MTN Eswatini, a subsidiary of the MTN Group, is the Kingdom’s leading mobile telecommunications company.
Since its inception in 1998, MTN Eswatini 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.
MTN Eswatini is part of the MTN Group established in 1994, and is made up of 22 operations in Africa, Middle East and Europe.
MTN Eswatini is a Swati company and its shareholding structure stands as follows: SPTC–41%; MTN Group–30%; Esteemed Shareholder–10%; Eswatini Empowerment Limited–19%.
Since inception in 1998, MTN Eswatini has led the growth in the voice market to become the biggest mobile operator in Eswatini. MTN Eswatini is now pursuing new growth opportunities in the data and ICT space. To date, MTN Eswatini has over 950, 000 subscribers and the number continues to grow.
As part of the process of leading delivery of a new bold digital world, MTN Eswatini launched Mobile Money in 2011. With more than half a million subscribers, Mobile Money, has become one of MTN Eswatini’s flagship products.
As Eswatini 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
MTN Eswatini believes that culture is a strategic asset enabling its success. The company’s culture is expressed through company values and behaviours. Additionally, MTN Eswatini demonstrates its culture through corporate social investment programs which cover education, health, enterprise development and national priorities. These programs are implemented through MTN Foundation.
MTN Foundation is the corporate social responsibility wing of MTN Eswatini. Since its launch by His Majesty King Mswati III in 2006, the Foundation has invested over E30 million in Eswatini. 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.
When it comes to sports and entertainment, MTN Eswatini supports different sporting codes where the company is often a title sponsor. Some of MTN Eswatini’s support is directed to MTN Premier League; MTN National Basket Ball League; MTN Khemani Cycling; MTN Monthly Masters; Kings Cup; MTN Bushfire; MTN iPraise; MTN SWAMA; MTN Rhymes & Laughter, MTN Pulse The Spotlight to mention but a few.
MTN Eswatini has been a key partner for the country’s socio-economic development. While it adds value through its products and services, MTN Eswatini is committed to further contribute through good corporate governance, which has earned it commendation from various arms of government.
MTN Eswatini is proud to note that its level of fiscal compliance, through various tax payments, has made a significant contribution to Eswatini`s Gross Domestic Product. MTN Eswatini remains determined to stimulate the market through innovative products, and creating business and employment opportunities.
MTN Eswatini 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) Platinum Accreditation by Investors in People International (2016); Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (2017); Best Call Centre and Customer Experience (2018), to mention but a few.