Vinaphone

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Vinaphone
Type Subsidiary of VNPT
Industry Mobile telecommunications
Founded June 26, 1996
Headquarters Hanoi, Vietnam
Products Mobile networks, Telecom services
Parent VNPT
Website www.vinaphone.com.vn

Vinaphone is a Vietnamese major mobile network operator headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam. Founded on June 26, 1996, as a GSM launcher, Vinaphone is the second network (after MobiFone) and currently the second largest provider in Vietnam.

Partnership with Vodafone[edit]

At the beginning of September 2014 Vinaphone signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Vodafone.[1]

Market share and competitors[edit]

Vinaphone had a market share (estimated based on revenues) of 30% in 2012.[2] Its main competitors are Viettel with 40.67% market share and MobiFone with 17.9%, which is also owned by VNPT.[2] They control almost 90% of the market, with the rest controlled by Vietnamobile with 8%, Gmobile (formerly Beeline) with 3.2% and S-Fone with 0.1%.[2]

History[edit]

Popularity[edit]

Vinaphone is considered Operator of State Servants as most of its subscribers are civil service employees.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vinaphone, Vodafone ink cooperation deal". TeleGeography. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Năm 2012 khó khăn của các mạng di động nhỏ". Gafin.vn. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mạng di động của những người giàu" (in Vietnamese). VnExpress. 18 April 2008. 

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