Advancing Asia as a New Generation Digital Champion


Here is a summary of the economic impact and long-term value creation pertaining to our operating company, Smart.

Smart Axiata Company Ltd

Smart is Cambodia’s leading mobile telecommunications operator, serving approximately 8 million subscribers. Smart is at the forefront of mobile technology advancement in Cambodia with extensive national wide coverage of 99% of the Cambodian population.

USD242 million invested in 2019

49,398 jobs supported

1.7% of GDP

USD1 CAPEX translates to USD 5.9GVA Contribution

22 years of investment

Smart’s substantial operations and investments in Cambodia had a strong positive impact on the Cambodian economy in 2019. With a total operating expenditure of USD164 million and capital investment of USD78 million, Smart’s total Gross Value Added (GVA) contribution to Cambodia’s economy was estimated at USD459 million in 2019, accounting for 1.7% of national GDP.