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The VimpelCom Group consists of telecommunications operators providing voice and data services through a range of mobile, fixed and broadband technologies. The Group includes companies operating in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Georgia and Armenia as well as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, in territories with a total population of about 340 million. The Group companies provide services under the «Beeline» brand.
The VimpelCom Group's license portfolio covers a territory with a population of about 340 million. Geographically it covers the whole territory of Russia as well as the entire territories of Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Georgia, Armenia as well as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
As of June 30, 2009, VimpelCom's total number of active subscribers in Russia and the CIS was 63.7 million (including 50.0 million in Russia, 6.6 million in Kazakhstan, 3.6 million in Uzbekistan and 1.9 million in Ukraine).
On February 29, 2008 VimpelCom completed a merger with Golden Telecom, a leading facilities-based provider of integrated telecommunications and Internet services in Russia and the CIS.
In July 2008 VimpelCom signed a joint venture agreement to launch a GSM network in Vietnam and acquired a 90% stake in Sotelco, a company holding a GSM license for Cambodia.
In May 2009 VimpelCom launched commercial operations in Cambodia and inJuly 2009 in Vietnam.
VimpelCom was the first Russian company to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in November 1996. Its ADSs (American Depositary Shares) are traded under the symbol «VIP».