MTN Group today announced it has shown encouraging progress under difficult trading conditions. The Group saw growth of 12% in adjusted headline earnings per share, which is the first time that we have delivered growth in this measure in recent years. Commercially, the subscriber base continues to grow, increasing by a further 7,7 million to now number more than 240 million across operations.
Looking forward the Group is well-positioned to grow by leveraging its scale and enhancing its competitive position as it transitions into a digital operator.
Listen to MTN Group President & CEO, Rob Shuter, commenting on the interim results:
MTN is breaking the demographic divide
Increasing access to economic and transactional services for all
Make a big difference in the continent
MTN invested R12 billion in building world-class network