Gmobile

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GTel Mobile
Type Limited Liability (TNHH)
Industry Mobile telecommunications
Founded 17 September 2012
Headquarters Hanoi, Vietnam
Key people Nguyen Van Du (director)
Products Mobile networks, Telecom services
Parent Global Telecommunications Corporation
Website http://www.gmobile.vn

Gmobile is a Vietnamese mobile network operator. The brand Gmobile is owned by GTel Mobile and is the successor of Beeline Vietnam. GTel in turn is owned by Global Telecommunications Corporation, a state-owned joint-stock company under the Ministry of Public Security.[1]

Market share and competitors[edit]

Gmobile had a market share (estimated based on revenues) of 3.2% in 2012, making it the fifth largest operator.[2] Its main competitors are Viettel with 40.67% market share, Vinaphone with 30%, and MobiFone with 17.9%, the latter two of which are owned by VNPT.[2] Together, the big three control almost 90% of the market. The only other significant competitor is Vietnamobile with 8%.[2] It had 3.2 million subscribers in 2012.[3]

History[edit]

Gmobile was set up in September 2012 as successor of Beeline Vietnam. The Russian investor OJSC VimpelCom had previously left the joint-venture.[3] VimpelCom sold its stakes that were once worth $500m for $45m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Telecommunications Corporation". GTel. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Năm 2012 khó khăn của các mạng di động nhỏ". Gafin.vn. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Gmobile replaces Beeline, targets Mekong". Saigon Times. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2013.