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Founded in 1983 as Mobile Telecommunications Company, Zain was the first mobile telecommunications operator in the Middle East. Today, the Kuwaiti-headquartered group provides telecommunication services across seven countries – Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and South Sudan – and has close to 49 million active customers.

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#23 /200
Total score
51.4 /100
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Ownership structure
Mixed (44% Public; 56% Private)
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$ 5,067 millions (FY2021)
Group employees
9,005 (FY2021)
Emission data
1,020,121 tCO2 (S1+S2 LB)
Electricity consumption
1,020,691 MWh (FY2021)
Company filing name
Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P.

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