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MobiCom received the Grand Prix at the "Entrepreneur Awards" in 2017


December 27,2017

MobiCom Corporation LLC, a consolidated subsidiary of KDDI (Headquarters: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Chairman and CEO: Tatsuya Hamada; hereafter "MobiCom") received the Grand Prix at annual "Entrepreneur Awards" in 2017 which is hosted by Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in recognition of MobiCom's greatest contribution to the economic development of the country throughout the year.
Also, MobiCom took first place in the "Top 10 Entrepreneurs Awards" in 2016, which is second highest award after the Grand Prix.

MobiCom has the largest market share of mobile subscribers in Mongolia [1], and is a total telecommunications service provider supplying wide variety of services in mobile, fixed line, satellite communications, ICT field, and Fintech services.
In May 2017 MobiCom became the first company in Mongolia to win "Best Employer of Mongolia", an award recognizing corporations that make active efforts to maintain employee friendly work environments.
MobiCom aims for improvement of customer satisfaction, and also became the first company in Mongolia to start providing high-speed 4G LTE-Advanced service using carrier aggregation technology in November 2017.

MobiCom was highly praised for contributions to the society and the deployment of the best network environment in Mongolia.

(left to right) Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry President  Lkhagvajav Baatarjav, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ulziisakhan Enkhtuvshin, MobiCom Chairman and CEO Tatsuya Hamada

Tatsuya Hamada, Chairman and CEO of MobiCom said as follows regarding receiving the Grand Prix at "Entrepreneur Awards" in 2017:
"Everyone at MobiCom is delighted to receive such a prestigious award. This year, in addition to expanding 4G LTE network across Mongolia, we started Mongolia's first carrier aggregation in 4G LTE. Moreover, we also challenged ourselves a lot this year, including Fintech service using mobile money. Furthermore, we worked hard to improve our work environment, becoming the first company in Mongolia to acquire OHSAS 18001, international standard certification for workplace health and safety. MobiCom will continue to promote better telecommunications environment and contribute to the economic development of the country."

"Entrepreneur Award" Grand Prix trophy Images of the award ceremony

(Reference) About MobiCom

MobiCom is a total telecommunications service provider, supplying mobile, fixed line and satellite communication services in addition to a wide range of ICT services, and holds the largest market share of Mongolia's mobile subscribers [1].

KDDI invested in MobiCom from its founding in 1995, allying with operating partners, Sumitomo Corporation and Newcom LLC [2], to contribute to development of Mongolia's communications industry. KDDI will apply its worldwide knowledge and experience to continue powering the growth of MobiCom and Mongolia's telecommunications environment under strong partnership.


November 1995 KDDI, Sumitomo Corporation and Newcom LLC enter the Mongolian market, establishing a joint telecommunications venture
March 1996 Launched 2G GSM service
March 2009 Launched 3G W-CDMA service
2011 Obtained ISO 9001 quality management system certification
2012 Obtained ISO 27001 information security management certification
August 2014 Launched Candy Point Program
March 2016 KDDI consolidated MobiCom
May 2016 Launched 4G LTE high-speed data communication service in Ulaanbaatar
December 2016
  • Launched Candy e-money service
  • Won first place in the Mongolian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's "Top 10 Entrepreneurs Awards" for greatest contribution to the nation's economic development
March 2017 Launched Candy Message Loan service
July 2017 Obtained Mongolia's first international standard OHSAS18001 certification for implementation and operation of (MobiCom's) Occupational Health and Safety Management System
November 2017 Introduced Mongolia's first carrier aggregation in 4G LTE
  • [1]
    As of June 2017.
  • [2]
    A Mongolian investment company. Based in Ulaanbaatar.

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