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MTN wins Ask Afrika Icon Brand survey

MTN has earned another feather in its cap after being named as the Icon Brand and a winner of the Ask Afrika Internet Service Providers Category in the 2016/2017 Icon Brands Survey.

MTN scooped this prestigious award in 2015, and this marks the second consecutive year MTN is being conferred this accolade.

An Icon Brand is a brand that unites South Africans, used and loved by South Africans across age, income, race and language groups. These brands define a common experience, and South Africans affirm their belief by using them daily and seek them when they are travelling outside of the country.

Larry Annetts, Chief Consumer Officer for MTN SA, says the award reaffirms the work the MTN team is doing to win the hearts and minds of consumers through developing and introducing attractive propositions that resonate with its customers.

"These awards are testimony to all the hard work that has gone into building this brand, which has become synonymous with the ideals and vision that we all seek for this beautiful country. These awards embolden us to raise the bar even higher and provide our valued customers with the service that they have come to expect from us."


MTN Group

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: "MTN".

As at the end of 30 June 2010, MTN recorded 129.2 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. The MTN Group is a global sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and has exclusive mobile content rights for Africa and the Middle East. Visit and