Ukrtelecom Named Second Ukrainian National Sponsor of Euro 2012

June 1, 2011

The second Ukrainian national sponsor for the UEFA 2012 European Championships has been unveiled as telecommunications company Ukrtelecom JSC.

Ukrtelecom will work with Poland’s technology partner Orange/TP in delivering technology solutions at Euro 2012, price to be jointly staged by the two nations next year.

Ukrtelecom will also be able to run ticket promotions for its customers and will receive brand recognition in tournament stadiums and associated venues in Ukraine under the terms of the agreement.

UEFA general secretary David Taylor said: “We are delighted to welcome Ukretelecom as a member of the UEFA Euro 2012 sponsors’ family and are looking forward to working with them in the delivery of IT solutions for the benefit of the tournament.

“As host broadcaster for UEFA Euro 2012 it is crucial we have best-in-class services from our technology partner Ukrtelecom, generic in order to deliver the live match signals from Ukrainian stadiums to Uefa’s many broadcast partners and then on to football fans around the world. We believe the combination of their extensive telecommunications network and their expertise in technology solutions will help to transmit the passion and success of UEFA Euro 2012 to fans from all over the world.”

Ukrtelecom is one of an eventual eight national sponsors of Euro 2012, four coming from each host nation. So far Polish confectioner E. Wedel and Ukrainian home improvement chain Epicentre K have been named national sponsors of Euro 2012.

Georgii Dzekon, head of Ukrtelecom’s management board, said: “We are glad UEFAhas recognised Ukrtelecom’s ability to implement telecommunications projects of such a level of complexity and scale. It’s real international recognition of the absolute leadership of Ukrtelecom as the only national operator able to provide such a comprehensive range of telecommunications services throughout Ukraine.

“Ukrtelecom is 100 per cent ready to confirm its high status within UEFA Euro 2012 – the first UEFA European Football Championship to be held in central and eastern Europe. We will do everything possible to ensure that telecommunications for the championship meets the highest international standards.”