The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is excited to announce that MTN Group (MTN) has joined the GNI. MTN is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and is Africa’s largest mobile network operator. The company serves 272 million customers across 19 markets in both Africa and the Middle East, helping its customers share in the benefits of a connected life.
“Our commitment to digital human rights is an integral part of our business strategy and sustainability framework and is embedded in the highest levels of our governance structures,” says MTN’s Group Chief Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer, Nompilo Morafo. “MTN’s GNI membership will allow us to continue to explore new ways of safeguarding the rights of our customers by using the power of collective learning and collaboration provided by GNI’s platform,” said Morofo
“GNI and its 90 members will greatly benefit from MTN’s perspective and we are particularly pleased to be continuing to expand into new geographies. We look forward to working with MTN to help protect the human rights of its customers and stakeholders,” said GNI Executive Director Jason Pielemeier.