Axiata is one of the leading telecommunications groups in Asia with approximately 320 million subscribers in ten countries.
Axiata was incorporated in Malaysia on 12 June 1992 as a private limited company under the name of Telekom Malaysia International (TMI), which then operated as a division within Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM). TMI was subsequently demerged from TM and listed on Bursa Securities on 28 April 2008. In March 2009, TMI changed its name to Axiata Group Berhad and launched a new identity, enhancing our position as a leading mobile operator in Asia.
In pursuit of our vision to be a New Generation Digital Champion by 2020, Axiata pieces together the best in the region in terms of innovation, connectivity and talent. With a diverse portfolio in mobile network, communications infrastructure and digital services, Axiata, through our operating companies, offers a range of innovative telecommunications products and services.
Axiata has controlling interests in six mobile operators under the brand names of ‘Celcom’ in Malaysia, ‘XL’ in Indonesia, ‘Dialog’ in Sri Lanka, ‘Robi’ in Bangladesh, ‘Smart’ in Cambodia and ‘Ncell’ in Nepal, with strategic interests in ‘Idea’ in India and ‘M1’ in Singapore.
‘edotco’, our Group’s infrastructure company, operates in five countries to deliver telecommunications infrastructure services, and operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 25,000 towers. It aims to be one of the top regional tower companies and is committed to responsible and sustainable business operations.
In 2012, Axiata established ‘Axiata Digital’ to capture the rapid growth in Internet-based businesses. Over the years, Axiata Digital has built a portfolio of 29 digital brands including three subsidiaries and seven joint ventures, servicing growing demands in mobile money, mobile advertising, e-commerce, entertainment and education.