StockMarketWire.com - Telecommunications and mobile money services Airtel Africa reported higher first-half revenue as revenue increase by a fifth amid ongoing customer growth.

Pre-tax profit was 101.8% to $567 million year-on-year as revenue increased 27.6% to $2.27 billion.

The customer base grew by 5.4% to 122.7 million, with increased penetration across mobile data, and mobile money services

An interim dividend of 2 cents per share was declared, up from 1.5 cents last year.




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