Amsterdam (March 18, 2015) - VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”, “the Company” or “the Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services with operations in 14 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam, is delighted to announce that the Company’s website has been ranked the top corporate website in the Netherlands by Comprend in its annual Webranking review, the longest-running and most highly-respected survey of corporate websites.

"VimpelCom is the best website in the Netherlands for answering the content needs of its stakeholders," said Phil Marchant, Managing Director of Comprend in the UK. "It has a particularly strong Investor Relations section, including detailed information on the Company. This is a well-deserved award for the level of digital quality and stakeholder engagement that VimpelCom has shown."

"We are pleased to have achieved this top ranking for our innovative and award-winning corporate website, " said Gerbrand Nijman, VimpelCom’s Group Director and Head of Investor Relations. "Our website underscores our commitment to continuously enhancing our communications with all of our stakeholders. We have focused on delivering greater functionality, personalization, and enhanced navigation features for the user by incorporating responsive website technology viewable on desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "

Webranking bases its criteria on a global focus group of key corporate website users, including analysts, investors, journalists and jobseekers. For more information visit

About VimpelCom

VimpelCom, an international telecoms company operating in 14 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam, is one of the world’s largest integrated telecommunications services operators providing voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe. VimpelCom’s operations around the globe cover territory with a total population of approximately 740 million people. VimpelCom provides services under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", “WIND”, "Infostrada" “Mobilink”, “banglalink”, “Telecel”, and “Djezzy” brands. As of December 31, 2014, VimpelCom had 222 million mobile customers on a combined basis. VimpelCom is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol (VIP). For more information visit: