Launched in 1994, the MTN Group Limited (MTN Group) is a multinational telecommunications group, with its core operations in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Its head office is in Johannesburg. Active in over 20 countries, one-third of company revenue come from Nigeria, where it holds about 35% market share.
The MTN Group is a leading provider of telecommunications services, offering cellular network access and business solutions. In Swaziland MTN provides amongst others voicemail, FaxMail, SMS information service, Virtual Recharge and Call Back services.
In 2014, MTN was the only African brand named in the 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking, the only South African company on the World Champions list and the Most Admired and Most Valuable Brand in Africa.
It was also on the 2014 Brand Africa 100 ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in Sub-Saharan Africa
MTN has built a strong global brand and is recognised for its leadership in mobile telephony in emerging markets. Its brand is a key differentiator, and its strategy is to leverage it to achieve even greater growth and efficiencies.
According to brandirectory.com, MTN is the most valuable South African brand 2020, valued at R49.4 billion.
According to brandirectory.com and ide.go.jp