Millicom 2017 Annual Report showcases commitment to digital growth
Luxembourg, February 13th, 2018 – Millicom published today its fully integrated Annual and Corporate Responsibility Report for 2017, which reveals substantial progress in expanding digital connectivity in emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. According to the report, the leading provider of cable and mobile services increased the number of HFC homes passed this year by 18% as compared to 2016, and more than doubled the number of 4G data users.
The report places corporate responsibility at the heart of Millicom's business strategy. It reaffirms the company’s commitment to key areas such as protecting children online, empowering women with mobile technology, freedom of expression and privacy, and attracting and retaining a diverse and high performing talent pool. As examples, the company provided Child Online Protection training to nearly 200,000 children this year, it trained more than 24,000 women customers in the use of mobile data and mobile money, and increased the number of women in senior management positions to 33%.
The report can be viewed or downloaded from the Millicom website at the Reporting Center.
The company will also issue its third Law Enforcement Disclosure Report for 2017 later this week, which outlines the company’s interactions with government and law enforcement agencies on the topics of customer privacy and freedom of expression.
The Integrated Annual Report and the Law Enforcement Disclosure Report come fully digitized, as part of Millicom’s mission to bring The Digital Lifestyle to its markets.
For further information, please contact
Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
+1 305 476 7352 / +1 305 302 2858
Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations
+352 277 59094
Mauricio Pinzon, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +44 20 3249 2460
Millicom is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovative digital lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo. As of December 31st, 2017, Millicom employed more than 18,000 people and provided mobile services to approximately 51 million customers, with a cable footprint of more than 9 million homes passed. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2017, Millicom reported revenues of $6.0 billion and EBITDA of $2.2 billion.