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Millicom International Cellular: Millicom Annual General Meeting and the subsequent Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

Luxembourg, May 17, 2016 - Millicom International Cellular S.A.
("Millicom"), the international telecommunications and media company
(Stockholmsbörsen: MIC) today held its Annual General Meeting and a
subsequent Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in

The Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") and the Extraordinary General
Meeting (the "EGM") resolved in accordance with all proposals of the
Board and the Nomination Committee.

The AGM approved the annual accounts and the consolidated accounts for
the financial year ended 31 December 2015 and resolved to distribute
a dividend amount of USD 2.64 per share to shareholders/SDR. Payment
of the dividends is planned for around 25 May 2016. On a parent
company basis, Millicom generated a loss of USD 401,394,955 which was
resolved to be allocated to the profit or loss brought forward

The AGM re-elected Mr. Tomas Eliasson, Mr. Lorenzo Grabau, Mr.
Alejandro Santo Domingo and Mr. Odilon Almeida as Directors and
elected Mr. Thomas Boardman, Ms. Janet Davidson, Mr. José Miguel
Garcia Fernández and Mr. Simon Duffy as new Directors for a term
ending on the day of the next AGM to take place in 2017 (the "2017

Mr. Thomas Boardman was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors
for a term ending on the day of the 2017 AGM.

The AGM approved the re-election of Ernst & Young S.à.r.l., Luxembourg
as the external auditor of Millicom for a term ending on the day of
the 2017 AGM.

The AGM resolved to discharge all the Directors of Millicom for the
performance of their mandates during the financial year ended 31
December 2015.

The AGM also resolved to:

Approve remuneration to the Board and auditor and procedures for the
Nomination Committee.

Approve the guidelines for the remuneration of senior management.

Approve a Share Repurchase Plan.

The EGM resolved to change the date on which Millicom's annual general
meeting shall be held to the first Thursday of May each year and to
amend article 19 of the articles of association (the "Articles")
accordingly. Further the EGM resolved to change the signing powers in
relation to copies or extracts of resolutions of the Board of
Directors so as to empower the Chairman, the chairman of the relevant
meeting of the Board of Directors and any two members of the Board of
Directors in this respect and to amend article 9 paragraph 2 of the
Articles accordingly.

All other resolutions proposed to Millicom's AGM and EGM as set out in
the convening notice published by way of a press release on 13 April
2016, were duly passed. Further details can be found in the convening
notice for the AGM/EGM.

Biographical details of the new Directors are as follows:

Tom Boardman

Tom Boardman has been a Director of the Board of Investment AB
Kinnevik since 2011, and has been proposed to be elected Chairman of
Kinnevik's Board in May 2016. He is also a Non-Executive Director of
Nedbank Group, Woolworths Holdings, Royal Bafokeng Holdings and
African Rainbow Minerals, and was a Non-Executive Director of Vodacom
Group between 2009 and 2011. Tom held various managerial positions
within the South African mining and retailing industries during
1973-1986. Between 1986 and 2002 he held managerial positions within
the BoE Bank and during 2003-2010 he was Chief Executive of Nedbank
Group. Tom is a South African national with a B Com and CTA from
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Janet Davidson

Janet Davidson is currently a Supervisory Board member of
STMicroelectronics. Janet held various managerial positions in
Alcatel Lucent from 1979-2011 including the role as Chief Strategy
Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President,
Quality & Customer Care. Janet is a US national with an MSc in
Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Simon Duffy

Simon Duffy is the Non-Executive Chairman of YouView TV and a
Non-Executive director of Modern Times Group, Oger Telecom, and Wizz
Air. Simon was Executive Chairman of Tradus until the company's sale
in March 2008. He was also Executive Vice Chairman of ntl:Telewest
until 2007, having joined ntl in 2003 as CEO. Simon has also served
as CFO of Orange, CEO of wireless data specialist End2End, CEO and
Deputy Chairman of WorldOnline International, and held senior
positions at EMI Group and Guinness. Simon is a UK national with a BA
from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard University.

Jose Miguel García Fernández

Jose Miguel García Fernández recently stepped down as Co-Chief
Executive Officer of Orange España. Between 2006 and 2015 he was CEO
of the Spanish telecommunications operator Jazztel, and he held
various managerial positions within Cable & Wireless from 2000-2006
including CEO of UK & Ireland as well as of Panama. Jose is a Spanish
national with a BSc in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and
Postgraduate in Digital Telecommunications from Monash University.

For more please visit: or contact

Press Enquiries:

Tabitha Aldrich-Smith, Interim Communications Director

Tel: +352 277 59084 (Luxembourg) / +44 7971 919 610 /

Investor Enquiries:

Nicolas Didio, Director, Head of Investor Relations

+44 7795 385217

About Millicom

Millicom is a leading telecom and media company dedicated to emerging
markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it
comes to providing innovative and customer-centric digital lifestyle
services to the world's emerging markets. The Millicom Group employs
more than 16,000 people and provides mobile services to more than 62
million customers. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular
SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on Nasdaq Stockholm
under the symbol MIC. In 2015, Millicom generated revenue of USD 6.73
billion and Adjusted EBITDA of USD 2.27 billion.


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