Cellcom Israel Announces Frequencies Transfer

NETANYA, Israel, March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that following the Company's previous reports regarding a frequencies migration the Company shall be required to execute, to accord to European standards, the Ministry of Communications, or MOC, instructed the Company to execute the previously announced three phase frequencies change alternative, beginning June 1, 2020. The MOC may further allocate to the Company additional frequencies for limited periods during the transition period.

For additional details see the Company's annual report the year ended December 31, 2018 on Form 20-F dated March 18, 2019 under "Item 3. Key Information - D. Risk factors - Risks related to our business - We operate in a heavily regulated industry, which can harm our results of operations, Regulation in Israel has materially adversely affected our results", "- We may not be able to obtain permits to construct and operate cell sites" and "- We may be adversely affected by significant technological and other changes in the telecommunications industry" and "Item 4. Information on the Company -B. Business Overview - Network and Infrastructure - Cellular Segment- Cellular Infrastructure--Spectrum allocation" and "- Government Regulation - Cellular Segment - Permits for Cell Site Construction" and the Company's current report on Form 6-K dated February 6, 2020.

About Cellcom Israel

Cellcom Israel Ltd., established in 1994, is the largest Israeli cellular provider; Cellcom Israel provides its approximately 2.767 million cellular subscribers (as at September 30, 2019) with a broad range of value added services including cellular telephony, roaming services for tourists in Israel and for its subscribers abroad and additional services in the areas of music, video, mobile office etc., based on Cellcom Israel's technologically advanced infrastructure. The Company operates an LTE 4 generation network and an HSPA 3.5 Generation network enabling advanced high speed broadband multimedia services, in addition to GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks. Cellcom Israel offers Israel's broadest and largest customer service infrastructure including telephone customer service centers, retail stores, and service and sale centers, distributed nationwide. Through its broad customer service network Cellcom Israel offers technical support, account information, direct to the door parcel delivery services, internet and fax services, dedicated centers for hearing impaired, etc. Cellcom Israel further provides OTT TV services, internet infrastructure and connectivity services and international calling services, as well as landline telephone communications services in Israel, in addition to data communications services. Cellcom Israel's shares are traded both on the New York Stock Exchange (CEL) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (CEL). For additional information please visit the Company's website http://investors.cellcom.co.il.

                                Company Contact                                   Investor Relations Contact
                            Shlomi Fruhling             
            Ehud Helft

       Chief Financial Officer                           GK Investor & Public Relations  In partnership
                                                           with LHA

            Tel: +972 52 998 9735                  
            Tel: +1 617 418 3096


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