Ad-Hoc Notice

26 April 2017

Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or the “Company” – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications operator in Russia and the CIS, announces the share ownership of the company’s current directors and executive officers under share-based reward program approved by the Board of Directors in 2013.

Name Number of ordinary shares % of ordinary shares
Andrei A. Dubovskov, Executive Director, President and CEO 467,805 0.02341%
Alexey V. Kornya, Vice President— Finance, Investments and M&A 148,624 0.00744%
Ruslan S. Ibragimov, Vice President—Corporate and Legal Affairs 113,877 0.0057%
Andrei E. Ushatsky, Vice President—Chief Technology and Information Officer 111,239 0.00557%
Kirill A. Dmitriev, Vice President—Sales and Customer Service 58,449 0.00292%
Vasyl I. Latsanych, Vice President— Strategy and Marketing 55,385 0.00277%
Valery V. Shorzhin, Vice-President—Procurement Management and Administration 89,776 0.00449%
Mikhail A. Arkhipov, Vice President—Human Resources 78,783 0.00394%
Igor A. Yegorov, Head of Moscow region 51,935   0.0026%
Ron Sommer, Chairman of the Board, Non-Executive Director 129,770 0.00649%
Andrei G. Smelkov, Vice President-Foreign Subsidiaries 34,487 0.00173%

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For further information, please contact in Moscow:

Joshua B. Tulgan
Director, Department of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Mobile TeleSystems PJSC
Tel: +7 495 223 2025
E-mail: ir@mts.ru

Learn more about MTS. Visit the official blog of the Investor Relations Department at www.mtsgsm.com/blog/

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Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” - NYSE:MBT; MOEX:MTSS) is the leading telecommunications group in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. We provide wireless Internet access and fixed voice, broadband and pay-TV to over 100 million customers who value high quality of service at a competitive price. Our wireless and fixed-line networks deliver best-in-class speeds and coverage throughout Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Belarus. To keep pace with evolving customer demand, we continue to grow through innovative products, investments in our market-leading retail platform, mobile payment services, e-commerce and IT solutions. For more information, please visit: www.mtsgsm.com.

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Some of the information in this press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of MTS, as defined in the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can identify forward looking statements by terms such as “expect,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “intend,” “will,” “could,” “may” or “might,” and the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. We do not undertake or intend to update these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. We refer you to the documents MTS files from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically the Company’s most recent Form 20-F. These documents contain and identify important factors, including those contained in the section captioned “Risk Factors” that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements, including, among others, the severity and duration of current economic and financial conditions, including volatility in interest and exchange rates, commodity and equity prices and the value of financial assets; the impact of Russian, U.S. and other foreign government programs to restore liquidity and stimulate national and global economies, our ability to maintain our current credit rating and the impact on our funding costs and competitive position if we do not do so, strategic actions, including acquisitions and dispositions and our success in integrating acquired businesses, potential fluctuations in quarterly results, our competitive environment, dependence on new service development and tariff structures, rapid technological and market change, acquisition strategy, risks associated with telecommunications infrastructure, governmental regulation of the telecommunications industries and other risks associated with operating in Russia and the CIS, volatility of stock price, financial risk management and future growth subject to risks.

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Contact investor relations:

+ 7 495 223 20 25 ir@mts.ru

MTS Investor Relations
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