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

Celcom Axiata Berhad

Established in 1988, Celcom is Malaysia’s first private mobile operator, with over 8.4 million customers. Celcom boasts the widest 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks, covering over 98% of the population.

USD1.2 billion invested in 2019

45,743 jobs supported

0.5% of GDP

USD1 CAPEX translates to USD 7.5 GVA Contribution

32 years of investment

Celcom’s substantial operations and investments in Malaysia contributed USD1.8 billion to Malaysia’s GDP in 2019. Celcom’s total Gross Value Added (GVA) contribution to Malaysia’s economy was estimated at USD1,844 million in 2019, accounting for 0.5% of national GDP.