Viettel boasts over 150,000 mobile phone subscribers abroad

The military-run telecom service provider, Viettel, on Jan. 13 said it has so far attracted over 150,000 mobile phone subscribers in Cambodia and Laos .

The company registered more than 100,000 mobile phone subscribers in Cambodia and 50,000 others in Laos , after only two months entering these two neighbouring markets.

It has also completed procedures for opening its representative offices in Myanmar , and plans to invest in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea , Cuba and Venezuela .

Viettel, which made debut in 2004, now is leading Vietnam with some 25 million subscribers. It provides mobile phone, fixed line telephone, wireless fixed telephone and internet services.

It was ranked 83rd among the 100 biggest telecom companies in the world with a total brand value of 536 million USD, according to Informa PLC, a world leading statistics provider.

Meanwhile, Wireless Intelligence, a global database of mobile market information, also ranked the company the 41st biggest telco in terms of the number of subscribers among 650 telecom companies worldwide

Source: VNA

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