As one of the leading telecommunications groups in Asia with a presence in ten countries and a customer base of approximately 320 million, Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata) makes a substantial contribution to the countries in which the Group operates. Through its investments in its portfolio of operating companies across the region, Axiata is recognised as one of the largest Foreign Direct Investors, best employer, significant taxpayer and substantial purchaser of local services.
Axiata’s business of providing telecommunications, network infrastructure and digital services have created significant economic value and opportunities, both directly and indirectly to close to two billion people in ten countries across ASEAN and South Asia.
Additionally, as a committed long-term investor in all its countries of operations, Axiata has further supported and created non-economic value in areas identified as national priorities and agendas in the countries within its footprint.
To continue to make a real economic difference in the countries and communities served, Axiata has been measuring its investment impact in its National Contribution Report annually over the past three years. In its National Contribution Report 2016, the Group has extended the rigour of the methodology and assessment used to include the non- economic or dollar value imprint as well as the support that the Group and its operating companies bring to all its major markets.