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Number of private Internet subscribers in Ukraine 4% up

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Aug. 22, 2012, 5:48 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The number of private broadband Internet users in Ukraine in April-June 2012 increased by 4% compared to January-March this year and reached 5.75 million, according to a report prepared by analysts from iKS-Consulting.
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The number of private broadband Internet users in Ukraine in April-June 2012 increased by 4% compared to January-March this year and reached 5.75 million, according to a report prepared by analysts from iKS-Consulting.

The total number of high-speed Internet subscribers in the second quarter of 2012 was 6.5 million subscribers.

The level of the Internet penetration to households as of July 1 had reached 33%. Revenues in this sector grew by 2.8%, to Hr 1.36 billion.

iKS-Consulting said that in the period Ukrtelecom was the leader in terms of revenues from broadband Internet services. Its subscriber base came to 1.453 million - a rise of 3.3%.

Kyivstar ranked second. Its subscribers' base was 514,700 - a rise of 9.2%.

Volia ranked third. As of the end of the second quarter of 2012 it serviced 500,000 persons - a rise of 1%.

Kyiv-based Internet provider Triolan ranked fourth. The number of its subscribers is 250,000 - a rise of 3.7%.

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