List of mobile network operators of the Asia Pacific region

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This is a list of all mobile phone carriers in the Asia Pacific Region and their respective number of subscribers. There are an estimated 2.6 billion mobile phones activated through various carriers in the region.

Afghanistan[edit]

As of March 2014, the penetration rate in Afghanistan was estimated at 89% over a population estimate of 29.8 million.[1]

The country's telcom regulator is the Afghanistan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ATRA).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Roshan GSM (GPRS)
UMTS, HSPA+
5.6[2] (2012) Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) 51%, Monaco Telecom International (MTI) 36.75%, TeliaSonera AB 12.25%
2 MTN GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
UMTS
4.5[2] (2012) MTN (100%)
3 Etisalat GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
UMTS, HSPA+
3.5[2] (2012) Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
4 AWCC GSM (GPRS, EDGE) 3.5[2] (2012) Telephone Systems International
5 Wasel CdmaOne 0.052[2] (2012) Wasel Telecom Afghanistan
6 Afghan Telecom CDMA2000 1X (Cellular/WLL)
GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
UMTS
0.15[2] (2012)
-
-
MCIT (state owned)

American Samoa[edit]

As of 2004, American Samoa has 32,000 subscribers in total,[3] or an 85% penetration rate.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Blue Sky Communications 850 MHz GSM
850 MHz UMTS, HSPA+
0.0320[3] (2012) Amper SpA

Australia[edit]

As of March 2011, the number of mobile phone subscriptions in Australia was recorded to be 29.28 million which corresponds to a penetration rate of 129.482% over an estimated population of around 21.8 million.[4][5]

The country's telcom regulator is the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Telstra GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
850/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
15.8[6] (Dec 2013) [7][8] Telstra
2 Optus GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, DC-HSPA+
700/1800 MHz FD-LTE, 2300 MHz TD-LTE
9.49[9] (Sept 2013) Singapore Telecommunications
3 Vodafone
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
850/900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
5.03[10] (Sept 2013) Vodafone (50%) Hutchison Telecom (50%)

Azerbaijan[edit]

See: List of mobile network operators for Azerbaijan in List of mobile network operators of Europe section.

Bangladesh[edit]

As of May 2014, Bangladesh has 116.239 million subscribers in total.[11] The country's telcom regulator is the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Grameenphone GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
49.088[11] (May 2014) Telenor (55.8%), Grameen Telecom (34.2%) and Publicly held (10%)
2 Banglalink GSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
29.626[11] (May 2014) Orascom Telecom (100%)
3 Robi GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
24.077[11] (May 2014) Axiata Group Berhad (92%) and NTT DoCoMo (8%)
4 Airtel Bangladesh
(formerly Warid)
GSM-1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
8.491[11] (May 2014) Bharti Airtel (100%)
5 Teletalk GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
3.525[11] (May 2014) State-owned (100%)
6 Citycell 800 MHz CDMA2000 1x RTT, EV-DO Rev.A 1.433[11] (May 2014) Pacific Group & Far East Telecom Limited (55%) and SingTel (45%)

Bhutan[edit]

As of June 2011, the penetration rate in Bhutan was estimated at 57.169% over a population estimate of over 700,000.[12]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Bhutan Telecom GSM 900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
850/2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
Not Yet Available Bhutan Telecom Ltd (BTL)
2 Tashi Cell GSM 900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE) Not Yet Available Tashi Group

Brunei Darussalam[edit]

As of June 2011, the penetration rate in Brunei Darussalam was estimated at 109.483% over a population estimate of over 400,000.[13]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 b•mobile 2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA + Telekom Brunei Berhad and QAF Comserve
2 DSTCom GSM 900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+,
1800 MHz LTE
DST Group

Cambodia[edit]

As of June 2013, the penetration rate in Cambodia was estimated at 69.318% over a population estimate of over 14.7 million.[14]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Metfone GSM-900/1800
UMTS
7.3[citation needed] Viettel Cambodia
2 Smart GSM-900/1800
2100 MHz UMTS
1800 LTE
5.4 (Q3 2013)[citation needed] Axiata Group Berhad
3 Cellcard GSM-900
2100 MHz UMTS
2.5[15] (2010) The Royal Group,[16]
4 Sotelco GSM-900/1800
1900 UMTS
0.6[17] (2013) Sotelco
5 qb UMTS 0.05[citation needed] Cambodia Advance Communications
6 EXCELL CDMA 2000 1x-EVDO 0.004[citation needed] GT-TELL
7 Cootel GSM-900/1800 ? ?

China[edit]

As of October 2013, China has 1.218 billion subscribers in total.[18] Another estimate made in August 2013 found a penetration rate of 69.2% over a population estimate of over 1.3 billion.[19]

The country's telcom regulator is MIIT.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 China Mobile GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
1900/2000/2300 MHz TD-SCDMA, TD-HSDPA
1900/2300/2600 MHz TD-LTE
759[20] (October 2013) State-owned
2 China Unicom PHS
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
2300/2600 MHz TD-LTE (in trial)
276[20] (October 2013) State-owned
Telefonica (9.7%)
3 China Telecom PHS
800/2100 MHz CDMA, CDMA2000, EVDO
2300/2600 MHz TD-LTE (in trial)
183[20] (October 2013) State-owned

Cook Islands[edit]

As of 2008, Cook Islands has 6,700 subscribers in total.[21]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Telecom GSM-900
UMTS
Not Yet Available Telecom New Zealand (60%)

Fiji[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Fiji was estimated at 79.957% over a population estimate of around 0.9 million.[22]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Vodafone GSM-900 (GPRS)
2100 MHz UMTS
1800 MHz LTE
0.6[citation needed] Vodafone 49% ATH 51%
2 Digicel GSM-900 (GPRS, EDGE)
900 MHz UMTS, HSPA+
Digicel 100%
Mobile Virtual Network Operators
1 Inkk Mobile
(using Vodafone)
 ?? 0.2[citation needed] Vodafone FJ 100%

French Polynesia[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in French Polynesia was estimated at 98.764% over a population estimate of around 0.3 million.[23]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 VINI GSM-900
2100 MHz UMTS
LTE (planned 2016)
0.25 Tikiphone SA
2 Pacific Mobile Telecom
(PMT)
GSM
UMTS
licensed in 2010 partnership of Vodafone
3 Mara Telecom GSM
2100 MHz UMTS
LTE (planned 2016)
licensed in 2009 partnership of Orange
4 Viti Wimax

Georgia[edit]

As of 2008, Georgia has 2.755 million subscribers in total.[24]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Geocell GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA +
Not Yet Available Fintur Holdings B.V.1
2 Magti GSM GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA +
Not Yet Available Telcell Wireless, ITC
3 Beeline GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA +
0.146[25] (March 2008) VimpelCom & GMC Group
4 Warid GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
WiMAX
Not Yet Available Warid Telecom

1. Fintur Holdings B.V. owners are TeliaSonera 58.55% and Turkcell 41.45%

Guam & Northern Mariana Islands[edit]

As of 2004, Guam has 98,000[26] and the Northern Mariana Islands have 20,500[27] subscribers in total.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Docomo Pacific CdmaOne
GSM-1900 (GPRS)
850 MHz UMTS
700 MHz LTE
Not Yet Available NTT DoCoMo
2 IT&E CdmaOne
GSM-1900
1900 MHz UMTS
700 MHz LTE
Not Yet Available IT&E Overseas, Inc
3 MPULSE GSM-850/1900 (GPRS) Not Yet Available TeleGuam Holdings LLC
4 iConnect Buddy GSM-1900 (GPRS, EDGE) Not Yet Available Wave Runner LLC
5 PTI GSM Not Yet Available Micronesian Telecommunications Corporation

Hong Kong[edit]

As of December 2011, the penetration rate in Hong Kong was estimated at 210% over a population estimate of over 7.1 million.[28]

The special administrative region's telcom regulator is the Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 China Mobile Hong Kong GSM-1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE, 2300 MHz TD-LTE
4.25 China Mobile
2 3 GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE, 2300 MHz TD-LTE
3.51[29] (June 2011) Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited
3 csl. (former CSL)1
(1010, one2free and New World Mobility)
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE
2.993[30][citation needed] Hong Kong Telecom4
4 csl. (former PCCW-HKT) CDMA2000
GSM-1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE
1.506[31] (June 2011) Hong Kong Telecom3
5 SmarTone GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
850/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
1.620[32] (December 2011) Sun Hung Kai Properties

1. CSL and New World Mobility merged in April 2006 and became CSL New World Mobility Group. The two networks operated separately until 2010 when the network of New World Mobility was merged into the network of CSL.
2. New World Mobility (NWM) is made up of Telecom Digital Limited and CSL.
3. July 2005: HKT Limited(also known as PCCW), former owner of CSL, has agreed in June to buy the 59.9% stocks of Sunday held by the two biggest shareholders at HK$0.65 each share. The acquisition has received approval from Office of the Telecommunications Authority, and has progressed to a mandatory unconditional cash offer to buy the remaining stock at HK$0.65 per share. Total cost to PCCW will be approx HK$1.942bn, allowing its reentry into the wireless market by possessing Sunday's 2G (GSM 1800) and 3G (UMTS) licences.
4. In May 2014, Australian telecommunications giant Telstra announced it had completed the sale of Hong Kong-based mobile business CSL to HKT Limited, with proceeds for its stake totaling US$1.99 billion.

India[edit]

As of July 2012, India has 919.17 million subscribers in total or 76% penetration rate.[33]

The country's telcom regulator is the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Bharti Airtel GSM-900/1800 (EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
2300 MHz TD-LTE
192.22[34] (August 2013) Bharti Enterprises (65%)
SingTel (35%)
2 Vodafone India GSM-900/1800 (EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
EVDO (Using MTS' network)
155.1[33] (2013 2Q) Vodafone (100%)
3 Reliance Communications CdmaOne, CDMA 1xRTT DCN, EVDO
GSM-900/1800
HSPA-2100 MHz
WiMAX
135.37[33] (December 2012) Reliance (67%) & Public (26%)
4 Idea Cellular GSM-900/1800 (EDGE)
HSPA-2100 MHz
127.2[35] (Q3 2013) Aditya Birla Group (49.05%)
Axiata Group Berhad (19.96%)
5 BSNL GSM-900/1800 (EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
CdmaOne, EVDO
WiMAX WiFi
97.17[33] (December 2012) State-owned (100%)
6 TATA DOCOMO GSM-1800
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
CDMA, EVDO
WiMAX
70.27[33] (December 2012) Tata Group (74%)
NTT docomo JAPAN (26%)
7 Aircel GSM-900/1800 (EDGE)
UMTS, HSPA
2300 MHz TD-LTE
63.34[33] (December 2012) Maxis Communications (74%)
Apollo Hospital (26%)
8 Uninor GSM, EDGE-1800 MHz 41.49[33] (December 2012)
Telenor (67.25%)
Unitech Group (32.75%)
9 MTS India CDMA, EVDO 16.76[33] (December 2012) Sistema (73.71%) & Shyam Group (23.79%)
10 Videocon GSM (GPRS, EDGE) 3.64[33] (December 2012) Videocon
11 MTNL GSM
HSDPA
CDMAone
5.11[33] (June 2013) State-owned
12 Loop Mobile India GSM, GPRS 3.02[33] (December 2012) Essar Group (8.0%)
Santa Trading Pvt Ltd (85.75%)
13 RIL INFOTEL 2300 MHz TD-LTE 0.001[33] (December 2012) RELIANCE (95%)
HFCL INFOTEL (5%)

Indonesia[edit]

As of June 2011, the number of mobile phone subscriptions in Indonesia was recorded to be 220 million which corresponds to a penetration rate of 92% over an estimated population of around 237.6 million.[36]

The country's telcom regulator is the Badan Regulasi Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Indonesian Communications and Media Authority).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Telkomsel
kartuHALO, simPATI, Kartu As
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
100[37] (Q2 2011) State-owned Telkom (65%)
Singapore Telecommunications (35%)
2 XL Axiata
Axis (Axis acquired by XL)
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
68.5[38] (Q1 2014) Axiata Group Berhad (66.7%)
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (13.3%)
Public (20%)
3 Indosat
Matrix (GSM Postpaid), Mentari, IM3 (GSM Prepaid), StarOne (CDMA)
CDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev 0
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA+
59.7[39] (Q1 2014) Qtel (65%)
Public (20.71%)
State-owned (14.29%)
4 Hutchison 3 GSM-1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
21[40] (Q4 2012) Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (60%)
CP Group Indonesia (40%)
5 Telkom
Telkom Flexi
CDMA2000 1x EV-DO Rev A[41] 16.756[37] (Q3 2010) State-owned (51.82%)
Public (48.18%)
6 Bakrie Telecom
esia (telephony), esia max-D (broadband wireless data)
CDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev A 13.0[42] (Q4 2010) Bakrie Group
7 Smartfren
Formerly: Fren (telephony), Mobile-8 (mobile), mobi (data)
CDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev A, EV-DO Rev B[43] 11.00[44] (Q4 2012) Sinar Mas Group[45]
Wahana Inti Nusantara (20%)
Global Nusa Data (20%)
Bali Media Telekomunikasi (20%)
Public (31%)[46]
8 Ceria Mobile mCDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev A 0.784[47] (Mar 2008) Sampoerna

Japan[edit]

As of June 2013, Japan has 142,809,300 subscribers in total,[48][49] or a 112.17% penetration rate.[50]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 NTT docomo 800(band VI)/1700(IX)/2100(I)MHz UMTS, HSPA
700(planned)/ 800(19)/ 1500(21)/ 1800(3)/ 2100(1)MHz LTE
61.623[48] (June 2013) NTT (67%)
State-owned (33%)
2 au 800(BC0)/ 2100(BC6) MHz CDMA2000 1x, EV-DO Rev.A(MC)
700(planned)/ 800(18)/ 1500(11)/ 2100(1)MHz LTE
2500 MHz WiMAX/WiMAX2+(TD-LTE)(MVNO of UQ)
38.378[48] (June 2013) KDDI (100%)
3 SoftBank Mobile 900(VIII)/ 1500(XI)/ 2100(I) MHz UMTS, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA
900(8,planned)/ 2100(1) MHz LTE
2500(41)MHz TD-LTE(AXGP) (MVNO of WCP)
33.290[48] (June 2013) SoftBank (100%)
4 Willcom PHS 5.199[48] (June 2013) SoftBank (100%)
5 EMOBILE 1700(IX)MHz UMTS, HSPA+
700(planned)/1800(3)MHz LTE
4.319[49] (March 2012) eAccess (SoftBank group) (100%)
Mobile Virtual Network Operators
1 Disney Mobile
(using SoftBank Mobile)
UMTS, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA
AXGP
N/A SoftBank / The Walt Disney Company
2 b-mobile
(using NTT Docomo)
2100(I)/800(VI) MHz UMTS, HSPA
800(19)/ 1500(21)/2100(1) MHz LTE
N/A Japan Communications Inc.

Kazakhstan[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Kazakhstan was estimated at 111.465% over a population estimate of around 15.5 million.[51]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 K-Cell GSM-900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
11.6[52] (Jan 2012) Fintur Holdings B.V.1 51%, KazakhTelecom 49%
2 Beeline GSM-900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
7.5[53] (May 2011) Cronwell Investment 50.01%, VimpelCom 49.99%
3 Tele2 GSM900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
0.35[53] (May 2011) Tele2
4 Altel CdmaOne
GSM 900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
1800 MHz LTE
0.2[54] (January 2007) KazakhTelecom 50%[54]

1. Fintur Holdings B.V. owners are TeliaSonera 58.55% and Turkcell 41.45%

Kiribati[edit]

As of 2008, Kiribati has 1,000 PSTN subscribers in total. The World Factbook shows 13,800 Mobile subscribers in 2011[55]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 TSKL 900 MHz GSM
850 MHz UMTS
700 MHz LTE
0.014 (2011) TSKL

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

As of 2008, Kyrgyzstan has 6.6 million subscribers in total, a 120% penetration rate.[39]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 MegaCom GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
2.7[39] (2012) JSC Alpha Telecom
2 Beeline GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
2.4[39] (Aug 2012) Sky Mobile Ltd.
3 Fonex CDMA 0.42[56] (2008) Aktel Ltd.
4 O! GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
2600 MHz LTE
0.9[39] NUR Telecom Ltd.
5 Katel TDMA 0.1[56] (2008) KATEL
6 Nexi CDMA 0.049[56] (2008) SoTel
7 Sapat Mobile CDMA 0.011[56] (2008) Winline Ltd.

Laos[edit]

As of 2012, Laos mobile penetration was 70.86% with 4.841 millions subscriptions.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 LaoTelecom GSM-900
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA (14.4 Mbit/s)
1.291[citation needed] Government of Lao P.D.R. (51%), Shennington Investments (Thaicom) (49%)[57]
2 Unitel GSM-900/1800
UMTS, HSDPA
2.705[citation needed] Lao Asia Telecommunication State Enterprise (LAT) (51%), Viettel Global (49%)[58]
3 Beeline GSM
UMTS, HSPA+ (21 Mbit/s)
WiMAX
0.325[citation needed] VimpelCom (78%), Government of Lao P.D.R. (22%)[59]
4 ETL Mobile GSM-900,1800
UMTS, HSPA+ (21 Mbit/s)
0.520[citation needed] Enterprise of Telecommunications Lao (Public, 100%)
5 Sky Telecom

Macau[edit]

As of December 2013, the special administrative region has 1.543 million subscribers in total, a 271.01% penetration rate.[60]

The special administrative region's telcom regulator is DSRT.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 CTM 900/1800 MHz GSM, GPRS
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
0.484[citation needed] CITIC Telecom
2 Hutchison Telecom 900/1800 MHz GSM, GPRS
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
0.408[citation needed] Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited
3 China Telecom (Macau) CDMA, CDMA2000, EVDO 0.224[citation needed] State-owned
4 SmarTone 900/1800 MHz GSM, GPRS
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
0.426[citation needed] Sung Hung Kai Properties

Malaysia[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Malaysia was estimated at 117.635% over a population estimate of around 29 million, cfr Malaysia Mobile Market (Q1 2008 - Q1 2011), mnodirectory.com (report no longer available at site).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Celcom GSM 900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA
1800/2600 MHz FD-LTE
13.289[61] (1Q 2014) Axiata Group Berhad (100%)
2 Maxis GSM 900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA
1800/2600 MHz FD-LTE
12.401[62] (2Q 2014) Ananda Krishnan
Saudi Telecom Company (17.5%??)
3 DiGi GSM 900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA
2600 MHz FD-LTE
10.903[63] (2Q 2014) Telenor (49%)
Employees Provident Fund (Malaysia)[64]
4 U Mobile 2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, DC-HSPA(not nationwide)
2600 MHz FD-LTE(not nationwide)

-uses Maxis 2G (nationwide)
-uses Maxis 3G on the area outside its own 3G network coverage
-share 2600Mhz spectrum with Maxis
4[65] (1Q 2013) U TV
STT Communications (33%)
MPHB Capital Bhd. (7.72%)
5 P1 2300 MHz WiMAX, TD-LTE (planned) 0.52[66] (1Q 2014) Telekom Malaysia
Green Packet
SK Telecom, Intel Corporation
6 Yes 4G 2300 MHz WiMAX, TD-LTE (planned)
2600 MHz TD-LTE (planned)
0.7[67] (3Q 2013) YTL Communications(a unit of YTL Corporation)
7 Redtone 2300 MHz WiMAX (East Malaysia only)
-share 2600Mhz spectrum with Maxis
Redtone International
8 Amax 2300 MHz TD-LTE (planned) Asiaspace
9 ALTEL -share 2600Mhz spectrum with Celcom
-also uses Celcom 2G/3G network
Puncak Semangat Sdn Bhd(unit owned by Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary)
10 Telekom Malaysia 850 MHz LTE(planned) Telekom Malaysia
Mobile Virtual Network Operators
1 TuneTalk (uses Celcom) 0.75[68] (January 2013) Tune Ventures(35.75%)
Celcom(38%)
2 XOX COM (uses Celcom) 0.391[69] (March 2011)
3 Merchantrade (uses Celcom) 0.3[70] (3Q 2012) Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd
4 Redtone Mobile (uses Celcom) 0.15[71] (December 2010) Redtone International
5 Happy Prepaid (prepaid for Kelantan and Terengganu only) (uses DiGi) DiGi
6 Tron (uses DiGi) Talk Focus Sdn Bhd[72]
7 SpeakOut Wireless (uses DiGi) 7-Eleven Malaysia
8 Clixster (uses DiGi)
9 MY Evolution (uses DiGi) M2M services in Asia[73]
10 Smart Pinoy (uses Celcom) PLDT (51%)
Celcom (49%)
11 Buzz me (uses U Mobile)
12 FRiENDi Mobile (uses U Mobile) Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa
13 Telin Malaysia (Kartu As) (uses Maxis) Telin Malaysia. Telin Malaysia is a joint venture (JV) company between Compudyne Telecommunication Systems Sdn. Bhd and PT Telin, a company fully owned by PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom).[74]

Maldives[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Maldives was estimated at 116.456% over a population estimate of around 0.4 million.[75]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Dhiraagu GSM-900 (EDGE)
2100 MHz HSPA+
LTE (planned)
0.350[76] (October 2012) Dhiraagu
2 Ooredoo GSM-900 (EDGE)
2100 MHz HSDPA
2600 MHz LTE
0.257[77] (March 2014) Ooredoo

Marshall Islands[edit]

As of 2008, Marshall Islands has 1000 subscribers in total.[78]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 NTA GSM 0.0007[78] (2008) MINTA

Micronesia, Federated States of[edit]

As of 2008, Micronesia, Federated States of has 34,000 subscribers in total.[79]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 FSM Telecom GSM-900 0.0274[79] (2008) FSMTC

Mongolia[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Mongolia was estimated at 80.120% over a population estimate of around 3.1 million.[80]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Mobicom GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz HSDPA, HSUPA
1.001[81] (Apr 2010) KDDI, Sumitomo Corporation, Newcom Group
2 Unitel GSM-900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz HSDPA, HSUPA
0.4[citation needed][when?] MCS Group
3 Skytel CdmaOne 0.23[citation needed][when?] SK Telecom, Taihan Electric, MCS Group, Altai Holdings, Unitelcom
4 G-Mobile CdmaOne 0.02[citation needed][when?]

Myanmar[edit]

As of June 2011, the penetration rate in Myanmar was estimated at 10.83% over a population estimate of over around 60 million.[citation needed]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 MPT 900 MHz GSM
CDMA
6.5[82] (Q2 2013) MPT
2 Ooredoo 900/2100 MHz UMTS (planned Q3 2014)[83][84][85] Not Yet Available Ooredoo
3 Telenor UMTS, HSPA (planned Q3 2014)[86] Not Yet Available Telenor

Nauru[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Nauru was estimated at 42.909% over a population estimate of around 9,000 people.[87] The World Factbook shows 6,700 subscribers in 2011.[88]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Digicel GSM-900 0.007 Digicel Pacific Ltd.

Nepal[edit]

As of May 2014, the penetration rate in Nepal was estimated at 79.11% over a population estimate of around 26.5 million.[89]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Ncell GSM-900/1800
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
11.328[89] (May 2014) TeliaSonera
2 Nepal Telecom CDMA, EV-DO
900 MHz GSM, GPRS
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+
WiMax
8.571[89] (May 2014) Nepal Telecom

New Caledonia[edit]

There is only 1 mobile operator in New Caledonia: the public company OPT (Office des Postes et Telecommunications – www.opt.nc).

At the end of 2012, New Caledonia has 243 056 subscribers in total: 28% with a subscription and 72% without.
The 2012 sales turnover of EUR 90.8 millions is dispatched in 50/50 of each kind of customers.

Information for line without subscription.
As of 1 January 2014:
- you need to buy a local OPT sim card: XPF 6 195/EUR 52 which includes a XPF 3 000/EUR 25 credit;
- local call are charged XPF 16.80/EUR 0.14 each 20 seconds, so it cost XPF 50.40/EUR 0.43 per minute;
- international call to Australian, French and New Zealander land line costs only XPF 16.8/CFP 0.14 per minute, USA 26.25/0.22, most of Europe 31.50/0.27, most of Asian G20 countries 40/0.34 only (cheaper that to call local)!!!
Link to other destinations:
http://www.opt.nc/images/stories/documents/mondialisation.pdf

- local SMS/MMS costs XPF 12.60/EUR 0.11;
- international SMS costs XPF 42/EUR 0.36 (no international MMS).

Source:[90]

New Zealand[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in New Zealand was estimated at 124.326% over a population estimate of around 4.3 million.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Vodafone 900/ 1800 MHz GSM, GPRS
900/ 2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
700/1800 MHz LTE
2.33 (June 2013)[91] Vodafone
2 Telecom New Zealand 850/ 2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
1800 MHz LTE
1.6 (August 2012)[91] (February 2012) Public Company
3 2degrees 900/ 1800 MHz GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
900/ 2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
1800 MHz LTE
1 (August 2012)[91] Trilogy International Partners and others.
Mobile Virtual Network Operators
1 Black+White
(using Vodafone)
GSM, GPRS
UMTS, HSPA
 ? Black+White
2 Orcon
(using Vodafone)
GSM, GPRS
UMTS, HSPA
 ? Kordia
3 Slingshot
(using Telecom XT)
UMTS, HSPA  ? Slingshot (ISP)
4 Skinny
(using Telecom XT)
UMTS, HSPA  ? Telecom (Public Company)

Niue[edit]

As of 2004, Niue has about 500 subscribers in total, a 6.5% penetration rate.[92]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Telecom Niue GSM (Equipment provided by Challenge Networks) 0.0005[92] (2004) Telecom Niue

Norfolk Island[edit]

As of October 2008, Norfolk Island has 131 subscribers in total, a 6.5% penetration rate.[93]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Norfolk Telecom GSM 0.000131[93] (October 2008) Norfolk Telecom

North Korea[edit]

As of March 2011 North Korea has over a million subscribers in total.[94]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 koryolink 2100 MHz UMTS >1.000 (March 2012) GTH (75%) and Korea Post & Telecommunications Trading Corporation (KPTC) (25%).

Pakistan[edit]

As of September 2013, Pakistan has 130 million subscribers in total, a 72% penetration rate.[95] Another estimate, made on June 2011, estimated 58.126% penetration rate over a population estimate of around 187 million.[96]

The country's telecom regulator is PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Mobilink GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS
WiMAX
37.4[95] (Sept 2013) Vimpelcom
2 Telenor GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+
32.3[95] (Sept 2013) Telenor
3 Ufone GSM-900 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
24.8[95] (Sept 2013) Etisalat(26%) and Government of Pakistan
4 Zong GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE (planned)
22.3[95] (Sept 2013) China Mobile
5 Warid GSM-900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE (planned)
12.8[95] (Sept 2013) Warid Telecom

Palau[edit]

As of 2008, Palau has 12,000 subscribers in total.[97]

Papua New Guinea[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Papua New Guinea was estimated at 47.595% over a population estimate of around 6.2 million.[98]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Digicel GSM-900
900 MHz UMTS
LTE
Not Yet Available Digicel
2 Bee Mobile GSM-900 Not Yet Available Pacific Mobile Communications
3 Telikom PNG GSM-900 Not Yet Available Telikom PNG

Philippines[edit]

As of September 2013, the number of subscribers in the Philippines was estimated at 108.6 million, a 120% penetration rate.[99]

The country's telecom regulator is the NTC (National Telecommunications Commission).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Smart Communications
Talk 'N Text and Sun Cellular
GSM-900/1800 GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
850/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
2100 MHz LTE
WiMAX
Talk 'N Text: GSM, GPRS
Sun Cellular: 1800 MHz GSM (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
72.5 (September 2013) Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (100%)
2 Globe Telecom
Touch Mobile and ABS-CBNmobile
GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
WiMAX
Touch Mobile: 900Mhz and 1800Mhz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, HSDPA
ABS-CBNmobile: GSM 900Mhz and 1800Mhz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, DC-HSPA+ Planned
38.5 (December 2013) Singapore Telecommunications (47.3%)
Ayala Corporation (34%)
Public Stock (21%)

Samoa[edit]

As of November 2007, Samoa has 85,000 subscribers in total, a 47% penetration rate.[100]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 bluesky GSM-900 Not Yet Available bluesky Samoa
2 Digicel GSM-900
2100 MHz UMTS
Not Yet Available Digicel

Singapore[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Singapore was estimated at 155.799% over a population estimate of around 4.7 million.[101]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 SingTel Mobile GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE Advanced
3.5[102] (December 2011) Singapore Telecommunications
2 StarHub GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
2.18[103] (Q3 2012) StarHub
3 M1 GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
900/2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1800/2600 MHz LTE
2.1[104] (Q2 2013) M1 Limited
Axiata Group Berhad(88.01%)
4 QMax WiMAX

Solomon Islands[edit]

As of 2008, Solomon Islands has 30,000 subscribers in total.[105]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Breeze GSM-900/1800 MHz
850/2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA
0.03[105] (2008) STKL

South Korea[edit]

As of August 2011, South Korea has 52.60 million subscribers in total, a 108% penetration rate.[106] Another estimate, made in March 2011, found a penetration rate of 105.354% over a population estimate of around 49 million.[107]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 SK Telecom CdmaOne, EVDO
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA,
Mobile WiMAX
850/1800 MHz LTE[108]
26.46[106] SK Corporation
2 KT 2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA,
Mobile WiMAX
1800/900 MHz LTE[108]
16.91[106] KT Corporation
3 LG U+ CdmaOne, EVDO,
850/2100 MHz LTE[109]
9.22[106] LG Corporation
Mobile Virtual Network Operator
1 Hello mobile (uses Olleh) CJ Group
2 Onse Telecom Corporation (uses Olleh)
3 Homeplus (uses Olleh KT,UPLUS) TESCO
4 annextelecom (uses Olleh KT)
5 s-roaming (uses Olleh KT)
6 WMVNO (uses Olleh KT)
7 N telecom (uses Olleh KT)
8 SK Telink (uses SK Telecom) SK Corporation
9 ShinsegaeE-mart (uses SK Telecom)
10 kct (uses SK Telecom)
11 Eco-mobile (uses SK Telecom)
12 S1 (uses SK Telecom)

Sri Lanka[edit]

As of March 2014, the penetration rate in Sri Lanka was estimated at 104.4% over a population estimate of over around 20.3 million.[110]

The country's telecom regulator is the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Dialog GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz FD-LTE
9.285[111] (Q1 2014) Axiata Group Berhad
2 Mobitel GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz FD-LTE
7[112] (Q1 2014) Sri Lanka Telecom PLC
3 Etisalat GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
1800 MHz FD-LTE (Planned)
4.5 (Q4 2013) Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
5 Hutch GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
3.5 (Q4 2013) Hutchison Whampoa Limited
4 Airtel GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1.7 (Q4 2013) Bharti Airtel Limited

Taiwan[edit]

As of June 2011, the penetration rate in Taiwan was estimated at 105.354% over a population estimate of around 23 million.[113]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Chunghwa Telecom GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+
1800 MHz LTE
10.624[114] (December 2013)
2 FarEasTone GSM-900/1800
2100 MHz UMTS
700 MHz LTE
WiMAX (South Region only)
7.21[115] (December 2013) Far Eastern Group
3 Taiwan Mobile GSM-900/1800
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA
700 MHz LTE
7.23[116] (December 2013)
4 APT – Asia Pacific Telecom/A+ CdmaOne
CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev.B
3.05[117] (June 2012)
5 VIBO/TSTAR 2100 MHz UMTS 2.3 (Q3 2011)[118]
6 FITEL PHS
WiMAX (North Region only)
1.25[citation needed] (November 2007)
7 Global Mobile Corporation/G1 WiMAX (North Region only) Not Yet Available
8 VMAX WiMAX (North Region only) Not Yet Available Vee Telecom 72.43%
9 Tatung Infocom WiMAX (South Region only) Not Yet Available Vee Telecom
10 Vee Telecom WiMAX (South Region only) Not Yet Available

Tajikistan[edit]

As of 2010, Tajikistan has an estimated 4.5 million subscribers in total, a 42% penetration rate.[119]

The Telecom Regulator is the Communications Regulatory Agency (CRA).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Tcell GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
800 MHz LTE
3.301[120] (2013) TeliaSonera
2 Babilon Mobile GSM-900 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
1800/2100 MHz LTE
0.8[121] (March 2008)
3 Beeline GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
0.836[53] (May 2011) Tacom (100%: VimpelCom (60%))
4 MLT GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
0.517[53] (May 2011) Megafon (75%)

Thailand[edit]

As of June 2013, the penetration rate in Thailand was 131.84% over a population estimate of around 67.373 million.[122]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 AIS 900/1800 MHz (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
42[123] (Q1 2014) INTOUCH Company (40.45%)
Singapore Telecommunications (21.31%)
2 DTAC GSM 1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
850/2100  MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
2100 MHz LTE
30.6[123] (Q1 2014) Telenor (42.61%)
Thai Telco Holdings (15.03%)
3 Truemove-H GSM 1800 (GPRS, EDGE)
2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+
2100 MHz LTE
11.1[123] (Q1 2014) True Corporation
China Mobile (18%)
4 TOT 2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ 0.18[124] (Q3 2010)
including MVNOs
Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT)
5 MY 850 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available CAT Telecom
Mobile Virtual Network Operators
1 IEC 2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available THE INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (100%)
2 TuneTalk 2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available LOXLEY Public Company Limited (50%)
Tune Group Sdn Bhd (10%)
Thai AirAsia (40%)
3 imobile-3GX 2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available Samart Corporation Public Company (100%)
4 Mojo 2100 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available M Consult Asia Company (100%)
5 365 850 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ Not Yet Available 365 Communication (100%)
6 Truemove-H 850 MHz UMTS HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ 10[123] (Q1 2014) True Corporation

Timor-Leste[edit]

As of June 2011, the penetration rate in Timor-Leste was estimated at 46.696% over a population estimate of around 1.2 million.[125]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Timor Telecom GSM-900 0.53[125] (June 2011) Timor Telecom
2 Telkomcel GSM-850 0.099 (September 2013) Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (TL) S.A.

Tonga[edit]

As of November 2007, Tonga has 0.03 million subscribers in total.[126]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Digicel GSM-900 0.020[126] (November 2007) Digicel Group Ltd
2 Tonga Communications Corporation GSM-900 0.010[126] (November 2007) Tonga Government

Turkmenistan[edit]

As of 2012, Turkmenistan has 4.44 million subscribers in total or 88.8% penetration rate.

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 MTS Turkmenistan GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS
1.44[127] (October 2012) MTS
2 TM CELL
(Altyn Asyr)
GSM-900/1800 MHz ( GPRS, EDGE )
2100 MHz UMTS
3[128] (October 2012) TM CELL

Tuvalu[edit]

As of 2008, Tuvalu has 2,000 subscribers in total.[129]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 TTC GSM 0.002[129] (2008) TTC

Uzbekistan[edit]

As of March 2011, the penetration rate in Uzbekistan was estimated at 81.205% over a population estimate of around 28.1 million.[130]

The country's telcom regulator is the Uzbekistan Communications and Information Agency’s Board (CIAUz).

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 UCell
(Formerly Coscom)
GSM-900/1800 MHz
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
7.19[131] (November 2010) TeliaSonera (99.7%)
2 Beeline GSM-900/1800 MHz
2100 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
5.26[53] (May 2011) VimpelCom (100%)
3 Uzmobile CdmaOne Not Yet Available Uzbektelecom
4 Perfectum CdmaOne Not Yet Available Perfectum

Vanuatu[edit]

As of 2008, Vanuatu has 36,000 subscribers in total.[132]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Telecom Vanuatu GSM-900 0.01[citation needed][when?] Telecom Vanuatu Ltd
2 Digicel Vanuatu GSM-900 0.01[citation needed][when?] Digicel Group Ltd

Vietnam[edit]

As of May 2012, the penetration rate in Vietnam was estimated at 120% over a population estimate of around 91 million.[133]

Rank Operator Technology Subscribers
(in millions)
Ownership
1 Viettel Mobile GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
1900/2100 MHz UMTS
36.72[133] (May 2012) Viettel Corporation
2 MobiFone GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
UMTS
29.11[133] (May 2012) VMS (VNPT subsidiary)
3 Vinaphone GSM-900/1800 (GPRS)
2100 MHz UMTS
28.71[133] (May 2012) GPC (VNPT subsidiary)
4 Vietnamobile GSM (eGSM, GPRS)
UMTS
10.0[134] (May 2012) Hanoi Telecom, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited
5 Gmobile (formerly Beeline) GSM-1800 2[135] (May 2010)
GTEL Mobile Joint Stock Company
6 S-Fone CdmaOne, CDMA2000 EVDO 2.0[136] (2010) SPT

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