MTN Group posts H1 loss, organic revenue up 1.5%

Friday 5 August 2016 | 10:38 CET | News
MTN Group has reported a 14 percent increase in revenue to ZAR 78.88 billion for the first half of 2016 from ZAR 69.21 billion in the same period in 2015. This was positively affected by exchange rate movements and data services growth; excluding forex effects, revenue rose 1.5 percent. The number of subscribers was flat at 232.6 million on 30 June compared with 31 December 2015. EBITDA decreased 38.4 percent to ZAR 18.88 billion, hurt by the Nigerian regulatory fine (ZAR 10.499 billion). The net loss totaled ZAR 5.5 billion versus a profit of ZAR 11.9 billion a year ago.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN
Countries: Africa / Middle East
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