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Free 5G mobile network launched in Da Nang

On December 13, Viettel’s 5G mobile network opened in Da Nang, providing free 5G service with unlimited capacity.

Nearly 107,000 mobile subscribers in Vietnam switch networks in July

Nearly 107,000 out of 164,871 or 70.7 percent of mobile service subscribers that registered to change their networks performed the procedures successfully and retained their numbers from July 1-28.


Vietnam deactivates 1.85 million illegible mobile subscribers

More than 1.85 million prepaid mobile subscribers were deactivated in the first six months of the year as they were improperly registered, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

Which way out for small mobile networks: 3G or 4G?

VietNamNet Bridge - Developing data products is the only choice for small networks amid pressure from the giant telecoms VinaPhone, MobiFone and Viettel.

Will FPT, Vietnamobile be able to catch the ‘4G train’?

FPT is preparing for 4G trial, while Vietnamobile has announced it wants to join the 4G playing field. However, the telcos will have to wait until 2017 to attend the auction for the 4G 2.6GHz frequency band.

Are there more opportunities for small mobile networks?

The three biggest mobile networks – Viettel, VinaPhone and MobiFone – now hold 95 percent of the Vietnamese mobile telecom market. However, small network operators believe there are still opportunities.

Vietnamobile, Gmobile to heat telecom market

New investment plans have been prepared by foreign investors for Vietnamobile and Gmobile with hopes of remapping the telecom market, which has been dominated by big Vietnamese players.

Vietnamobile clinches deal with Chelsea

 Mobile network operator Vietnamobile has reached a three-year deal with the Chelsea Football Club.

Vietnamobile keeps 3G rates low

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the country's three biggest mobile operators hiking their 3G (third generation network) usage price, the fourth largest firm Vietnamobile has said it will not follow the trend.

Ministry unfazed by foreign telecom firms’ exit

 VietNamNet Bridge – Given that a number of telecom firms have pulled out of the Vietnamese market and that a foreign organization has remarked the local telecom market is losing its appeal,