Axiata Group Berhad is one of the largest Asian telecommunications group in Asia with over 250 million customers. Axiata’s vision is to be a regional champion by 2015 by piecing together the best throughout the region in connectivity, technology and talent, uniting them towards a single goal: Advancing Asia.
Axiata has controlling interests in mobile operators in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Cambodia with significant strategic stakes in India and Singapore. In addition, the Malaysian-grown holding company has stakes in non-mobile telecommunications operations in Thailand and Pakistan.
The Group's mobile subsidiaries and associates operate under the following brands - Celcom in Malaysia, XL in Indonesia, Dialog in Sri Lanka, Robi in Bangladesh, Smart in Cambodia, Idea in India and M1 in Singapore. Added to this the Group has established a communications infrastructure solutions and services company called “edotco”.
The Group, including its subsidiaries and associates, has over 250 million mobile subscribers in Asia. The Group's revenue for 2013 was RM18.4 billion (USD5.8 billion). Its market capitalisation stood at over RM58.9 billion (USD18.7 billion) at end 2013. The Group provides employment to 23,000 people across Asia.
Axiata was awarded the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award for Best Telecom Group for six consecutive years from 2009 - 2014 and the Telecom Asia Best Regional Mobile Group 2010 and 2011 for its operations in multiple Asian markets.
In 2011, Axiata became the only Malaysian company to make the Forbes Asia Fab 50 List.