MTN Group

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" Incorporated in 1994, MTN Group Limited is a multi-national telecommunications group offering voice and data communications products and services to individuals and businesses. MTN has GSM licences in 21 countries and internet service provider businesses in 13 countries, spanning three continents. At the end of December 2010, it had 141,6 million total subscribers. In 2010, its revenues reached R114,7 billion and it invested R19,5 billion in developing its network infrastructure, bringing to more than 36 750 the total number of MTN BTS. MTN also made investments in fibre optic cables as well as growing access to broadband capacity on undersea cables. MTN predominantly uses independently owned outlets to distribute its products and services, but also has it's own branded stores.

"MTN’s vision is to be the leading telecommunications provider in emerging markets. It has 34 558 employees who communicate in five official languages and represent 55 nationalities. In 2010, MTN invested R246 million on employee development. "[1]


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  1. MTN Group Profile, organizational web page, accessed September 1, 2012.
  2. MTN Group Board, organizational web page, accessed September 1, 2012.