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Vodacom Group

Preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2016

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Group revenue up 7.5% (6.0%*) and Group service revenue up 7.4% (5.8%*)

South Africa revenue increased 5.2%

International operations revenue grew 16.6% (9.4%*); representing 22.9% of Group revenue

Group data revenue up 28.5%, supported by strong network investment

Group EBITDA grew 12.8% (10.2%*) to R30 345 million with a 1.8 ppts margin expansion to 37.9%

Group capital expenditure of R12 875 million, focused on rapidly expanding LTE/4G coverage and increasing data speeds

Headline earnings per share (‘HEPS’) up 2.7% to 883 cents per share, negatively impacted by remeasurement of foreign currency denominated intergroup loans and one-off BEE charges

Final dividend per share of 400 cents, taking the total dividend to 795 cents per share for the year



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