Since its inception in 1998, Swazi MTN has consistently lead the delivery of a bold, new Digital World to its customers through voice and data solutions to enable its customers to live a whole lot brighter.
Swazi MTN is part of the MTN Group established in 1994, and is made up of 22 operations in Africa, Middle East and Europe.
Swazi MTN is a Swazi company and its shareholding structure stands as follows: SPTC–41%; MTN Group–30%; Esteemed Shareholder–10%; Swaziland Empowerment Limited–19%.
Since inception in 1998, Swazi MTN has led the growth in the voice market to become the biggest mobile operator in Swaziland. Swazi MTN is now pursuing new growth opportunities in the data and ICT space. To date, Swazi MTN has over 950, 000 subscribers and the number continues to grow.
Mobile Money As part of the process of leading delivery of a new bold digital world, Swazi MTN launched Mobile Money in 2011. With more than half a million subscribers, Mobile Money, has become one of Swazi MTN’s flagship products.
As Swaziland aspires to attain 75% financial inclusion by 2022, Mobile Money has contributed towards improving financial inclusion from 50% in 2011 (FinScope) by about 21 percent by the close of 2017.
Corporate Social Investment Swazi MTN believes that culture is a strategic asset enabling its success. The company’s culture is expressed through company values and behaviours. Additionally, Swazi MTN demonstrates its culture through corporate social investment programs which covers education, health, enterprise development and national priorities. These programs are implemented through MTN Foundation.
MTN Foundation is the corporate social responsibility wing of Swazi MTN. Since its launch by His Majesty King Mswati III in 2006, the Foundation has invested over E30 million in Swaziland. Last year, E3.5 million was invested into the 21 Days of Y’ello Care, MTN’s flagship corporate social investment initiative driven by MTN staff and partners.
Sponsorship When it comes to sports and entertainment, Swazi MTN supports different sporting codes where the company is often a title sponsor. Some of the Swazi MTN’s support is directed to: MTN Premier League; MTN National Basket Ball League; MTN Khemani Cycling; MTN Monthly Masters; Kings Cup; MTN Bushfire; MTN Joyous; MTN SWAMA; MTN Rhymes & Laughter, to mention but a few.
Economic contribution Swazi MTN has been a key partner for the country’s socioeconomic development. While it adds value through its products and services, Swazi MTN is committed to further contribute through good corporate governance, which has earned it commendation from various arms of government.
Swazi MTN is proud to note that its level of fiscal compliance, through various tax payments, has made a significant contribution to Swaziland`s Gross Domestic Product. Swazi MTN remains determined to stimulate the market through innovative products, and creating business and employment opportunities.
Accolades Swazi MTN is decorated with numerous awards. Some of these include: Best Place to Work (2018); MTN Group President and CEO’s Top Accolade on 21 Days of Y’ello Care (2017); Investors In People (IIP) Gold Accreditation by Investors in People International (2016); Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (2017); Best Call Centre and Customer Experience (2017), to mention but a few.