Kcell receives GTB Innovation Award

Kcell Joint Stock Company (“Kcell” or the "Company") (LSE, KASE: KCEL), the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Kazakhstan by market share in terms of revenue and subscribers, is pleased to announce that it has won the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Award 2014 in the Consumer Service Innovation category for ‘Great Silk Road’ application for travellers.

The Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards recognises the most exciting and innovative projects in the telecoms industry.

Ali Agan, CEO of Kcell, commented:

“The ‘Great Silk Road’ application was developed to help visitors to our country learn the cultural and historical attractions in a modern, interactive way. Divided into three epochs, our application makes it easy to explore the key periods of the ‘Great Silk Road’. We are honoured to be recognised for our innovation.”

Alan Burkitt-Gray, Editor of Global Telecoms Business, said:

“Kcell’s success in ‘Great Silk Road’ application presents a highly positive case study of consumer service innovation in the telecommunications sector in Kazakhstan. We congratulate the Kcell team on this award and wish it every success.”