Nexttel, a brand of the military-run telecommunications group Viettel, has increased its Cameroonian users to 2 million after 9 months in the Western African market.

With over 1,100 base transceiver stations (BTS), Nexttel has provided 2G coverage for 70 percent of Cameroon residents. The south eastern telecom operator is also topping 3G services in Cameroon.

By the end of May, the group had raked in 29 million USD from the Cameroon market.

To date, Viettel has conducted business in nine countries of Asia, Latin America and Africa, bringing in 1.2 billion USD in revenue in 2014, a yearly increase of 25 percent.-VNA