Kcell notes amendment to Appendix to State Licence

Almaty, 23 May 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, notes that an amendment has been made to the Appendix to State Licence (MTК #DS000270 dated 8 June 1998) for the provision of GSM services (the “Licence”), whereby sub-paragraph “a” of clause 7.11 of the Licence - "Licence can be revoked by the court if the Licensee carries out unlicensed activity" – has been removed.