Viettel Telecom Corporation is the country’ss largest mobile network operator that started operations in 2000. It is a stateowned enterprise wholly owned and operated by the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence.
BLAZE TO BRILLIANCE
- The company started operations in 2000
- Viettel plans to invest $1 billion in a new third-generation (3G) mobile phone network in Tanzania
- Viettel has successfully developed telecommunication services in Laos, Cambodia, Haiti, Mozambique and Peru
Viettel had an estimated market share of 40.67 per cent till the end of 2012, based on revenues, and claimed a customer base of 58.9 million customers. Viettel acquired EVN Telecom in December 2011 and finished transferring accounts one year later. In May 2007, Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd established a joint venture with Viettel Mobile to provide Internet data centre services in Vietnam.
Viettel has successfully developed telecommunication services in Laos, Cambodia, Haiti, Mozambique and Peru.
Viettel has ambitious plans to enter the hardware market. It started producing mobile phones in late 2012.
ENGAGEMENT THAT ENTHRALS
For Viettel, the satisfaction and trust of its customers are the source of prosperity and sustainable development. Viettel plans to invest $1 billion in a new third-generation (3G) mobile phone network in Tanzania.
More than 40 million customers subscribed to Viettel’s 2G technologies. The company’s total revenue reached VND60 trillion in 2009, an 80 per cent increase compared to 2008. Viettel Mobile won the category of the Most Popular Operator at the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Vietnam Mobile Awards.