Vietnam restructures mobile market ahead of IPO

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State prepares MobiFone for privatisation; will continue to hold 75% stake in post-IPO entity. The Vietnamese government has given the go-ahead to a plan to separate mobile operator MobiFone from its state-owned parent in anticipation of its forthcoming flotation. The proposal came from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), which called More...

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PM decides on VNPT restructuring

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has directed the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to take charge of the Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services company (VMS) and the Post & Telecommunications Institute More...

April 9th, 2014

Government approves to separate Mobifone from VNPT

Vietnamese government has officially approved to separate Mobifone from Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), vnexpress.net reported. In details, Mobifone will be split from VNPT to prepare for its More...

April 3rd, 2014

Telco opts for back-to-basics TV shows

A focus on training and low-cost tactics are the way ViettelTV, under the military-run telecom giant Viettel, will make inroads into Vietnam’s potential pay TV market. After a successful trial providing cable More...

March 30th, 2014

Viettel provides 1.3 million new prefix numbers

Military-run telecom Viettel will provide its users with 1.3 million new mobile phone numbers starting with 096. Accordingly, the company has become the only provider owning multi-number networks in the local telecom More...

March 22nd, 2014

Bandwidth revoked from telcos

The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to withdraw mobile bandwidths that it provided to S-Fone and EVN Telecom mobile carriers due to fading operations. The EVN Telecom uses 450 MHz bandwidth spectrum More...

March 15th, 2014

Viettel’s engagement to create new face for cable TV market

Existing cable televisions have hurried to change their business strategies in anticipation that the big guy in the telecom sector, Viettel– when joining the market, would try to scramble for clients with More...

March 2nd, 2014

Reform to spur telecom growth

The Vietnamese telecom market will improve vastly after its restructuring is complete, said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son. Minister Son said the restructuring of the Vietnam Post and More...

February 9th, 2014

Viettel wants to buy Korean-origin OTT service Kakao Talk

Kakao Talk – the OTT (over-the-top) service originating from South Korea is the top target of Viettel in the process of penetrating into the OTT market. According to VNExpress, information about the acquisition More...

February 8th, 2014

Telcos ask for IPv6 standards in VN

Viet Nam’s leading internet providers and suppliers of network devices are bemoaning the slow implementation of Internet protocol version 6 (IPv6) plans in the country. IPv6, which has an improved option mechanism More...

February 8th, 2014