MTN Group

MTN is a mobile network operator that offers prepaid, postpaid, wireless internet and fixed-line broadband services for individuals and businesses. Read more

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MTN Group

MTN is a mobile network operator that offers prepaid, postpaid, wireless internet and fixed-line broadband services for individuals and businesses. Read more

Ralph Mupita's photo - President & CEO of MTN Group

President & CEO

Ralph Mupita

CEO Approval Rating

83/100

Founded:

1994

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyJSE Limited - Johannesburg Stock ExchangeMTN

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Vodacom is seen as one of MTN Group's biggest rivals. Vodacom was founded in 1994 in Midrand, Other. Like MTN Group, Vodacom also operates in the Telecommunication Services sector. Vodacom generates $6.1B less revenue than MTN Group.

Airtel is one of MTN Group's top competitors. Airtel was founded in 1995, and its headquarters is in New Delhi, Delhi. Like MTN Group, Airtel also operates in the Telecommunication Services space. Airtel has 9,330 fewer employees than MTN Group.

Cell C is one of MTN Group's top rivals. Cell C was founded in 2001, and is headquartered in Midrand, Gauteng. Like MTN Group, Cell C also works within the Telecommunication Services sector. Cell C generates $11.3B less revenue vs. MTN Group.

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MTN Group Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$12.2B

MTN Group's revenue is the ranked 6th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 20.2B. Over the last three quarters, MTN Group's revenue has decreased by 0%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $12.2B; in Q3 2020, it was $12.2B; in Q2 2020, it was $12.2B.

MTN Group Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
simfy africa Pty Ltd

Nov 2018

Source »
undisclosed
simfy africa is an online streaming application that allows users to listen, download and share radio tracks and album music.

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Nov 2016

Source »
$16.8M
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Visafone Communications Limited

Jan 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Visafone is a mobile telecommunication network that offers prepaid and postpaid packages on voice and internet services.

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Afnet

Oct 2008

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undisclosed
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Arobase Telecom

Oct 2008

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that MTN Group has acquired. MTN Group has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was simfy africa Pty Ltd in Nov 2018. simfy africa is an online streaming application that allows users to listen, download and share radio tracks and album music.

MTN Group Funding History

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MTN Group Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Fenix is a lease-to-own solar system that provides lighting, phone charging, television and radio for off-grid households.
$4M
Aug 03, 2017
Equity
Oct 01, 2017
Iranian Net is a telecommunication firm that provides fiber optic-based broadband internet services for individuals and businesses.
$295M
May 08, 2017
Equity
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Africa Internet Group owns and operates online retail, food ordering, car classifieds, real estate and travel booking services.
$326M
Mar 02, 2016
Equity
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Travelstart is an online platform that allows users to find and book for flights, hotels and car rides.
$40M
Feb 02, 2016
Equity
-

These are all the companies that MTN Group has invested in. MTN Group has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was simfy africa Pty Ltd in Nov 2018. simfy africa is an online streaming application that allows users to listen, download and share radio tracks and album music.

MTN Group News

May 5, 2021PYMNTS

South Africa's MTN Group First-Quarter Revenue Up 18 Pct

Mobile operator MTN Group, headquartered in Johannesburg, Africa, reported first-quarter 2021 results... See more »
May 5, 2021Telecompaper

MTN Ghana hikes voice, data tariffs as govt raises levies to fund coronavirus recovery

(Telecompaper) MTN Ghana says it will be charging more for calls and data services from 01 May to mak... See more »
May 5, 2021TechFinancials

MTN SA Receives 20 Bids For Its Tower Infrastructure

MTN has received bids for the sale and lease back of some of its 13 000 South African telecommunicati... See more »
May 5, 2021TechFinancials

MTN Establishes First FibreCo In Zambia As Part of Plans To Spin Off Fibre Business

MTN Group announced today that it has established its first FibreCo in Zambia as part of its Ambition... See more »
May 5, 2021IT News Africa

MTN Group Reports Service Revenue Growth in 2021

MTN Group has reported strong operational and financial performance for the first quarter of 2021. "T... See more »
May 5, 2021Techpoint Africa

Valued at over $364 million, MTN's Rwandan unit lists on the Rwandan exchange

MTN's Rwandan unit, MTN Rwandacell, lists on the Rwandan stock exchange. With a starting price of $0.... See more »
May 5, 2021MyBroadband

MTN grows subscriber base and revenue in South Africa

MTN has reported good first quarter 2021 results thanks to a strong performance in South Africa and a... See more »

MTN Group Blogs

September 7, 2020MTN Group Blog

Procurement digitalization in a post-pandemic world

MTN’s Global Sourcing and Supply Chain (GSSC) division, in partnership with Beroe and Espresso LiVE, ... See more »
June 23, 2020MTN Group Blog

MTN assists with the development of the Africa COVID Communications and Information Platform

Together with host nations and strategic partners, MTN has supported in the establishment of the Afri... See more »
June 17, 2020MTN Group Blog

Ayoba provides connections and vital information during COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has touched every part of Africa. Governments’ lockdown restrictions to limit ... See more »
June 3, 2020MTN Group Blog

Artificial intelligence holds significant potential to reduce our carbon footprint

  MTN, in partnership with a vendor management AI tool, embarked on a site optimisation platform... See more »
March 23, 2020MTN Group Blog

MTN ramps up efforts to support customers and communities as COVID-19 spreads across markets

As business and society, we are seeing a concerning increase in the transmissions of COVID-19 cases a... See more »
March 20, 2020MTN Group Blog

MTN South Africa announces outcomes from engagements with the Competition Commission

Further to the announcements on 4 December 2019 and 12 December 2019, MTN SA has today announced the ... See more »
March 19, 2020MTN Group Blog

MTN completes the sale of ATC joint ventures for R8,9 billion

Our asset realisation programme ("ARP"), introduced in March 2019, aims to reduce debt, simplify our ... See more »

MTN Group Press Releases

October 25, 2017Business Wire

Ghana Telecoms Market Report 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Ghana Telecoms Market Report 2017" report has been added to Research an... See more »
April 25, 2017MyPressportal

MTN Goes Static with Airport Ads®

MTN, South African based international mobile operator and World Branding Awards 2016 Brand of the Ye... See more »
March 30, 2017BizPR

MTN Data Plans -The Finest 4G Data Plans in Nigeria

With all the advent of 4G technologies, a lot of people are moving towards working with 4G connection... See more »
December 15, 2016My Newsroom

MTN partners with Engen to allow Rwandans to buy fuel using MTN Mobile Money

Engen customers in Rwanda can now purchase fuel, lubricants and other goods using MTN Mobile Money. W... See more »
December 15, 2016Blackbird

MTN and Huawei Build Experience-Driven Mobile Backhaul Network in Nigeria

SHENZHEN, CHINA-(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2016) - Huawei has announced that the African mobile networks ... See more »
November 21, 2016PressReleasePoint

MTN and Huawei Launched the first NB-IoT solution in Africa

Johannesburg, November 21, 2016] Today, MTN and Huawei jointly launched the Smart Water Metering solu... See more »
July 12, 2016PressReleasePing

Check Out Information regarding mtn data plans

Examine along with your operator about the mtn data plans that they provide and i want you all the be... See more »

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MTN Group Headquarters

14th Avenue Innovation Centre 216,Fairland

Johannesburg, Gauteng2196

27-11-912-3000

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MTN Group Summary

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Overview

MTN is a mobile network operator that offers prepaid, postpaid, wireless internet and fixed-line broadband services for individuals and businesses. MTN Group was founded in 1994. MTN Group's headquarters is located in Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA 2196. ...

CEO

MTN Group's President & CEO, Ralph Mupita, currently has an approval rating of 83%. MTN Group's primary competitors are Vodacom, Airtel & Cell C.

Website

mtn.com

Frequently Asked Questions about MTN Group

  1. When was MTN Group founded?

    MTN Group was founded in 1994
  2. Who is MTN Group's CEO?

    MTN Group's CEO is Ralph Mupita
  3. How much revenue does MTN Group generate?

    MTN Group generates $12.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does MTN Group have?

    MTN Group has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is MTN Group's headquarters?

    MTN Group's headquarters is in Johannesburg Gauteng, ZA
  1. How many employees does MTN Group have?

    MTN Group has 19,288 employees
  2. What sector does MTN Group operate in?

    MTN Group is in Telecommunication Services
  3. Who are MTN Group's competitors?

    MTN Group's top competitors are Vodacom, Airtel, Cell C
  4. Who has MTN Group invested in?

    MTN Group's has invested in companies such as Fenix International, Iranian Net, Africa Internet Group