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26
January
2022

Ministry of Reintegration signs memos with two mobile network operators on ‘virtual number’ for residents of occupied territories

KYIV. Jan 26 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The Ministry of Ukraine for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories and two mobile network operators – lifecell and Intertelecom – have signed memorandums on a “virtual number” for residents of the temporarily occupied territories of the country.

“The Ministry for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories signed memorandums of cooperation with lifecell LLC and Intertelecom LLC. The main goal is to coordinate efforts and work together to inform residents of the temporarily occupied territories about the possibilities of using the services of telecom operators “virtual number,” the ministry said in a press release.

The “virtual number” is a service that allows you to purchase a Ukrainian phone number anywhere in the world and use it via the mobile Internet or Wi-Fi and using a mobile application, even without a physical SIM card.

In particular, the lifecell operator provides the “virtual number” service through the BiP mobile application, Intertelecom through the IT Phone application.

In both applications, users of the occupied territories can receive and make voice and video calls, as well as receive incoming SMS messages to an email address without a physical SIM card.