RPT-Millicom Q4 in line, expects strong growth in 2015

martes 3 de febrero de 2015 10:20 GYT

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STOCKHOLM Feb 3 (Reuters) - Emerging markets telecoms group Millicom said on Tuesday it would see continued strong growth in 2015 as it reported fourth-quarter core profit in line with expectations.

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) including corporate costs were $588 million against $500 million a year ago and a forecast of $584 million in a Reuters poll of analysts.

Reported revenues rose to $1.86 billion versus an expected $1.84.

The Latin America and Africa-focused operator said it expected core profit to rise to between $2.2 billion and $2.35 billion in 2015. (Reporting by Simon Johnson)