Viettel launches mobile services in Mozambique Business

Viettel launches mobile services in Mozambique

Movitel, a joint-venture between Vietnam’s military-run telecom provider Viettel and Mozambique’s SPI Invespar company has launched mobile services with the first nine base transceiver stations (BTSs) in Mozambique, a Viettel representative said on Oct. 7.

Number of 3G subscriptions rises

The country's three largest mobile service providers, VinaPhone, MobiFone and Viettel, confirmed they had a growing number of 3G subscribers after nearly two years of providing the service.

Viettel in global top 20 in number of users

The military-run telecoms group Viettel has been ranked 19 out of 784 service providers in terms of the number of subscribers in the global telecoms rankings released by Wireless Intelligence.

New focus on communications in Asia-Pacific

The development of 2G-4G technology and multimedia broadband services for the international mobile telecommunications (IMT) system were discussed at an International Telecommunications Union (ITU) regional workshop in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 7.

Slow growth for 3G infrastructure

The country’s mobile network infrastructure has been sluggish in meeting the boom in third generation (3G) technology services in Vietnam.

Viettel conquers Cambodia's mobile market

Viettel Cambodia, a subsidiary of Vietnam's military-run telecom service provider, now owns 42 per cent of the base transceiver stations (BTS) and 88 percent the optic-fibre cable in Cambodia.

Vinaphone to expand GSM network

Vinaphone, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT) Group, has signed contracts with Motorola’s Home&Networks Mobility business to expand its GSM network, according to the US telecom giant.

Telecoms market steps into 3G service race

After VinaPhone and Viettel launched their new mobile information services using 3G technology, many other telecom companies have also announced their own plans to provid e this service ahead of schedule, resulting in a new race in the Vietnamese telecoms market.