Kcell starts testing of LTE equipment

Almaty, 25 February 2016 - 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, announces about commencement of testing of LTE equipment in 5 cities: Almaty, Astana, Shymkent, Aktobe and Atyrau. Thus, the company continues to conduct preparatory works for the launch of LTE in accordance with the previously planned schedule and recommendation of the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan on necessity to launch LTE on the previously issued frequencies up to 1 March 2016.