Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
held a meeting with representatives of mobile operators on the introduction of
Mobile ID – an alternative electronic identity service.
participants of the meeting discussed prospects of launching technologies in
Ukraine and necessary legislative decisions. Representatives of mobile
operators presented results of a pilot project to introduce Mobile ID
has to provide distant communications, transparency and efficiency whatever it
concerns– bank, hospital, education, social assistance, public service – land,
building, or something else. A person has to get using his mobile phone a
possibility to order and receive any public service without any contact with officials.
This is a huge achievement, including fight against bribery," said Volodymyr Groysman.
I believe that every [service – ed.] should be distant. The practice when a
person goes to get some references should become history", stressed the
to him, Ukraine has huge prospects for the development and introducing
electronic technology that would let people get high quality services.
must create necessary services for people to minimize contacts with officials. Actually,
every single service - public, administrative, commercial – is vital to be
provided as fast as possible, distantly and efficiently," said the Head of
the Government in the beginning of the meeting.
In this regard,
the Prime Minister reminded that the Government had launched an electronic
system of public procurement ProZorro, opening of
public registries, ID cards instead of passports.
Groysman also stressed the need to provide legal
support both at the level of legislation and governmental decisions to create
legal opportunities for the implementation of solutions and development of new
context, he assured of the readiness of the Government to form a package of
necessary legislative initiatives, which will “enable companies to launch mobile
identification, which is key for the development of further products.”
urged all mobile operators to establish an identical system that will be
equally understood in functioning among all the users.
Prime Minister raised at the meeting a question asked by students of the
National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic
Institute" about the prospects for the introduction of 3G technology in
the Kyiv metro. It was agreed that mobile operators would consider the
feasibility of such innovation and will report about results on Thursday.
was attended by heads of leading Ukrainian mobile operators Kyivstar,
MTS Ukraine (Vodafone), Lifecell, the management of
the State Agency for e-Governance, State Service of Special
Communication and Information Protection, National Commission for the State
Regulation of Communications and Informatization,
representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economic Development and
Trade of Ukraine.