By Jean-Yves Charlier, Chief Executive Officer
We are proud to announce that VEON and Hutchison were recognised at the TMT M&A Awards 2017 as winners of the Telecom M&A Deal of the Year for the EUR 22 billion merger of Wind Italia and 3 Italia in Italy.
I would like to thank TMT Finance for this prestigious award, which recognises the hard work and dedication of our teams in bringing together Wind and 3 Italia. …
by Jean-Yves Charlier, CEO
We are proud to announce the launch of our new global personal internet platform in many of our key markets, including Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Pakistan, with Italy following towards the end of the week. Named VEON, the platform was unveiled to Italian customers earlier this year, and now the upgraded version will be available to hundreds of millions more across the world.
Today’s launch marks a milestone in our ambition to redefine the online experience for customers in the markets of tomorrow. …
by Yogesh Malik, Chief Technology Officer
Taking a clean-sheet approach to digital transformation
VEON is more than a new name. It is about rebooting our entire system, behaving like a hustling startup, and building the next generation network from scratch. I call it the clean-sheet approach, moving forward without the legacy of existing systems. The car industry has done this with Tesla, so there is no reason why another traditional sector cannot achieve similar success with true disruption.
The starting point is always the same: if you obsess about the consumer and what they need, you will arrive at the right solution. We have taken back control of our customer relationships and made the user experience a key strand of our DNA. Our new company, VEON, will provide customers services, quality, and automation that others will end up copying. …