MTN Eswatini (Swazi MTN)

Swazi MTN logo

Company Name

Swazi MTN Limited

Ownership Type

State/Government Owned
Subsidiary

Ownership/Controlling Entity

MNC

10

3G UMTS Frequency Bands

4G LTE Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Since its inception in 1998, MTN Swaziland has developed to become one of Swaziland's most successful and prominent businesses. MTN Swaziland is a telecommunications partner that is a subsidiary of MTN Group. The geographical network coverage was last measured at 96% and population coverage is at 98%. Swazi MTN is a Swazi company and its shareholding structure stands as follows: SPTC–41%; MTN Group–30%; Esteemed Shareholder–10%; Swaziland Empowerment Limited–19%.

The company provided 2G GSM services over the 900 MHz band since November 1998, and began providing 3G UMTS services over B1 (2100 MHz) in October 2011. Despite its substantial 2100 MHz spectrum holdings the company reportedly only provides HSPA data services. According to its social media accounts, Swazi MTN launched 4G LTE around July 2016. The network uses B3 (1800 MHz) with a 20 MHz carrier.

3G UMTS Network Information

Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Launch Date 2011-10 Status Active
UMTS BandPacket DataStatus
Active
4G LTE Network Information

Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Evolution Status Active [Launched 2016-07]
Max. MIMO Max. Modulation
Carrier Aggregation - Features -
LTE BandChannel WidthStatus
20 MHz Active