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MTN is consistently recognised as a leading brand across the Middle East and Africa. We also rank among global leaders for innovation, sustainability and environmental impact.

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Congo B

MTN Congo Brazaville Foundation named Best Foundation by the MB Production (Médard BONGO Productio) NGO.
• UN-R2 PDH (United Nations Reality * Perspective * Peace-Democracy-and Human Rights) lauded MTN Congo B Foundation, as a Messenger of Peace and Advocate for Human Rights.

Cameroon

MTN Cameroon named Best Corporate Citizen during the 6th edition of SAGO - (Le Salon de l’Action Gouvernementale)
Named best Internet provider 2017, by “Les Trophées de Zoe” (in partnership with Gicam)

South Africa

MTN SA awarded two Loeries - Gold in the category; “TV Crafts - Best use of Licensed Music” and a Silver in the category; “TV & Cinema Commercials – Up to 905,” for the MTN Night Shift campaign.
MTN SA won a joint award with Huawei at AfricaCom 2017. The ‘Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience award was in recognition of the two companies’ work to help customers feel the brighter side of life.

Nigeria

MTN Nigeria received Corporate Pace setter award and the 9jaSAFE Merit award at the 9jaSAFE Awards 2017 (Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence).

Uganda

MTN Uganda took the top spot in five categories at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Digital Brand of the Year – MTN Uganda
  • Best Technology Brand on Social Media – MTN Uganda
  • Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa – MTN Mobile Money
  • Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service MTN/CBA – MoKash
  • Best Digital Customer Service by Technolo

Ghana

MTN Ghana received 10awards at the 2017 Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards:
  • Customer Experience Award
  • 4G LTE Provider of the Year
  • Mobile Money Service of the Year
  • Cloud Service Provider of the Year
  • CSR Company of the Year
  • Mobile Operator of the Year
  • IT Team of the Year
  • Customer Service Team of the Year
  • CEO of Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • CTO of the Year (Mr. Mohammed Lawal Rufai)
Telecommunications Service Executive of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante) Ghana Entrepreneurship and Corporate Executive Award.

Institute of Africa Media Monitoring Intelligence and Advocacy (IAMMIA Africa):

  • Ghanaian Telecommunication Sector Media Visibility Index in the first quarter of 2017 (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Clean Environment (MTN House) by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG):

  • Marketing Man of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Telecom Company of the Year
  • Marketing-Oriented Company of the Year

Ghana CSR Excellence Awards:

  • Safety and Wellness
  • CSR Practitioner of the Year (Mr. Robert Kuzoe)

Investors in People (IiP):

  • Gold Accreditation

MTN Ghana awarded gold accreditation in the Investors in People Standard)


Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) Ghana Club 100:

  • Second Best Company
  • Highest Tax Payer of the Year
  • Largest Company
  • Largest Company

Most Child Friendly Business in Ghana Institute of Public Relations (IPR):

  • PR Organisation of the Year
  • Best Organisation in Crisis Communications

Best for a Cause Communication Sustainability & Social Investment Awards organised by Ion Africa Business (IAB):

  • Foundation of the Year
  • Best Company in Partnership for Community Development
  • Project of the Year

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Congo B

MTN Congo Brazaville Foundation named Best Foundation by the MB Production (Médard BONGO Productio) NGO.
• UN-R2 PDH (United Nations Reality * Perspective * Peace-Democracy-and Human Rights) lauded MTN Congo B Foundation, as a Messenger of Peace and Advocate for Human Rights.

Cameroon

MTN Cameroon named Best Corporate Citizen during the 6th edition of SAGO - (Le Salon de l’Action Gouvernementale)
Named best Internet provider 2017, by “Les Trophées de Zoe” (in partnership with Gicam)

South Africa

MTN SA awarded two Loeries - Gold in the category; “TV Crafts - Best use of Licensed Music” and a Silver in the category; “TV & Cinema Commercials – Up to 905,” for the MTN Night Shift campaign.
MTN SA won a joint award with Huawei at AfricaCom 2017. The ‘Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience award was in recognition of the two companies’ work to help customers feel the brighter side of life.

Nigeria

MTN Nigeria received Corporate Pace setter award and the 9jaSAFE Merit award at the 9jaSAFE Awards 2017 (Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence).

Uganda

MTN Uganda took the top spot in five categories at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Digital Brand of the Year – MTN Uganda
  • Best Technology Brand on Social Media – MTN Uganda
  • Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa – MTN Mobile Money
  • Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service MTN/CBA – MoKash
  • Best Digital Customer Service by Technolo

Ghana

MTN Ghana received 10awards at the 2017 Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards:
  • Customer Experience Award
  • 4G LTE Provider of the Year
  • Mobile Money Service of the Year
  • Cloud Service Provider of the Year
  • CSR Company of the Year
  • Mobile Operator of the Year
  • IT Team of the Year
  • Customer Service Team of the Year
  • CEO of Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • CTO of the Year (Mr. Mohammed Lawal Rufai)
Telecommunications Service Executive of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante) Ghana Entrepreneurship and Corporate Executive Award.

Institute of Africa Media Monitoring Intelligence and Advocacy (IAMMIA Africa):

  • Ghanaian Telecommunication Sector Media Visibility Index in the first quarter of 2017 (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Clean Environment (MTN House) by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG):

  • Marketing Man of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Telecom Company of the Year
  • Marketing-Oriented Company of the Year

Ghana CSR Excellence Awards:

  • Safety and Wellness
  • CSR Practitioner of the Year (Mr. Robert Kuzoe)

Investors in People (IiP):

  • Gold Accreditation

MTN Ghana awarded gold accreditation in the Investors in People Standard)


Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) Ghana Club 100:

  • Second Best Company
  • Highest Tax Payer of the Year
  • Largest Company
  • Largest Company

Most Child Friendly Business in Ghana Institute of Public Relations (IPR):

  • PR Organisation of the Year
  • Best Organisation in Crisis Communications

Best for a Cause Communication Sustainability & Social Investment Awards organised by Ion Africa Business (IAB):

  • Foundation of the Year
  • Best Company in Partnership for Community Development
  • Project of the Year

">2016
MTN Nigeria named the most valued brand in the country. The results of the recently released 2016 Top 50 Brands survey placed MTN Nigeria ahead of many renowned local and international brands, including Coca-Cola and Guaranty Trust Bank. The survey gauged brands based on the Brand Strength Measurement (BSM) Index, which uses basic qualitative factors to test the strength or weakness of a brand, including consumers’ familiarity with the brand, quality elements a brand possesses, market/category leadership, innovation, spread and corporate social responsibility initiatives, among others.
MTN named Digital Brand of the Year at the Digital Impact Awards Africa. In addition, MTN’s e-commerce joint venture with AIH also received an accolade, as Jumia received the Award of Excellence in the category of Best E-Commerce Service for Africa. MTN Uganda received the awards for Best Mobile Financial service (MTN Mobile Money) and Best Mobile App (MyMTN App).
MTN SA named the most valuable brand in the annual Brand Finance 50 Most Valuable Brands in SA survey, by Brand South Africa and Brand Finance.
MTN Ghana named overall CSR Company of the Year for the second consecutive time at the 6th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA). At the same event, MTN Ghana also won the CSR Telecom of the year award.
MTN South Africa won Brand of the Year Award in the Mobile Telecommunication category at the 2016 World Brand Awards ceremony. The World Brand Awards are one of the few truly global recognition platforms dedicated to brands. They are part of the recognition programme of the World Branding Forum, which sees some of the world’s best brands recognised for their work and achievements.
MTN Nigeria came out tops as MTN Music Plus won the ‘Digital Content Services of the Year’ award at the prestigious 2016 Global Telecoms (Glotel) awards ceremony.
MTN was awarded best ICT partner for customised solutions during the 21st Annual Kenya ICT Excellence Awards
MTN received two awards at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Award of Excellence Digital Brand of the year
  • Best Mobile App for MyMTN
MTN SA
MTN Ghana
  • Named CSR Company of the Year at the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards
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MTN Nigeria named the most valued brand in the country. The results of the recently released 2016 Top 50 Brands survey placed MTN Nigeria ahead of many renowned local and international brands, including Coca-Cola and Guaranty Trust Bank. The survey gauged brands based on the Brand Strength Measurement (BSM) Index, which uses basic qualitative factors to test the strength or weakness of a brand, including consumers’ familiarity with the brand, quality elements a brand possesses, market/category leadership, innovation, spread and corporate social responsibility initiatives, among others.
MTN named Digital Brand of the Year at the Digital Impact Awards Africa. In addition, MTN’s e-commerce joint venture with AIH also received an accolade, as Jumia received the Award of Excellence in the category of Best E-Commerce Service for Africa. MTN Uganda received the awards for Best Mobile Financial service (MTN Mobile Money) and Best Mobile App (MyMTN App).
MTN SA named the most valuable brand in the annual Brand Finance 50 Most Valuable Brands in SA survey, by Brand South Africa and Brand Finance.
MTN Ghana named overall CSR Company of the Year for the second consecutive time at the 6th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA). At the same event, MTN Ghana also won the CSR Telecom of the year award.
MTN South Africa won Brand of the Year Award in the Mobile Telecommunication category at the 2016 World Brand Awards ceremony. The World Brand Awards are one of the few truly global recognition platforms dedicated to brands. They are part of the recognition programme of the World Branding Forum, which sees some of the world’s best brands recognised for their work and achievements.
MTN Nigeria came out tops as MTN Music Plus won the ‘Digital Content Services of the Year’ award at the prestigious 2016 Global Telecoms (Glotel) awards ceremony.
MTN was awarded best ICT partner for customised solutions during the 21st Annual Kenya ICT Excellence Awards
MTN received two awards at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Award of Excellence Digital Brand of the year
  • Best Mobile App for MyMTN
MTN SA
MTN Ghana
  • Named CSR Company of the Year at the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards
">2015
MTN has won in the first Africa Awards, organised by Total Telecom:
  • Best Brand Campaign: MTN South Africa
  • Best Mobile Money Initiative: MTN Ivory Coast - Mobile Money
  • Customer Experience Initiative: MTN South Africa with WDS - Smartphone Tool
Named the Most Admired and the Most Valuable African brand by Brand Africa
MTN Uganda Recognised as a Super Brand in Uganda by Super Brands East Africa
MTN Ghana recognised as Africa’s Best Employer Brand by the Employer Branding Institute
Voted as Best Telecommunications Company and Best Mobile Internet Provider in South Sudan by the local Chamber of Commerce.
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MTN has won in the first Africa Awards, organised by Total Telecom:
  • Best Brand Campaign: MTN South Africa
  • Best Mobile Money Initiative: MTN Ivory Coast - Mobile Money
  • Customer Experience Initiative: MTN South Africa with WDS - Smartphone Tool
Named the Most Admired and the Most Valuable African brand by Brand Africa
MTN Uganda Recognised as a Super Brand in Uganda by Super Brands East Africa
MTN Ghana recognised as Africa’s Best Employer Brand by the Employer Branding Institute
Voted as Best Telecommunications Company and Best Mobile Internet Provider in South Sudan by the local Chamber of Commerce.
">2014
MTN named Brand Finance South Africa's top brand for a second year in a row, and also named Africa's top brand by the Brand Finance South Africa's Top 50 awards.
MTN wins Nedbank Sustainable Business Award for its ReadySet and ReadyPay Solar-powered charging solutions in Rwanda and Uganda
MTN named the Most Admired and Most Valuable Brand in Africa, in the 2014 Brand Africa 100 ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in Sub-Saharan Africa
MTN rated among the top 500 global companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact in the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings.
MTN Group named as the only South African company on the World Champions list which is compiled by analysts from American multinational financial services company, Citi Group, and reflects global companies dominating their respective industries.
MTN named the only African brand in the 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking, for the third consecutive year.
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MTN named Brand Finance South Africa's top brand for a second year in a row, and also named Africa's top brand by the Brand Finance South Africa's Top 50 awards.
MTN wins Nedbank Sustainable Business Award for its ReadySet and ReadyPay Solar-powered charging solutions in Rwanda and Uganda
MTN named the Most Admired and Most Valuable Brand in Africa, in the 2014 Brand Africa 100 ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in Sub-Saharan Africa
MTN rated among the top 500 global companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact in the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings.
MTN Group named as the only South African company on the World Champions list which is compiled by analysts from American multinational financial services company, Citi Group, and reflects global companies dominating their respective industries.
MTN named the only African brand in the 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking, for the third consecutive year.
">2013​
MTN named South Africa's most valuable brand in the 2013 BrandFinance survey on South Africa's 50 Most Valuable Brands
MTN named a Boston Consulting Group Global Challenger for 2013 in a report which identifies the 100 fast-globalising companies from rapidly developing economies that drive global growth
MTN Group Procurement team receives award for Most Improved Purchasing Operation Start Up from the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
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MTN named South Africa's most valuable brand in the 2013 BrandFinance survey on South Africa's 50 Most Valuable Brands
MTN named a Boston Consulting Group Global Challenger for 2013 in a report which identifies the 100 fast-globalising companies from rapidly developing economies that drive global growth
MTN Group Procurement team receives award for Most Improved Purchasing Operation Start Up from the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
">2012
MTN Group President and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa named 4th most reputable leader in South Africa by the Reputation Institute
MTN named the first African brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
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MTN Group President and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa named 4th most reputable leader in South Africa by the Reputation Institute
MTN named the first African brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
">2011
MTN recognised by Brand directory as the Most valuable brand in Africa
MTN Group named among the Top 250 companies in the world, in the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings Global list for its positive environmental impact management. (MTN listed at no. 123)
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
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MTN recognised by Brand directory as the Most valuable brand in Africa
MTN Group named among the Top 250 companies in the world, in the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings Global list for its positive environmental impact management. (MTN listed at no. 123)
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
">2010
 MTN declared the 2010 Mover and Shaker in recognition of MTN Zakhele , the company's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Scheme
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 MTN declared the 2010 Mover and Shaker in recognition of MTN Zakhele , the company's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Scheme
">2009
MTN Group President and CEO Phuthuma Nhleko wins Business Times Business Leader of the Year. He was voted by his peers in the annual Business Times Top 100 Companies Awards
MTN ranked in 7th place in the World's Best 40 Global Companies by influential financial publication Businessweek
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 2nd most trusted company in South Africa
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 1st in the innovation category
MTN Group included in the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment Index (SRI) for the fourth consecutive year
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MTN Group President and CEO Phuthuma Nhleko wins Business Times Business Leader of the Year. He was voted by his peers in the annual Business Times Top 100 Companies Awards
MTN ranked in 7th place in the World's Best 40 Global Companies by influential financial publication Businessweek
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 2nd most trusted company in South Africa
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 1st in the innovation category
MTN Group included in the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment Index (SRI) for the fourth consecutive year
">2008
MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
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MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
">2007
MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
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MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
">2006
MTN ranked second in the annual Financial Mail (FM) Top Companies survey. MTN is the only company to appear in the FM's top 20 in all four years since its inception
MTN recognised as the African Mobile Operator of the Year at the inaugural CommsMEA Awards in Dubai
The Sunday Times Marketing Excellence Awards awarded MTN a gold award in the Direct Marketing category for the www.mtnfootball.com website. MTN was also awarded the gold award in the Sponsorship marketing category for its sponsorship of the MTN Africa Cup of Nations.
Winner of the Progressive Company of the Year award at the Black Management Forum Presidential Awards for Business Leadership
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MTN ranked second in the annual Financial Mail (FM) Top Companies survey. MTN is the only company to appear in the FM's top 20 in all four years since its inception
MTN recognised as the African Mobile Operator of the Year at the inaugural CommsMEA Awards in Dubai
The Sunday Times Marketing Excellence Awards awarded MTN a gold award in the Direct Marketing category for the www.mtnfootball.com website. MTN was also awarded the gold award in the Sponsorship marketing category for its sponsorship of the MTN Africa Cup of Nations.
Winner of the Progressive Company of the Year award at the Black Management Forum Presidential Awards for Business Leadership
">2005
MTN named SA's top information and communications technology and electronics (ICTE) company at the launch of the fourth edition of the top ICTE Companies Book
MTN Group is winner of the 2005 Sustainable Growth Awards, South Africa
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MTN named SA's top information and communications technology and electronics (ICTE) company at the launch of the fourth edition of the top ICTE Companies Book
MTN Group is winner of the 2005 Sustainable Growth Awards, South Africa
">2004
Communication Achiever of the Year, awarded by the Broadcasting Network of Africa
MTN Group acknowledged by the BusinessMap Foundation as the 'Top BEE Market Performer'
The MTN Group was ranked as one of 10 top performing companies in the South African Women in Corporate Leadership Census
MTN was ranked third in Financial Mail's Top Companies. This marked the third year that MTN has ranked in the top 20's
MTN ranked 25th in the top 50 global reporters survey of corporate sustainability by UN Environment Programme
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Communication Achiever of the Year, awarded by the Broadcasting Network of Africa
MTN Group acknowledged by the BusinessMap Foundation as the 'Top BEE Market Performer'
The MTN Group was ranked as one of 10 top performing companies in the South African Women in Corporate Leadership Census
MTN was ranked third in Financial Mail's Top Companies. This marked the third year that MTN has ranked in the top 20's
MTN ranked 25th in the top 50 global reporters survey of corporate sustainability by UN Environment Programme

Congo B

MTN Congo Brazaville Foundation named Best Foundation by the MB Production (Médard BONGO Productio) NGO.
• UN-R2 PDH (United Nations Reality * Perspective * Peace-Democracy-and Human Rights) lauded MTN Congo B Foundation, as a Messenger of Peace and Advocate for Human Rights.

Cameroon

MTN Cameroon named Best Corporate Citizen during the 6th edition of SAGO - (Le Salon de l’Action Gouvernementale)
Named best Internet provider 2017, by “Les Trophées de Zoe” (in partnership with Gicam)

South Africa

MTN SA awarded two Loeries - Gold in the category; “TV Crafts - Best use of Licensed Music” and a Silver in the category; “TV & Cinema Commercials – Up to 905,” for the MTN Night Shift campaign.
MTN SA won a joint award with Huawei at AfricaCom 2017. The ‘Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience award was in recognition of the two companies’ work to help customers feel the brighter side of life.

Nigeria

MTN Nigeria received Corporate Pace setter award and the 9jaSAFE Merit award at the 9jaSAFE Awards 2017 (Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence).

Uganda

MTN Uganda took the top spot in five categories at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Digital Brand of the Year – MTN Uganda
  • Best Technology Brand on Social Media – MTN Uganda
  • Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa – MTN Mobile Money
  • Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service MTN/CBA – MoKash
  • Best Digital Customer Service by Technolo

Ghana

MTN Ghana received 10awards at the 2017 Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards:
  • Customer Experience Award
  • 4G LTE Provider of the Year
  • Mobile Money Service of the Year
  • Cloud Service Provider of the Year
  • CSR Company of the Year
  • Mobile Operator of the Year
  • IT Team of the Year
  • Customer Service Team of the Year
  • CEO of Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • CTO of the Year (Mr. Mohammed Lawal Rufai)
Telecommunications Service Executive of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante) Ghana Entrepreneurship and Corporate Executive Award.

Institute of Africa Media Monitoring Intelligence and Advocacy (IAMMIA Africa):

  • Ghanaian Telecommunication Sector Media Visibility Index in the first quarter of 2017 (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Clean Environment (MTN House) by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG):

  • Marketing Man of the Year (Mr. Ebenezer Asante)
  • Telecom Company of the Year
  • Marketing-Oriented Company of the Year

Ghana CSR Excellence Awards:

  • Safety and Wellness
  • CSR Practitioner of the Year (Mr. Robert Kuzoe)

Investors in People (IiP):

  • Gold Accreditation

MTN Ghana awarded gold accreditation in the Investors in People Standard)


Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) Ghana Club 100:

  • Second Best Company
  • Highest Tax Payer of the Year
  • Largest Company
  • Largest Company

Most Child Friendly Business in Ghana Institute of Public Relations (IPR):

  • PR Organisation of the Year
  • Best Organisation in Crisis Communications

Best for a Cause Communication Sustainability & Social Investment Awards organised by Ion Africa Business (IAB):

  • Foundation of the Year
  • Best Company in Partnership for Community Development
  • Project of the Year

MTN Nigeria named the most valued brand in the country. The results of the recently released 2016 Top 50 Brands survey placed MTN Nigeria ahead of many renowned local and international brands, including Coca-Cola and Guaranty Trust Bank. The survey gauged brands based on the Brand Strength Measurement (BSM) Index, which uses basic qualitative factors to test the strength or weakness of a brand, including consumers’ familiarity with the brand, quality elements a brand possesses, market/category leadership, innovation, spread and corporate social responsibility initiatives, among others.
MTN named Digital Brand of the Year at the Digital Impact Awards Africa. In addition, MTN’s e-commerce joint venture with AIH also received an accolade, as Jumia received the Award of Excellence in the category of Best E-Commerce Service for Africa. MTN Uganda received the awards for Best Mobile Financial service (MTN Mobile Money) and Best Mobile App (MyMTN App).
MTN SA named the most valuable brand in the annual Brand Finance 50 Most Valuable Brands in SA survey, by Brand South Africa and Brand Finance.
MTN Ghana named overall CSR Company of the Year for the second consecutive time at the 6th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA). At the same event, MTN Ghana also won the CSR Telecom of the year award.
MTN South Africa won Brand of the Year Award in the Mobile Telecommunication category at the 2016 World Brand Awards ceremony. The World Brand Awards are one of the few truly global recognition platforms dedicated to brands. They are part of the recognition programme of the World Branding Forum, which sees some of the world’s best brands recognised for their work and achievements.
MTN Nigeria came out tops as MTN Music Plus won the ‘Digital Content Services of the Year’ award at the prestigious 2016 Global Telecoms (Glotel) awards ceremony.
MTN was awarded best ICT partner for customised solutions during the 21st Annual Kenya ICT Excellence Awards
MTN received two awards at the Digital Impact Africa Awards:
  • Award of Excellence Digital Brand of the year
  • Best Mobile App for MyMTN
MTN SA
MTN Ghana
  • Named CSR Company of the Year at the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards
MTN has won in the first Africa Awards, organised by Total Telecom:
  • Best Brand Campaign: MTN South Africa
  • Best Mobile Money Initiative: MTN Ivory Coast - Mobile Money
  • Customer Experience Initiative: MTN South Africa with WDS - Smartphone Tool
Named the Most Admired and the Most Valuable African brand by Brand Africa
MTN Uganda Recognised as a Super Brand in Uganda by Super Brands East Africa
MTN Ghana recognised as Africa’s Best Employer Brand by the Employer Branding Institute
Voted as Best Telecommunications Company and Best Mobile Internet Provider in South Sudan by the local Chamber of Commerce.
MTN named Brand Finance South Africa's top brand for a second year in a row, and also named Africa's top brand by the Brand Finance South Africa's Top 50 awards.
MTN wins Nedbank Sustainable Business Award for its ReadySet and ReadyPay Solar-powered charging solutions in Rwanda and Uganda
MTN named the Most Admired and Most Valuable Brand in Africa, in the 2014 Brand Africa 100 ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in Sub-Saharan Africa
MTN rated among the top 500 global companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact in the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings.
MTN Group named as the only South African company on the World Champions list which is compiled by analysts from American multinational financial services company, Citi Group, and reflects global companies dominating their respective industries.
MTN named the only African brand in the 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking, for the third consecutive year.
MTN named South Africa's most valuable brand in the 2013 BrandFinance survey on South Africa's 50 Most Valuable Brands
MTN named a Boston Consulting Group Global Challenger for 2013 in a report which identifies the 100 fast-globalising companies from rapidly developing economies that drive global growth
MTN Group Procurement team receives award for Most Improved Purchasing Operation Start Up from the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
MTN Group President and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa named 4th most reputable leader in South Africa by the Reputation Institute
MTN named the first African brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
MTN recognised by Brand directory as the Most valuable brand in Africa
MTN Group named among the Top 250 companies in the world, in the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings Global list for its positive environmental impact management. (MTN listed at no. 123)
MTN moves up 12 places to the 188th position in the world's most valuable brand rankings, and maintains its position as Africa's only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading
 MTN declared the 2010 Mover and Shaker in recognition of MTN Zakhele , the company's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Scheme
MTN Group President and CEO Phuthuma Nhleko wins Business Times Business Leader of the Year. He was voted by his peers in the annual Business Times Top 100 Companies Awards
MTN ranked in 7th place in the World's Best 40 Global Companies by influential financial publication Businessweek
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 2nd most trusted company in South Africa
Ask Africa Barometer ranks MTN Group 1st in the innovation category
MTN Group included in the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment Index (SRI) for the fourth consecutive year
MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
MTN Group awarded African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 3rd annual Comms MEA Awards in Dubai
MTN Group ranked fourth among the top 60 global performers in terms of its shareholder performance index (SPI), according to management consulting firm Oliver Wayman's annual State of the Industry report
MTN Group receives award for Innovation at the Sunday Times/Markinor Top Brands Awards
MTN Group was awarded the overall winner in the interim results category at Business Day Advertising Awards
MTN receives Brand of the Year award at the CBC-African Business Awards
MTN ranked second in the annual Financial Mail (FM) Top Companies survey. MTN is the only company to appear in the FM's top 20 in all four years since its inception
MTN recognised as the African Mobile Operator of the Year at the inaugural CommsMEA Awards in Dubai
The Sunday Times Marketing Excellence Awards awarded MTN a gold award in the Direct Marketing category for the www.mtnfootball.com website. MTN was also awarded the gold award in the Sponsorship marketing category for its sponsorship of the MTN Africa Cup of Nations.
Winner of the Progressive Company of the Year award at the Black Management Forum Presidential Awards for Business Leadership
MTN named SA's top information and communications technology and electronics (ICTE) company at the launch of the fourth edition of the top ICTE Companies Book
MTN Group is winner of the 2005 Sustainable Growth Awards, South Africa
Communication Achiever of the Year, awarded by the Broadcasting Network of Africa
MTN Group acknowledged by the BusinessMap Foundation as the 'Top BEE Market Performer'
The MTN Group was ranked as one of 10 top performing companies in the South African Women in Corporate Leadership Census
MTN was ranked third in Financial Mail's Top Companies. This marked the third year that MTN has ranked in the top 20's
MTN ranked 25th in the top 50 global reporters survey of corporate sustainability by UN Environment Programme

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