We are well known on the market for our exceptional expertise and skill in Telecommunications & IT industry. The practice is led by Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy who is recognized as a recommended expert for Telecom & Media by Who's Who Legal: TMT 2017 and as being a notable practitioner in telecommunications by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients. 

In addition to our expertise in these general matters, we are well known for our innovative solutions to complex legal problems. We provide a full range of legal services in telecommunications.

Representative experience:

We advise the leading companies in the industry:

  • VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and Kyivstar's parent, on a 2.2 billion USD eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.;

  • AT&T on the legal framework for the provision of VoIP services in Ukraine;

  • Telenor, a leading provider of telecommunications services worldwide, on the regulatory aspects of various telecommunications services in Ukraine, including satellite network services, 3G licensing, and the regulation of mobile operators in Ukraine;

  • Asters' litigators were instructed by Telenor in its multijurisdictional dispute regarding corporate governance at Kyivstar, the leading Ukrainian mobile operator;

  • TeliaSonera International Carrier, a global provider of cross-border and domestic communication services, on a variety of telecom issues;

  • Linx Telecommunications, a Netherlands-based company operating in the Baltic states, Poland and Russia, on issues related to regulatory requirements for the provision of IP-telephony services in Ukraine;

  • MCI on various legal issues of data transmission in Ukraine and in representing it in negotiations with a Ukrainian telecom service provider in connection with Internet Service Supply Agreements, frame relay (FRS), and IPL Services.

  • NTT on telecom regulatory issues in connection with providing IP-VPN services in Ukraine, licensing procedures, issues of encryption licensing, certification, use of frequencies, and audio-text services.

  • Industrial Media Network (IMN), the leading Ukrainian Internet provider operating under the IP-net trademark, on various aspects of licensing, corporate law, contracts, labour law, taxation, antitrust legal matters pertaining to a corporate restructuring, and the conclusion of a Shareholders Agreement.