Viettel has become the most valuable communications brand in Cambodia through its Metfone service, with revenue reaching 94 million USD in 2016. (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) - Viettel Group has been ranked 29th out of a total of 461 telecom companies around the world in terms of mobile subscriptions by GSMA Intelligence. 

It has reached 90 million subscribers in Vietnam and its nine other international markets, Laos, Cambodia, Timor Leste, Cameroon, Haiti, Mozambique, Burundi, Peru, and Tanzania. 

Viettel's overseas subscriber base has increased 2.5 times in three years to 26 million. 

The military company provides coverage of 95 percent of all its markets. 

In the first half of this year its international revenues were worth nearly 494 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 13 percent. 

Now Viettel's mobile internet services are booming, with its turnover in the second half of the year expected to nearly double year-on-year as data turnover has nearly doubled and 3G subscriptions have increased by 50 percent in the last six months. 

The market is expected to grow very fast in the near future and Viettel plans to improve the quality of 3G services and expand 4G services in its international markets.-VNA