ArmInfo.Vimpelcom Group has developed a long-term program of work in Armenia and is going to implement large-scale investment projects, CEO of Vimpelcom Group Jean-Yves Charlier stated at the meeting with Armenia's Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan.
According to him the investment programs will be aimed at optimization of services in the field of landline and mobile networks and modernization of infrastructures.
The Prime Minister in turn emphasized the importance of consistent development of information and telecommunication fields in Armenia and noted that the government develops a new package for the further development of the sector. At the same time Karen Karapetyan stated about the government's readiness to discuss various initiatives and proposals with the Vimpelcom Group aimed at expansion of the company's programs in Armenia.
VimpelCom Ltd is a global provider of telecommunication services incorporated in Bermuda and headquartered in Amsterdam. After merging with Wind Telecom VimpelCom Ltd. it became the sixth largest mobile network operator in the world by subscribers (222 million customers as of the end of 2015). To note, ArmenTel CJSC (Beeline brand) became member of VimpelCom Group on November 3, 2006.