosts educational hackfests to encourage innovation and address the challenges faced by the Ukrainian education system. Kyistar has launched an accelerator programme to support start-ups in the country and contribute to the development of entrepreneurship and innovation in the region.