Year-end Report January-December 2014

 

Almaty, January 21, 2015 - 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, will announce its results for January-December 2014on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 9:00 (Astana time).

Kcell will host a conference call on January 29, 2015 at 10:00 UK time/16:00 Almaty/13:00 Moscow. The conference will be held in English and will be broadcasted live at https://new.livestream.com/instinctifpartners/KcellFY2014.

 

Telephone conference in connection to the live broadcast

You can also listen to the conference live over the phone and attend the Q&A session via a conference call. To ensure that you are connected to the conference call, please dial in a few minutes before the start of the press and analyst conference to register your attendance.

 

Kazakhstan Toll Free
Standard International Dial-In:
UK Toll Free:
Russia Toll Free:
USA Toll Free
8 800 333 3506
+44 (0) 20 3003 2666
0808 109 0700
8 10 8002 490 2044
1 866 966 5335
Conference Password: Kcell

 

A replay of the call will be available until March 1, 2015, using the same details.

UK Toll Free:: 0800 6401726

Standard International Dial-In: +44 (0) 20 3350 6902

A presentation will be available on the Company website shortly before the conference call on www.investors.kcell.kz/en.

 

Enquiries:

Kcell  
Investor Relations  
Irina Shol Tel: +7 727 2582755 ext. 1205
Investor_relations@kcell.kz
Media
Natalya Eskova
Теl: +7 727 2582755
Pressa@kcell.kz
International Media  
College Hill Tel: +44 207 457 2020
Leonid Fink, Galyna Kulachek, Tony Friend, Kay Larsen  

 

Company Overview

Kcell is the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Kazakhstan by market share in terms of revenue and the number of subscribers. It has operated since 1998, and as at 31 December 2013 it had approximately 14.3 million subscribers, representing a market share of 46.2%, as estimated by the Company. Its estimated market share in terms of revenue was 54% for the year ended 31 December 2013.

Kcell provides mobile voice telecommunications services, messaging services, value-added services such as multimedia and mobile content services, as well as data transmission services including internet access. It has two brands: the Kcell brand, which is targeted primarily at corporate subscribers (including government subscribers), and the Activ brand, which is targeted primarily at mass market subscribers. The Company offers its services through its extensive, high quality network which covers substantially all of the populated territory of Kazakhstan.

In December 2012, Kcell successfully completed its offering of GDR’s on the London Stock Exchange and common shares on KASE. The price was set at USD 10.50 per GDR and KZT 1,578.68 per share with each GDR representing one share.  The offering consisted of a sale by TeliaSonera of 50 million shares, which represent 25 percent of Kcell’s share capital. TeliaSonera holds directly and indirectly 61.9% of the Company’s common shares.

Kcell plans to benefit from the significant growth potential for mobile data services in Kazakhstan. The Company intends to continue to invest in the deployment of its 3G network to expand coverage. Kcell aims to maintain its market leadership in terms of revenue and the number of subscribers by offering its products and services at competitive prices, expanding its offering of products and services, maintaining the high quality of its network and enhancing its brand value.