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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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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
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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