Global rank: 56
Zain is a Kuwaiti mobile telecommunications company founded in 1983 in Kuwait as MTC (Mobile Telecommunications Company), and later rebranded as Zain in 2007.
Zain has a commercial presence in seven countries across the Middle East with 49.5 million active customers as of 31 December 2019. The vice chairman and group CEO is Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi, who was appointed in March 2017.
Founded in 1983, Zain is one of the most recognized telecom brands across the MENA region with a commercial footprint in seven Middle Eastern and Africa countries and 48.4 million active customers.