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Partner Communications Announces the Allocation of Options and Restricted Shares to the Company’s Employees

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Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:PTNR) (TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, announces today that it has approved the allocation of 3,014,710 options and 1,280,730 restricted shares for the Company’s employees, who are not office holders, all in accordance with the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan, as amended.

The vesting of the options and the earning of the restricted shares are subject to vesting / restriction period of four years from the grant date (one third of the options / restricted shares granted will be vested / earned after two years, one third after three years and one third after four years). The vesting of the options and the earning of the restricted shares are also subject to performance conditions set by the Company’s organs.

The options were granted at an exercise price of NIS 26 per share (the average closing price of the Company’s share during the thirty trading days on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange preceding the grant date).

For further information regarding the amendments to the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan, please see the Company’s press release and immediate report (on Form 6-K) dated August 13, 2014 under “Business and Regulatory Developments”, at: http://maya.tase.co.il/bursa/report.asp?report_cd=914271

or https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1096691/000117891314002651/0001178913-14-002651-index.htm.

Forward-looking statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the safe harbor provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “believe”, “anticipate”, “expect”, “intend”, “seek”, “will”, “plan”, “could”, “may”, “project”, “goal”, “target” and similar expressions often identify forward-looking statements but are not the only way we identify these statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this press release regarding our future performance, plans to increase revenues or margins or preserve or expand market share in existing or new markets, plans to reduce expenses, and any statements regarding other future events or our future prospects, are forward-looking statements.

We have based these forward-looking statements on our current knowledge and our present beliefs and expectations regarding possible future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions about Partner, consumer habits and preferences in cellular telephone usage, trends in the Israeli telecommunications industry in general, the impact of current global economic conditions and possible regulatory and legal developments. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed in this press release might not occur, and actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated. For further information regarding the above-mentioned risks, uncertainties and assumptions and other risks we face, see “Item 3. Key Information – 3D. Risk Factors”, “Item 4. Information on the Company”, “Item 5. Operating and Financial Review and Prospects”, “Item 8. Financial Information – 8A. Consolidated Financial Statements and Other Financial Information – 8A.1 Legal and Administrative Proceedings” and “Item 11. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk” in the Company’s Annual Reports on Form 20-F filed with the SEC, as well as its current reports on Form 6-K furnished to the SEC. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Partner Communications

Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner”) is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony and internet services) under the orangeTM brand and the 012 Smile brand. Partner’s ADSs are quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select MarketTM and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR). For more information about Partner, see: www.orange.co.il/en/Investors-Relations/lobby/

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