Rostelecom OJSC: Conference Call to Discuss Rostelecom’s Financial and Operational Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full

  Rostelecom OJSC: Conference Call to Discuss Rostelecom’s Financial and   Operational Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2013 -   Replacement  UK Regulatory Announcement  MOSCOW  The issuer advises that the following replaces the Rostelecom Conference Call to Discuss Rostelecom’s Financial and Operational Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2013 announcement released at 03:17 PM GMT on March 11, 2014.  The time of the conference call has been updated to 10:00 AM (NYT).  All other details remain unchanged.  The full corrected release is shown below.  CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ROSTELECOM’S FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL RESULTS FOR                    THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR OF 2013  WEDNESDAY, 19 MARCH 2014  10.00 AM (NYT) / 2.00 PM (UK) / 3.00 PM (CET) / 6.00 PM (MOSCOW)  Host:  Ekaterina Ustinova – Head of Investor Relations  Speaker:  Sergey Kalugin– President and Chief Executive Officer  Kai-Uwe Melhorn – Chief Financial Officer  Larissa Tkachuk, Senior Vice-President - Commercial Director and Maria Florentieva, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Investor Relations will also be available for the Q&A session  To participate in the conference call, please dial:  Russia +7 495 213 0977  UK/ International: +44 20 7784 1036  US: +1 212 444 0895  Access Code: 6662239  A replay of the conference call will be available on the Company’s website http://www.rostelecom.ru/en/ir/results_and_presentations/financials/2013/ in due course.                                      * * *  For more information please visit http://www.rostelecom.ru/en/ir or contact:  “Rostelecom Investor Relations / Rostelecom IR” application is now available to download for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play  Investor Relations Department  Tel. +7 (499) 995 97 80  ir@rt.ru                                      * * *  Rostelecom (www.rostelecom.ru) is Russia’s largest national telecommunications operator with presence in all Russian regions. The Group is the undisputable leader of broadband and pay-TV markets in Russia with over 9.8 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and over 7.0 million pay-TV subscribers. The Group is also an important innovator that provides solutions in the field of medicine, E-Government, cloud computing and education.  Rostelecom was assigned a ‘BBB-’ and ‘BB+’ international credit ratings by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s respectively, both with a ‘Stable’ outlook. The Group generated RUB 232.3 billion of consolidated revenues, RUB 87.1 billion of OIBDA (37.5% of revenues) and RUB 24.2 billion of net income for the first nine months ended September 30, 2013.                                      * * *  Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.  Those forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:    *Management’s assessment of the Company’s future operating and financial     results as well as forecasts of the present value of future cash flows and     related factors;   *the Company’s anticipated capital expenditures and plans to construct and     modernize its network;   *the Company’s expectations as to the growth in demand for its services,     plans relating to the expansion of the range of its services and their     pricing;   *the Company’s plans with respect to improving its corporate governance     practices;   *the Company’s expectations as to its position in the telecommunications     market and the development of the market segments within which the Company     operates;   *economic outlook and industry trends;   *the Company’s expectations as to the regulation of the Russian     telecommunications industry and assessment of impact of regulatory     initiatives on the Company’s activity;   *other statements regarding matters that are not historical facts.  Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include:    *risks relating to changes in political, economic and social conditions in     Russia as well as changes in global economic conditions;   *risks relating to Russian legislation, regulation and taxation, including     laws, regulations, decrees and decisions governing the Russian     telecommunications industry, securities industry as well as currency and     exchange controls relating to Russian entities and their official     interpretation by regulatory bodies;   *risks relating to the Company, including the achievement of the     anticipated results, levels of profitability and growth, ability to create     and meet demand for the Company’s services including their promotions, and     the ability of the Company to remain competitive in a liberalized     telecommunications market;   *technological risks associated with the functioning and development of the     telecommunications infrastructure, technological innovations as well as     the convergence of technologies;   *other risks and uncertainties. For a more detailed discussion of these and     other factors, see the Company’s Annual Report and the Company’s other     public filings.  Many of these factors are beyond the Company’s ability to control or predict. Given these and other uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any of the forward-looking statements contained herein or otherwise. The Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements (which are made as of the date hereof) to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable laws.  Contact:  Rostelecom OJSC  
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