This excerpt taken from the NOK 6-K filed Apr 3, 2006.
Astelit is an international company whose main shareholder is Turkcell (NYSE:TKC) - Turkeys largest GSM operator. Astelit operates in Ukraine under the brand name life:), launched in January 2005. life:) network continues to grow at an unprecedented pace. Today, it covers all cities with population over 100 000, and more than 12 000 settlements of Ukraine, as well as all major highways of the country. life:) offers its users roaming services in 181 countries globally, thanks to 467 roaming partners.
The operator was the first in Ukraine to introduce EDGE technology, which provides 5 times higher data transfer speed than GPRS. Today life:) offers the widest EDGE coverage on the market - in all the 25 oblast centers of Ukraine and the city of Sevastopol.
Life is getting interesting!
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