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This report provides an update on the performance of VimpelCom Group operations for the 12 months to end-3Q14, covering a company overview, market dynamics, key performance indicators, and analysis of strategic initiatives and key products of VimpelCom.


  • The total number of Group subscribers increased by 2% year on year to 223.4 million in 3Q14. The biggest year-on-year subscriber net additions were in Bangladesh, Algeria, and Pakistan.
  • MTS and VimpelCom struck up a partnership to jointly build an LTE network. The move is aimed at accelerating LTE rollout to compete with its main rival, MegaFon, which currently leads the market by LTE coverage and subscribers.
  • In 2014 VimpelCom significantly expanded its LTE footprint across Russia, made huge changes to its data pricing, and launched LTE-A in Moscow. The operator also became the first operator to introduce data sharing in Russia with its “Internet on everything” service.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn the latest strategic initiatives of the Group and where VimpelCom stands in the World Financial Benchmarks
  • Understand market dynamics in VimpelCom's core markets and which new products and services the company offered in the past 12 months

Key questions answered

  • Which countries are in VimpelCom’s footprint? Which businesses has VimpelCom sold in the past 12 months?
  • What is the revenue market share of each of the Group’s businesses?
  • How has the Group’s market share by subscribers changed in its respective markets?
  • What are VimpelCom’s strategic initiatives?
  • What are the key products and technologies of VimpelCom and what is their uptake?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: VimpelCom Update, January 2015


  • Further reading
  • Author

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